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7 pillars of digital leadership

“Today’s students are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach,” Marc Prensky wrote nearly 15 years ago, describing digital natives. Globalisation, the redefinition and expansion of knowledge, technological advances and ways in which organisations and institutions operate ...

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Berries eaten in Vic cooking class

Berries linked to a nationwide hepatitis A food scare were consumed by Victorian Year 7 students after using them to make smoothies during a cooking class. The berries were used in the food technology class in Ballarat Secondary College, the ...

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Build positive parent-teacher relationships

Teacher-parent communication fosters better collaboration between school and home contributing positively to a child’s academic success, an expert explains. Dr Denise Chapman, a lecturer at Monash University, specialising in early childhood education, literacy, and digital technologies spoke to education editor ...

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Parent relations with schools under the microscope

A researcher is seeking feedback from parents of school-aged children across the country as part of a project aimed at understanding and improving relationships between families and schools. Charles Sturt University student Kathryn Dalton is investigating how parents and guardians ...

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Tablets can make testing fun and easy

Using tablets to track learning in the early years of schooling can improve data management and is a fun and engaging way to assess the educational progress of students, a leading researcher says. Maurice Walker, a principal research fellow in ...

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