In The Media

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On the Radio

As we start Term 2 with home learning, there is much discussion about VCE. Our Head of VCE and Humanities, Mr Scott Sweeney chats on ABC Radio and 3AW.

The Future of Education

The Future of Education

Tina Funder from Work like a Motherfather talks to our Principal, Mrs Marise McConaghy, about how Strathcona prepares the next generation of leaders to grow and thrive, COVID-19 impacts, pivoting and what she thinks the future of learning looks like. #girlsunstoppable #unstoppableleader

Tomorrow's leaders captain

Tomorrow’s Leaders

Change is inevitable — but what kind of world do our next generation of young leaders want to live in, and how will they play a role in making it happen? The Progress Leader interviews our School Captain Kara.

Herald Sun article heading

Online tools to keep kids learning even in a statewide school shutdown

To manage student wellbeing, pastoral periods will run via Microsoft teams on Tuesday and Thursdays. The school said students are encouraged to adopt positive wellbeing strategies for the period of remote learning such as: be dressed in neat attire for all classes, set up their computer to do online class from a public space in the house, stay connected with friends online and through telephone at recess and lunchtimes, keep to a ‘school day’ routine while at home, maintain daily exercise, eat healthy meals and snack regularly. Teachers are also encouraged to maintain regular working hours, behaviour management and pastoral care as best as possible.

The Australian article

Lifelong learning key to the future

At the coalface of girls’ education, Strathcona Girls Grammar Head of Digital Learning and Innovation Michelle Dennis says the most important skills will be those that can’t be taught from a book. “A lot of future-proofing comes down to giving students the opportunity to encounter new experiences,” she says.