‘Mistranslations’ was the title of one of the exhibitions for Melbourne Design Week 2021 (to April 5). It was devised in response to translation errors and confusing information regarding COVID-19, produced during 2020. Artists from non-English speaking backgrounds were invited to create posters in languages other than English to make the COVID-19 safety messages clear. …
Primary Learning’s online courses have been approved until 31 July 2021 under NESA’s interim arrangements. This is a great opportunity to work on proven PD and ensure both learning and hours are consolidated.
Headlines from some news media’s education desks appear to indicate that the state of education is verging on collapse.
It’s Star Wars Day. May the fourth be with you! This contemporary acknowledgement of the classic movie series provides an introduction to the power of those sayings that we often quote, and frequently use to guide – or justify – our behaviour. It’s time to share some of these words of wisdom with our students.…
Several of the many facets of the complexity of schooling moved into the public arena with the ABC’s Four Corners program, DigiKids. DigiKids which aired on Monday 11 November, 2019.
Considering the interim report on the review of curriculum conducted by the NSW Education and Standards Authority (NESA), and putting it into a broader context.
What we do in the classroom builds on and around this for each child. We have to treat all literary practices as an integral component of our students’ lives, so that they can take themselves seriously as active participants.
It’s Education week for 2019! All NSW Public Schools are celebrating Education week this week (first week of August) with the theme of ‘Every student, every voice’.
So much has been written about that test, and the messages are confusing. Indigenous students’ literacy and numeracy skills have improved at twice the rate of their peers’ over the past decade, new NAPLAN data shows. Sydney Morning Herald 08/04/2019 … since 2008 there have been statistically significant gains and year levels, particularly at the…
Our work in literacy does not have to have our students tied to a desk, involved in tedious or mind-numbingly repetition and practice.