Just 'Itching' for Change
There is deep dissatisfaction in education, here are some suggestions from a principal as to how that might addressed. O'Brien suggests that a good place to start would be to stop telling educators what they need and actually ask them what their concerns are. Read more
National Guidelines for Tech in Early Education Out of Step
Technology is everywhere, everywhere but in primary school programs and some researchers feel that this is doing young children a disservice.
Driver in Scotch College Adelaide Principal’s Seat
STEM knowledge Growing in the Wheatbelt
Western Australia's expansive Wheatbelt region in the state's southwest is one of the world's most science and technology heavy agricultural operations.
Flexible, Accessible School Psychology Through Telehealth
When it comes to psychology for children, there's an emerging concern that support and treatment is becoming increasingly inaccessible. Parents are struggling to access psychologists, yet one in seven children and adolescents aged 4-17 have recently experienced a mental health disorder in Australia.
Tutoring vs Teaching
In my thirty years as an educator, I have had the formal titles (but never at the same time) of 'teacher' and 'tutor”' I have certainly done a fair amount of teaching as a tutor, and I have deployed tutoring methodology as a teacher. Despite the obvious crossovers, I remain convinced of the fundamental differences between teaching and tutoring, and of the value of both approaches to every student's learning journey.
Two NSW Principals Off to Harvard
The two NSW recipients of the 2022 Harvard Principals Scholarships will undertake a professional education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education that is specifically designed to strengthen the skills of educational leaders.