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Education awards finalist

Finalist in 3 Educator Awards

Strathcona is proud to be named a finalist in three categories for the Australian Educator Awards: Innovation in Curriculum Design, Best Stem Program and Best Use of Technology. We empower students to create, not only consume, technology enabling them input into their future world.

When History finds you journal

When history finds you

“2020 will be a story that will be part of all our life histories. While we do not have the comfort of knowing exactly what will come next, and there is no back to normal on the immediate horizon, we can focus on the silver linings and the hope for things to be better, improved and more meaningful.” Head of Students – Pastoral and Wellbeing, Mrs Lucinda Thom reflects on the impact of isolation.

Child digital health

A checklist to look after your child’s digital health and safety

Concern about the online safety of young people has heightened during #stayathome. Here’s a checklist to help keep them safe, from Ms Michelle Dennis, Head of Digital Learning and Innovation, at Strathcona Girls Grammar as seen on The Parent Website

Anxious kids classroom return

Leaving the bubble: Helping anxious kids prepare for a return to the classroom

Schools returning to the classroom has been a hot button topic of the coronavirus journey, prompting a debate among politicians, medical experts, education leaders, teachers and parents. Students are at the heart of the matter, and reintegration will pose far greater challenges for some than others.

Herald Sun Fairy writing

Learning to write is off with the fairies

Strathcona Girls’ Grammar prep teacher Kate Morgan has gone above and beyond in ensuring her 17 prep students stay inspired to write while away from school by creating a special fairy character as motivation.

Herald Sun drama article

Need a vision for new world? No drama

THE footlights may have dimmed temporarily on school productions but they’re rising in another format.

Centre for Learning Futures

Generations, Young People and the Future of Work

Join us as Associate Professor Hernan Cuervo analyses what kind of future young people can expect. Drawing on two-decades of research he will also explore myths and facts about the new employment landscape.

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Reflection

Principal Mrs Marise McConaghy blogs about narcissism and how just maybe COVID-19 pandemic has seen its demise. We are more connected and considerate of others. “The pretence that we have it ‘all under control’, are ever-polished, perfect, ‘have got it’ and ‘all over it’ is something, which we cannot even try for at the moment and we are accepting that in ourselves and each other.”

Learning from home engagement

How to keep students engaged – from a distance

The Educator talks to Miss Dennis about the biggest kinks she experienced in this monumental shift and how she and her team have managed to iron each of them out.

Remote learning private school

How Melbourne’s private schools are adapting to remote learning

The coronavirus crisis has thrown a real spanner in the works for schools, with students forced to dramatically change the way they learn. But some of Melbourne’s top private schools say they’ve found unique ways to help students stay on track.

Remote learning silver linings

There are some silver linings in the pivot to remote learning

…Parents, students and educators across the country are bracing themselves for a period of immense uncertainty and challenge.

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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.

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Education awards finalist

Finalist in 3 Educator Awards

Strathcona is proud to be named a finalist in three categories for the Australian Educator Awards: Innovation in Curriculum Design, Best Stem Program and Best Use of Technology. We empower students to create, not only consume, technology enabling them input into their future world.

Read More →
When History finds you journal

When history finds you

“2020 will be a story that will be part of all our life histories. While we do not have the comfort of knowing exactly what will come next, and there is no back to normal on the immediate horizon, we can focus on the silver linings and the hope for things to be better, improved and more meaningful.” Head of Students – Pastoral and Wellbeing, Mrs Lucinda Thom reflects on the impact of isolation.

Read More →
Child digital health

A checklist to look after your child’s digital health and safety

Concern about the online safety of young people has heightened during #stayathome. Here’s a checklist to help keep them safe, from Ms Michelle Dennis, Head of Digital Learning and Innovation, at Strathcona Girls Grammar as seen on The Parent Website

Read More →
Anxious kids classroom return

Leaving the bubble: Helping anxious kids prepare for a return to the classroom

Schools returning to the classroom has been a hot button topic of the coronavirus journey, prompting a debate among politicians, medical experts, education leaders, teachers and parents. Students are at the heart of the matter, and reintegration will pose far greater challenges for some than others.

Read More →
Herald Sun Fairy writing

Learning to write is off with the fairies

Strathcona Girls’ Grammar prep teacher Kate Morgan has gone above and beyond in ensuring her 17 prep students stay inspired to write while away from school by creating a special fairy character as motivation.

Read More →
Herald Sun drama article

Need a vision for new world? No drama

THE footlights may have dimmed temporarily on school productions but they’re rising in another format.

Read More →
Centre for Learning Futures

Generations, Young People and the Future of Work

Join us as Associate Professor Hernan Cuervo analyses what kind of future young people can expect. Drawing on two-decades of research he will also explore myths and facts about the new employment landscape.

Read More →
Reflection pricipal image

Reflection

Principal Mrs Marise McConaghy blogs about narcissism and how just maybe COVID-19 pandemic has seen its demise. We are more connected and considerate of others. “The pretence that we have it ‘all under control’, are ever-polished, perfect, ‘have got it’ and ‘all over it’ is something, which we cannot even try for at the moment and we are accepting that in ourselves and each other.”

Read More →
Learning from home engagement

How to keep students engaged – from a distance

The Educator talks to Miss Dennis about the biggest kinks she experienced in this monumental shift and how she and her team have managed to iron each of them out.

Read More →
Remote learning private school

How Melbourne’s private schools are adapting to remote learning

The coronavirus crisis has thrown a real spanner in the works for schools, with students forced to dramatically change the way they learn. But some of Melbourne’s top private schools say they’ve found unique ways to help students stay on track.

Read More →
Remote learning silver linings

There are some silver linings in the pivot to remote learning

…Parents, students and educators across the country are bracing themselves for a period of immense uncertainty and challenge.

Read More →
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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.

Read More →