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Working at home

In this new world we are inhabiting for a while, everyone is working at home with the family. It can seem daunting to have to do your own work, and at the same time manage your children’s learning. It’s a big ask for everyone.

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Reviewing the review: Exploring curriculum reforms in NSW

Last week NESA (NSW Education Standards Authority) released the interim report on the curriculum review Nurturing wonder and igniting passion: Designs for a future school curriculum. This 131 page document presents a summary if initial feedback and early recommendations regarding the future of education in NSW. “The Interim Report is informed by a first phase…

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Teacher learning

I have spent some time this term with Primary Masters of Teaching students who are undertaking their professional experience placements for Semester 1. This has provided the excuse to explore some of the issues of student teacher professional experience, and how the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (AITSL, 2018) can inform this experience. Mentor Preparation…