Indigenous Children face tough challenges in most education systems. They often give up on education all together as they are not motivated enough and are often not given the resources that are necessary. Riley Court Bennet is from the Barkindji tribe from an Australian Indigenous tribal group from the Darling River basin in Far West New South Wales, … Continue reading Riley’s Journey from School to Medicine
The basic elements of an active learning classroom are conventional, there is no one-size-fits all. All school designs are really based on the alumni of the school. To a large extent the brand or the voice of the school plays a key role in spatial design. To achieve the custom fit your school needs, the … Continue reading How can you hack your learning space on a budget?
The conference kicked off with James Curran posing the very important question, What are the steps in making a vegemite sandwhich? James Curran, Associate Professor at University of Sydney covered, • Understanding Digital Technologies and how it fits within thesyllabus• Breaking down the language and content descriptors• Remapping Digital Technologies across the different stages … Continue reading Takeaway’s from Unpacking Coding Conference
Rebecca is a Video Producer at The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) where she creates and coordinates a range of multi platform rich media video productions. With over 12 year’s experience in corporate production and broadcast television as an Editor, working with leading production companies and networks brings a wealth of knowledge of high end … Continue reading How to produce & share effective video content
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are the most significantly disadvantaged group in Australia. According to Oxfam Australia (2017), they are “one of the most impoverished and disadvantaged communities in the world”. There is a significant inequality between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in health and life-expectancy. Indigenous Australians experience shorter life expectancy, higher rates of … Continue reading The VAEAI Initiative
Possessing a strong desire to reinvent education for the 21st century, Jade Moffat has been described as someone who “never sets limits on herself or others” and “is living proof of the power of thinking outside the box to realise powerful outcomes for young people”. She was recently recognized by The Educator magazine as one … Continue reading Powerful Youth Unemployment Programs Run by Corporates
Deanne Thomas has a lot of experience and leadership in indigenous education issues. She has developed a number of projects and programmes for teachers of Māori immersion, dual immersion and te reo Māori. She was a member of Te Ohu Matua, the reference group for the Ministry of Education in the development of Te Marautanga … Continue reading An Interview with Deanne Thomas on the Indigenous Education culture in NZ
The Evidence based teaching conference kicked off with a wealth of knowledge from Kerri Batch & Josie Crisara Kerri Batch & Josie Crisara covered Improving data collection & reporting forstudent outcomes Brief Overview of the topics covered:• Collecting high-quality data for academic performance, character development and 21st century learning skills• Tracking data and improving reporting on … Continue reading Takeaways from The Evidence Based Teaching in Schools Conference