Category: Education Highlights

“Our world is more connected than ever and can present amazing opportunities for education.” – Barbara Zielonka, Norway

September 19, 2018 “Our world is more connected than ever and can present amazing opportunities for education.” – Barbara Zielonka, Norway Barbara Anna ZielonkaLearning Designer/Project Coordinator/EdTech Specialist/Teacher TrainerNannestad High SchoolNannestad, [email protected]_zie ‏ Personalizing learning to help students succeed takes energy, time,... Read more

Great Southern Grammar harnesses technology, blurs country-city borders

The 750 students at Great Southern Grammar have an array of unique opportunities; they can study agriculture on the school’s 40-acre farm, or learn about marine science, they can Scuba dive or ride a horse – as well as access the full complement of traditional curriculum options. The K-12 school which has around 135 boarders, prides itself on being “a country... Read more

Hale School showcases benefits of fusing heritage with innovation

Hale School may be the oldest boys’ school in Western Australia, but it has a thoroughly modern outlook. Hale is a Microsoft Showcase School and a Surface School. It runs a one-to-one Surface program and has embraced digital pens both for the learning flexibility they promise and the opportunity to encourage handwriting and support traditional learning... Read more

Hale School showcases benefits of fusing heritage with innovation

Hale School may be the oldest boys’ school in Western Australia, but it has a thoroughly modern outlook. Hale is a Microsoft Showcase School and a Surface School. It runs a one-to-one Surface program and has embraced digital pens both for the learning flexibility they promise and the opportunity to encourage handwriting and support traditional learning techniques. Murray... Read more

Seymour College discovers formula for creating Girls of Steel

There’s a formula for creating ‘Girls of Steel’; it involves mixing together equal parts science, technology, electrical engineering and English literature and allowing students’ natural creativity to take hold.‘Girls of steel’ is just one example of the transformation taking place in the education of young women today at Seymour College. It... Read more

Kearnan College students learn skills to ensure they thrive in the classroom and beyond

Kearnan College has almost 450 students spread across Kindergarten to Year 12. Located in Manjimup, 300 Km south of Perth, the school has a relatively large catchment area and many older students travel by bus, some for over an hour. Mindful that today’s students’ learning horizons need to extend beyond the four walls of the classroom, and be more flexible, the... Read more