Leading locked down schools
Lockdown has required a rethink of how leadership can be done remotely and for those who have done it well the process has led to a realisation of how wide a school leader’s role is. Read more
The Class of 2021 - is it time for a change in how we do the HSC?
The HSC timetable is well established and students have always had clear pathways on to tertiary study. However, this year, that clear path is jaded with misinformation, the combination of revolving and seemingly endless lockdowns, learning from home and the growing reliance on media outlets and social media to provide the latest health and education updates. The 2021 HSC is exposing the greatest systemic weakness at the worst possible time. Read more
Moving away from the damaging Covid ‘catch-up’ narrative: how EdTech can support students and bolster attainment without contributing to pressure
The question of how to help students get 'back on track' academically after extensive school closures and disruption throughout the pandemic has understandably been a major concern for schools, teachers and parents.
Mental health support found lacking during COVID
It's not a huge reach to say that almost two years of this pandemic has affected school communities' wellbeing and general mental health.
Reimagining the classrooms of the future
Today, remote learning continues to be integrated into the physical classroom. By maintaining students' ability to learn remotely and benefit from technological advancements in teaching, educators will be able to enhance the learning experience for all.
From disability to employability
Dapto High School, NSW, has seen the difference transitioning from school into a job can make.
How much is enough screen time?
Excess screen time effects can include depression, obesity, poor quality of life, unhealthy diet and decreased physical and cognitive abilities. Whereas regular physical activity can improve physical fitness, cardiometabolic health, bone health and academic performance. Combining increased physical activity with reduced screen time showed a gradual beneficial effect on mental wellbeing across genders.