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Congratulations to our outstanding Staff

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.

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‘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.

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Owl and the Albatross

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.

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Strathcona Centre for Learning Futures: Visions of the Future

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!

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Wellbeing Workshops

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.

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What the Ukraine war teaches us about Australia’s History curriculum

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.

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Power of Education

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.

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The Strathcona Life Learner

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.

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Why schools need to return to basics when it comes to student wellbeing

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.

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Going back to mathematical basics won’t help students

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.

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How can I reassure my child about current affairs?

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.

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It’s time to rewrite the social media script for girls

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.

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Social Media Frames (41)

Congratulations to our outstanding Staff

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.

Read More →
Social Media Frames (36)

‘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.

Read More →
Social Media Frames (8)

Owl and the Albatross

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.

Read More →
Strathcona_CFLF_Primary-Brandmark_RGB_positive

Strathcona Centre for Learning Futures: Visions of the Future

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!

Read More →
Wellbeing website

Wellbeing Workshops

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.

Read More →
Ukrain

What the Ukraine war teaches us about Australia’s History curriculum

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.

Read More →
Social Media Frames (4)

Power of Education

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.

Read More →
Strathcona Life Learner

The Strathcona Life Learner

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.

Read More →
1011

Why schools need to return to basics when it comes to student wellbeing

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.

Read More →
Maths

Going back to mathematical basics won’t help students

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.

Read More →
news

How can I reassure my child about current affairs?

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.

Read More →
the australian

It’s time to rewrite the social media script for girls

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.

Read More →