Archive for October 11th, 2012
Online tutoring proves a hit
By Education Review | 11th October, 2012 | News, Teaching, Technology |
A homework hotline, open until 10pm, six days a week, is catching on with teachers and students. Kirrawee High School in Sydney’s south began subscribing to yourtutor, a one-to-one, online homework centre, at the end of term two with pleasing More..
AEU state president will not run for next election
By Education Review | 11th October, 2012 | Breaking News, Careers, Front page posts, News |
After 30 years as a union official, Mary Bluett, the Australian Education Union Victorian branch president, has announced she will not run be running in the next ballot. First revealed in a letter to members, Bluett confirmed that she and More..
Teachers strike in Victoria and Queensland
By Education Review | 11th October, 2012 | News, VET |
Victorian state school teachers have come out in force with almost 40,000 going on strike, and in Queensland about 17 Catholic schools closed during an industrial dispute, while others ran with skeleton staff. Teachers at 171 of Queensland’s 292 Catholic More..
Shall I compare thee to a rabbit
By Amie Larter | 11th October, 2012 | News, Teaching |
Students throughout the Sydney region are being encouraged by teachers to get creative, as part of a literacy competition called The Poetry Object. The competition, run by The Red Room Company, encourages primary and secondary students as well as their More..