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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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Good Business

Seeking a viable future and harnessing industry innovation is Head of Sustainability at David Jones & Country Road Group, alumna Eloise Bishop (’93). Eloise has adapted and embraced learning throughout her career to have a positive impact on our future world.

Bec Kerr

Is it time to teach?

Demand for leaders in the classroom makes 2022 the ideal time to switch. Head of Science, Ms Rebecca Kerr speaks to the Herald Sun about the often overlooked benefits of a teaching career.

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Breaking the Bias

International Women’s Day recognises and celebrates how far women have come towards gender equality, how far we have to go, and the outstanding work and contribution of the women in our community and beyond. Strathcona is launching its inaugural Women’s Series with an International Women’s Day breakfast.

Rene Stitz

Find your second round Victorian university offer in our searchable database

Featured in the Herald Sun is alumnae, Rene Stitz (’21) who is treading her own path as she embarks on a degree in construction management.

Mads Hallett

Following Happy

Chief of Staff, COO and alumna, Mads Hallett (’14) shares how she follows what makes her happy and how it has led her to work with companies such as Uber and #4 LinkedIn top startup, Mr Yum.

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5 Tips for Getting Back into the Swing of School

With the return to school, Junior Psychologist Sharon Turner offers 5 Wellbeing Tips for parents.

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Genomics making a positive difference

“It is an exciting time to work in genomics and I love that our work is making a difference to patients and their families.” says alumnae and Senior Clinical Research Scientist, Caitlin Bennett (’09). Following her passion for working with people and science, Caitlin has found her niche. Read more about her journey.

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  • Event Archives
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  • In The Media
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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 →
Image and graphic templates (2)

Good Business

Seeking a viable future and harnessing industry innovation is Head of Sustainability at David Jones & Country Road Group, alumna Eloise Bishop (’93). Eloise has adapted and embraced learning throughout her career to have a positive impact on our future world.

Read More →
Bec Kerr

Is it time to teach?

Demand for leaders in the classroom makes 2022 the ideal time to switch. Head of Science, Ms Rebecca Kerr speaks to the Herald Sun about the often overlooked benefits of a teaching career.

Read More →
Events (21)

Breaking the Bias

International Women’s Day recognises and celebrates how far women have come towards gender equality, how far we have to go, and the outstanding work and contribution of the women in our community and beyond. Strathcona is launching its inaugural Women’s Series with an International Women’s Day breakfast.

Read More →
Rene Stitz

Find your second round Victorian university offer in our searchable database

Featured in the Herald Sun is alumnae, Rene Stitz (’21) who is treading her own path as she embarks on a degree in construction management.

Read More →
Mads Hallett

Following Happy

Chief of Staff, COO and alumna, Mads Hallett (’14) shares how she follows what makes her happy and how it has led her to work with companies such as Uber and #4 LinkedIn top startup, Mr Yum.

Read More →
Untitled design (12)

5 Tips for Getting Back into the Swing of School

With the return to school, Junior Psychologist Sharon Turner offers 5 Wellbeing Tips for parents.

Read More →
Caitlin Bennett frame.jpg

Genomics making a positive difference

“It is an exciting time to work in genomics and I love that our work is making a difference to patients and their families.” says alumnae and Senior Clinical Research Scientist, Caitlin Bennett (’09). Following her passion for working with people and science, Caitlin has found her niche. Read more about her journey.

Read More →