Continuous Learning Discussion -No. 4- Wellbeing

Wednesday 22 April - Wellbeing - Students and Staff Wellbeing for both students and staff was our topic of discussion this week. Having found our way to week 2 of…

Continuous Learning Discussion – No. 3 – Privacy and Assessment

Wednesday 15 April - Privacy and Assessment Privacy and Assessment were the two topics that dominated the conversation this week. This was the third Continuous Learning Discussion online.  Being the…

Continuous Learning Discussion – No. 2

Tuesday 7 April - The Conversation and Sharing Continues This is the second Continuous Learning Discussion online, held Tuesday 7 April. Again we had educators join together from across Victoria,…

Continuous Learning Discussion – No. 1

Tuesday 31 March - The Conversation and Resources Our first Continuous Learning Discussion online, Tuesday 31 March, was well attended and full of useful sharing. 30 dedicated educators joined the…

Don’t ask that question

The other day I was talking with a colleague. She had been interviewing recently, knowing my work, she shared with me the applicant’s question near the end of their interview.…

Osmosis learning takes too long. It’s time to get more active.

As a Science teacher, I understand ‘osmosis’. It is an important concept taught not only as part of the science syllabus but also finds its way into Biology and Chemistry…

Determination – happens one step at a time.

I have always been determined. I remember as a teenager, I would take on some big jobs, like painting the old metal outdoor setting that had rusted and the paint…

Perception is powerful. Have you got it under control?

Leadership is defined as ‘a process of social influence which maximizes the efforts of others toward the achievement of a greater good’. Notice the key elements of this definition: Leadership stems from social influence, not…

So whose problem is it really?

“Leave it with me. I’ll deal with it.” And there it is. The fatal mistake. Plus you’ve done it in record time. Well done. The transfer was clean and effortless.…

Make the decision

This is my son. He is an outdoor recreation instructor. Rock climbing for most of us, is not easy. It requires concentration, skill, physical strength and agility. Most of all…