Monthly Archives: August 2012

Dear Mr Baillieu…

The $5 Billion annual investment in Australia’s future, as recommended by the Gonski review of education funding, actually represents an ENORMOUS cost saving compared to the tens of billions this country will spend on fighting (juvenile) crime and building more prisons. Continue reading

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Teaching jobs overseas

Hunting for great teaching jobs in Melbourne, Sydney or Canberra can be frustrating. Perhaps it is worth weighing up the financial benefits of teaching overseas? Continue reading

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Winners!

The following people will receive a free one-hour individual CV consultation after their names were drawn from the two hundred students, teachers and admin staff who registered on SchoolJobs during the Education Show on August 10-11: Brendan, Rosebud Tania, Fitzroy … Continue reading

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Performance management for teachers

Federal and state education ministers approved a new performance and development framework for teachers, who will now face annual performance assessments from 2013. Continue reading

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More Phys Ed teachers needed!

Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates has called for a greater emphasis on teaching sport in Australian schools in order to win more gold medals at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Continue reading

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SchoolJobs to sponsor Teachers’ Games

SchoolJobs will sponsor the 2012 Victorian Teachers’ Games, to be held in Ballarat on September 24 – 26 Continue reading

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5 lessons from the London 2012 Olympics

The Tour de France, the London Olympics provide the opportunity to learn more about ourselves through the (mis-?) adventures of others. Here are my top five lessons from the first week of the Games. Continue reading

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Saya tidak mengerti…

Learning a language provides not only a communication tool; it also offers an insight into other worlds, other cultures and traditions. Continue reading

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