Inviting Education Online: A Prudent Approach for Challenging Times
Invitational Education, as a theory of practice provides a powerful lens for examining what has been done and for thinking about what can be done in pragmatic, democratic and ethical ways. The Get Ready, Get Set and S.W.I.N.G. model of Invitational Leadership provides a strategy for facing not only the COVID 19 crisis but any storm that assails education organisations. Read more
Kids are not alright online
Much time was spent online during the pandemic and children are saying that the amount of graphically sexual and violent content and abuse they were exposed to is troubling.
US teacher Keishia Thorpe wins $1 million global teacher prize 2021
US teacher Keishia Thorpe has opened up college education for low-income, first-generation American, immigrant and refugee students winning a US$1 million Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2021.
Mental heath and catching up priorities after pandemic
Schools Plus’ funding applications have ended and what schools are asking for reveals where the pandemic has hit hardest.
Dyslexia disarmed with simple strategies
One-fifth of the Australian population is diagnosed as being mild to severely dyslexic. Additionally, the 2019 update from the Australian Bureau of Statistics indicated that the participation of people with disabilities, including those with dyslexia, in higher education has slightly declined since 2016.
Interactive learning spaces: lessons from the pandemic
Online education isn’t by any means something new. However, more than ever before, the past two years have led educators to discover alternative ways of teaching. And while the beginnings were difficult and we’re still facing a lot of uncertainty, the frantic switch to online learning is no longer helping anyone.
The Catch 22 of youth employment
Businesses want to have a supply of qualified employees and that means involvement in where and how those future workers are being made.