Thursday, June 21 2018

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Author: Julie Cooper

BYOT@SCAS

BYOT@SCAS

Parent Directory
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The Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) program at SCAS has been established to improve learning outcomes with educational technology, and is reviewed as technology and the needs of teaching and learning shifts. The ubiquitous nature of technology and the learning opportunities provided for ...
Know the Rules!

Know the Rules!

From the Principal
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“Children want and need boundaries. They cannot ask questions about how far it is to go. They depend on parents to set the parameters and keep them safe. When children don't have boundaries, they become stressed. And this is the reason why so many children are stressed: They have no real ...
Principles of Principalship

Principles of Principalship

From the Principal
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As a school principal I never get bored with my job. Every day is different when you are in some way responsible for over 1200 people ranging in age from six weeks to sixty years. If you have ever wondered what a school principal actually does, particularly one who is no longer able t ...
School Reform and Gonski 2.0

School Reform and Gonski 2.0

From the Principal
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David Gonski “Education reform is like a bus. Miss one reform, don’t worry, another will be along in a minute!” By the time you read this the media will most likely have moved on from its fascination with the report they have labelled Gonski 2.0. In case you are still intereste ...
Fear of Missing Out

Fear of Missing Out

From the Principal
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For those who clicked on this to read about the FOMO syndrome related to social media, SORRY, wrong article. This blog is about our fear that students who are absent from school are missing out on education and opportunity. A day here and a day there seem innocuous in thirteen year ...
Australian Education: Is it all bad news?

Australian Education: Is it all bad news?

From the Principal
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"I get the impression that Australian education is more valued outside Australia. Teachers seem to have an impression they're not doing a good job and they get blamed and shamed. But whenever someone says 'Australia', after kangaroos and Vegemite, everyone thinks of good education. The f ...
Primary Visit Senior STEM Classes

Primary Visit Senior STEM Classes

Academic News, Secondary, STEAM
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While our Secondary students were enjoying Camp Week, some of our Primary classes utilised our Secondary resources and staff to experience Senior Science and Art classes. Students were given the opportunity to use various mediums in the art room such as creating 3D forms using wooden ...
Year 10 Work Experience

Year 10 Work Experience

News, Secondary
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This week our Year 10 students have had the opportunity to participate in Work Experience. Students have been hosted by businesses in such places as Chinchilla, Melbourne, Sydney, Forbes, Hobart and many locations across the Hastings. We would like to sincerely thank all of the busine ...
Are All Opinions Equal?

Are All Opinions Equal?

From the Principal
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“The problem with “I’m entitled to my opinion” is that, all too often, it’s used to shelter beliefs that should have been abandoned. It becomes shorthand for ‘I can say or think whatever I like’ – and by extension, continuing to argue is somehow disrespectful. If  ‘Everyone’s entitled to ...