Monthly Archive: August 2011

Call to spend $250m on worst-off students (The Sydney Morning Herald, 31 Aug 2011, Page5) 0

Call to spend $250m on worst-off students (The Sydney Morning Herald, 31 Aug 2011, Page5)

Ken Boston discovers wisdom now he is not a prisoner of the system. Call to spend $250m on worst-off studentsAndrew Stevenson EDUCATION EDITORThe Sydney Morning Herald31 Aug 2011THE Education Department should send 200 more...

Gonski research projects set to guide debate on school funding (The Sydney Morning Herald, 31 Aug 2011, Page5) 0

Gonski research projects set to guide debate on school funding (The Sydney Morning Herald, 31 Aug 2011, Page5)

Roll on the Gonski Review. I received the King’s Gazette, in my privileged position as an Old Boy, which included both Him Talks’ brave defence of his school’s financial needs and their right to...

Building a better pay ladder (The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 Aug 2011, Page13) 0

Building a better pay ladder (The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 Aug 2011, Page13)

Building a better pay ladderProfessor Stephen Dinham is chairman of teacher education and director of learning and teaching at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne.The Sydney Morning Herald29 Aug 2011We know...

Stolen Generations history is key (The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 Aug 2011, Page13) 0

Stolen Generations history is key (The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 Aug 2011, Page13)

Stolen Generations history is keyThe Sydney Morning Herald29 Aug 2011â€�Too little’’ Aboriginal history will be taught â€�â€�too late’’ under the new national curriculum, says the indigenous co-chair of the National Sorry Day Committee, Helen...

Stories from a digital space (The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 Aug 2011, Page13) 0

Stories from a digital space (The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 Aug 2011, Page13)

Now this is one for the English Department in your school: oddly, one of the most mature technologies on the web and something that should have been in common use five years ago. Stories...

Could do better, teacher: minister backs plan for student feedback (The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 Aug 2011, Page1) 1

Could do better, teacher: minister backs plan for student feedback (The Sydney Morning Herald, 29 Aug 2011, Page1)

Amid the fear and gnashing of teeth, some will see the benefit. Could do better, teacher: minister backs plan for student feedbackAndrew Stevenson EDUCATION EDITORThe Sydney Morning Herald29 Aug 2011NSW students could be invited...

When Students Run the Help Desk — THE Journal 0

When Students Run the Help Desk — THE Journal

Roll on, VET IT course! A Massachusetts high school will take a bold step this fall by training students to handle most of the troubleshooting and problem solving for its new 1:1 iPad initiative....

Defenders of the tome debate (Spectrum, 27 Aug 2011, Page32) 0

Defenders of the tome debate (Spectrum, 27 Aug 2011, Page32)

One for future purchase! Defenders of the tome debateReview by Mark TewfikSpectrum27 Aug 2011The printed book has long been under siege: when not being burned or censored, books have been derided as elitist or,...