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Congratulations to Head of Digital Learning and Innovation Professional Learning Team and Pedagogy Leader, Catherine Newton, Year 2 Teacher, Eliza Nolan and Senior Dean of Learning Futures Ross Phillips, on their recent Educator Awards.
‘If you’re not playing the long game, you’re not getting my vote’: What young people want politicians to know.
The past few years have been tough for everyone but in some ways especially difficult for young adults. In The Age today, Saskia Heng shared what she wanted the next government to know so that it can steer the country in the right direction.
Alumni Paris Balla’s (’15)play is part of the VCE Playlist this year. The Owl and the Albatross will be studied across the state. This is only part of Paris’ career in theatre. Paris wants to ensure representation is visible for all. Learn more about their journey so far.
We hear daily reports about cars, climate change and computers. These three fields are referred to in terms of promise and fear, controversy and politics, and the future of work!
Workshops are designed for Mums, special friends and daughters to participate together, from all age groups, fostering connection, sense of self and healthy lifestyles in line with Strathcona’s Wellbeing program.
In The Educator, Head of Humanities Scott Sweeney writes about recent world events and the job of a History teacher is not to teach students what to think, but how to think. Learn more by reading the full article.
From recording indigenous Australian languages in remote Northern Territory to completing an Masters of Education in France, Elena Mujkic (’08) discovered the essence of teaching and engaging students and has taken her knowledge and passion to make a difference with students with learning differences. Read about her impressive career to date and and the impact education has had on Elena’s life.
The compass that guides Strathcona Teachers in their development and improvement of pedagogy. Dean of Teaching and Learning Simone Boland details The Strathcona Life Learner.
How match-fit is your daughter? Wellbeing has been a huge part of the pandemic and as we adjust back to pre-pandemic routines its important to be realistic about how emotionally, socially and academically match-fit young people are, following two years of lockdowns. Strathcona’s Dean of Students, Amber Sowden talks to The Educator about things to be aware of and how you can assist your daughter in adjusting.
Should maths skills be prioritised over inquiry? Senior Dean of Learning Futures, Ross Phillips discusses in Education Today the importance of fostering confidence, inquiry and critical thinking to reach solutions.
Knowing what to say can sometimes be tricky. Junior School Psychologist Sharon Turner speaks with The Guardian about a few different tactics to navigate world affairs.
Stepping away from the safety blanket of the screen isn’t easy, but we can encourage our girls to invest in relationships, build confidence and practice kindness. Principal Marise McConaghy writes in The Australian how Strathcona Girls Grammar is helping students to connect.