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Data literacy: embracing the digital age

Like reading and writing, data literacy must be developed early in a child’s education. In today’s digital economy, making sense of data is paramount to organisations far and wide. As such, data and analytics skills are in demand across all ...

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The joy of making a difference

A love of teaching and a commitment to leadership and professional learning have helped Scone Grammar’s head of primary inspire others to great success. Graeme Feeney’s career as an educator has taken him from the Blue Mountains in NSW, across ...

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Working the network: LinkedIn for schools

With the right strategies, LinkedIn can be a powerful online tool for schools. LinkedIn is so much more than simply an online resume for graduating students or a branding and alumni tool for secondary schools and colleges. There are many ...

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Monitoring solutions

An effective and reliable network monitoring system can help mitigate infrastructural challenges. As technology advances, so too does its use across different industries, including the education sector. In the contemporary education environment, schools and universities are becoming increasingly reliant on ...

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Leading with literacy

One principal’s passion for creating caring, empathic citizens who value literacy and learning. A love of reading is what brings many an educator to the profession, but Helen Chatto has taken her career-long passion for literacy all the way to ...

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Beating boredom

Is there a trajectory of boredom in students’ school spaces? In Australia, there are approximately 6661 government schools, 1717 catholic schools and 1015 independent schools that provide outdoor spaces for students to engage with each day for learning and developmental ...

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Let kids be kids?

Too many people see learning and play as opposites. Quantum Physics for Babies. Some find it hard to believe, but it is indeed a real book, and other books which introduce abstract scientific concepts to young minds have followed. It’s ...

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VR Gets real

No longer just for games, virtual reality is altering our views on learning. Virtual reality (VR) is set to change the teaching landscape in Australia. It will be the tipping point for innovation in education. VR can revolutionise education through ...

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Minding our languages

The benefits to children of learning an Indigenous language are many. The focus of NAIDOC Week this year (2–9 July) was on the importance of language, and on social media the message was spread with the hashtag #ourlanguagematters. Dr Samantha ...

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