The Best Book List is a curated list of books that will be helpful for teachers and students in their classroom. Here’s the edition for May 2019. You can get regular recommendations by following me on Twitter or Facebook. Other posts you may enjoy: 7 Best AFL Football Books for Kids Oliver and Patch by Claire Freedman Teaching in Your First Years – 9 Practical Books To Help the GraduateRead More →

Learning for Sustainability Conference

Keynote: Peter Hutton Peter Hutton is the Director of the Future Schools Alliance and Past Principal of Templestowe College. Peter’s strength is transformational insight and HOW to implement change in schools. Peter was appointed Principal of Templestowe College in 2009. It was a “broken” school with just 286 local students and 23 Year 7s. Today, Templestowe College has over 1,150 students and has recently been recognised as one of theRead More →

The biennial Arts Learning Festival celebrates the importance of the arts in education. Independent Schools Victoria, representing almost 220 schools, hosts the festival, and we invite all schools from all sectors to take part. The program reflects our festival theme of ‘unlimited imagination’, and has deep connections to the classroom, allowing educators to use the festival to deliver the curriculum. 3 days with over 30 events, performances and interactive workshopsRead More →

Professional Development for teachers is an important part of the career path. No person ever walks into a classroom knowing everything there is to know about the curriculum, the students or even the equipment that they are going to use. Teachers will often go to sessions about any of these areas. However, courses can be prohibitive either through cost or location. Fortunately, sites like Udemy can now be used toRead More →

Sydney Royal Easter Show

From: https://www.eastershow.com.au/Education_Programs/teacher-professional-development/ Secondary school teachers are invited to a 4 hour training day to participate in interactive sessions full of practical activities to help you incorporate ‘paddock to plate’ and ‘field to fibre’ concepts into your pedagogy. NOTE: Due to popular demand, a second workshop date has been announced! (17th April SOLD OUT) Includes workshop, entry to the show + public transport PLUS a complimentary ticket to return to theRead More →