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Positive Education: When The Ultimate Aim is a Student’s Well-being

Around the world, an increasing number of schools are signing up to positive psychology methods, which aims to foster well-being and happiness in young students. Positive education theory is not as new as it seems; indeed, its roots can be … Continue reading

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CV and interview skills for teachers

The following slides were shown as part of the IEU CV and Interview Skills Workshop, July 1, Melbourne. Cv writing and interview skills 2013 from SchoolJobs

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PhD Scholarships for mid-career teachers

The Australian Scholarships Group (ASG) in collaboration with the Faculty of Education, Monash University, is offering a full-time scholarship and a one year bursary for doctoral candidates in 2013. Research topics should have a focus on teaching and learning in … Continue reading

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You are an 80% bicyclist!

Flipping the classroom is gaining traction across secondary and tertiary education organisations. The following video by Salman Khan, a former hedge fund analyst who has used his talent for social good (!), explains the mechanics and benefits of ‘flipping’ the … Continue reading

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Physics Teachers’ delight

This month saw the announcement of evidence of atomic physics’ missing link, the Higgs Boson. A contemporary of mine (who subsequently worked at CERN) wrote his Doctoral thesis on this in 1992. Following last week’s announcement, his Facebook post read: … Continue reading

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Interview skills

See the attached presentation on interview skills, delivered at the IEU Student Teacher ‘Best Foot Forward’ conference on July 4. Succeeding at interview presentation.pptx View more presentations from stevenwhittington. We wish you every success in finding a school that wants … Continue reading

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Report writing: How to stay sane!

It’s that time of year when teachers take a break from the rigours of classroom teaching (if they’re lucky) and are stretched to produce 100 mini War and Peace biographies of their students’ achievements and challenges at the mid-year point. … Continue reading

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Anti-bullying resource launched

The following news segment aired in February this year announcing the trial of a new online anti-bullying resource for students and teachers: New website tackles bullying – Ch7 News The website has now launched and was featured on this morning’s … Continue reading

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Sit down and be quiet: How to engage your students

It’s the start of a new school year and teachers nationwide will soon be introducing themselves to new classes, perhaps in new schools, and attempting to reach agreement on mutual expectations for classroom behaviour. Strategies for achieving an environment conducive … Continue reading

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Engage your students with Skwirk

Skwirk has pioneered Australia’s first online, syllabus-specific, interactive learning portal for primary and secondary school students. Continue reading

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