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4 R’s for Remote Learning

As Melbourne switched back into lockdown, Junior School psychologist, Mrs Sharon Turner, spoke to ABC Drive host, Rafael Epstein about tips to assist parents in making remote learning a smooth process for all.

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Meet our Year 7 Coordinator

Ms Liesl Woods is a passionate and reassuring leader who offers Year 7s security and confidence to be their best self.

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The Extra Curricular Conundrum

How to get the out-of-school hours right for your child? Dean of Students, Mrs Amber Sowden writes about how to get the balance right and the best out of extracurricular activities.

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Seize Your Yay!

“Stretch your brain so far it can never go back to its old dimensions” was one of many bits of inspiration from our latest Strathcona Centre for Learning Futures speaker, Funtrepreneur Sarah Davidson.

Languages

Good for the soul and for the brain

Six reasons why studying a language is so rewarding. Our Head of Languages Mrs Virginia Prior outlines the benefits of having a second, third, or fourth language.

Future CEO

What the next generation of female CEOs need to know

The events of the last year have put leaders from all industries under the spotlight, providing plenty of examples of both poor and best practice for the world to analyse. And while a global pandemic is an extraordinary event, crises and situations of extreme stress and pressure generally do reveal a lot about a person’s capacity for leadership. Leaders and organisations that have responded well are those that have stayed true to their values and mission and used these as a compass when the landscape continued to shift and change.

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Strathcona Centre for Learning Futures

The future will require a high level of emotional intelligence from the workforce. Strathcona Centre for Learning Futures heard from Dr Mark Williams, Professor of Neuroscience from Macquarie University as he unpacked emotions, the power of the brain and the unique human capacity for emotional connection.

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Ready, set, go: Ways to set your child up for an active lifestyle

Parents have a critical role to play in encouraging healthy habits for kids that will last a lifetime, writes Kim Bate, Head of Health and Physical Education. She gives her tips for parents on supporting an active lifestyle.

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Learning Legacy Program – a positive outcome from a difficult year

Strathcona has capitalised on the unprecedented level of responsibility that school students had to embrace during the lockdown.

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Boroondara, Stonnington school captains share hopes for 2021

Deputy School Captain, Francesca Clarke shares her vision for 2021 with The Leader.

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Pandemic normalises remote learning

“Schools must prepare students to operate in this new hybrid world, where we both work independently and collaborate in person. An education that encourages students to independently grapple with problems and think creatively, while also enabling group collaboration and community learning, will provide them with the best opportunity to thrive,” Mrs Simone Boland, Dean of Teaching and Learning says in an interview with The Australian Financial Review.

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The benefits of reading for pleasure

Reading is generally regarded as a Good Thing in education, and there is a strong correlation between reading and academic success, but reading for pleasure has benefits that extend far beyond literacy and comprehension skills. Beyond the academic benefits of reading, research has also shown social and emotional benefits. This paper summarises some recent research on reading for pleasure and explains how this will be supported by Game of Loans in Term 2.

  • All
  • Featured
  • In The Media
  • News
  • Strathy Stories
Graphic and text templates (28)

4 R’s for Remote Learning

As Melbourne switched back into lockdown, Junior School psychologist, Mrs Sharon Turner, spoke to ABC Drive host, Rafael Epstein about tips to assist parents in making remote learning a smooth process for all.

Read More →
0136

Meet our Year 7 Coordinator

Ms Liesl Woods is a passionate and reassuring leader who offers Year 7s security and confidence to be their best self.

Read More →
Netball image

The Extra Curricular Conundrum

How to get the out-of-school hours right for your child? Dean of Students, Mrs Amber Sowden writes about how to get the balance right and the best out of extracurricular activities.

Read More →
SCLF logo

Seize Your Yay!

“Stretch your brain so far it can never go back to its old dimensions” was one of many bits of inspiration from our latest Strathcona Centre for Learning Futures speaker, Funtrepreneur Sarah Davidson.

Read More →
Languages

Good for the soul and for the brain

Six reasons why studying a language is so rewarding. Our Head of Languages Mrs Virginia Prior outlines the benefits of having a second, third, or fourth language.

Read More →
Future CEO

What the next generation of female CEOs need to know

The events of the last year have put leaders from all industries under the spotlight, providing plenty of examples of both poor and best practice for the world to analyse. And while a global pandemic is an extraordinary event, crises and situations of extreme stress and pressure generally do reveal a lot about a person’s capacity for leadership. Leaders and organisations that have responded well are those that have stayed true to their values and mission and used these as a compass when the landscape continued to shift and change.

Read More →
SCLF logo

Strathcona Centre for Learning Futures

The future will require a high level of emotional intelligence from the workforce. Strathcona Centre for Learning Futures heard from Dr Mark Williams, Professor of Neuroscience from Macquarie University as he unpacked emotions, the power of the brain and the unique human capacity for emotional connection.

Read More →
Parents Website _ Active_childhood

Ready, set, go: Ways to set your child up for an active lifestyle

Parents have a critical role to play in encouraging healthy habits for kids that will last a lifetime, writes Kim Bate, Head of Health and Physical Education. She gives her tips for parents on supporting an active lifestyle.

Read More →
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Learning Legacy Program – a positive outcome from a difficult year

Strathcona has capitalised on the unprecedented level of responsibility that school students had to embrace during the lockdown.

Read More →
Capture

Boroondara, Stonnington school captains share hopes for 2021

Deputy School Captain, Francesca Clarke shares her vision for 2021 with The Leader.

Read More →
Schools must prepare students to operate in this new hybrid world...

Pandemic normalises remote learning

“Schools must prepare students to operate in this new hybrid world, where we both work independently and collaborate in person. An education that encourages students to independently grapple with problems and think creatively, while also enabling group collaboration and community learning, will provide them with the best opportunity to thrive,” Mrs Simone Boland, Dean of Teaching and Learning says in an interview with The Australian Financial Review.

Read More →
Untitled design (36)

The benefits of reading for pleasure

Reading is generally regarded as a Good Thing in education, and there is a strong correlation between reading and academic success, but reading for pleasure has benefits that extend far beyond literacy and comprehension skills. Beyond the academic benefits of reading, research has also shown social and emotional benefits. This paper summarises some recent research on reading for pleasure and explains how this will be supported by Game of Loans in Term 2.

Read More →