SOCCER WORLD CUP
Optus extends free SBS soccer
SBS, 20Jun 2018
Technologically-challenged telco Optus is allowing
SBS to extend the free broadcasting of ALL Soccer World Cup
Matches until Friday 29 June.
As well, the Optus streaming
service will be free to all Australians until Friday 31 August..
BUDGET REPLY SPEECH
Education's role reiterated
TasLabor media release, 19Jun 2018
Education links social
and economic prosperity, Opposition leader Rebecca White said in
her Budget Reply speech...
Industry Advisory Councils to promote skills, TasLabor media
release, 19 Jun 2018
Budget Reply analysis, ABC News, 20 Jun 2018
SOCCER WORLD CUP
Optus soccer failure: SBS helps
SBS, 18Jun 2018
SBS will broadcast free ALL World Cup
soccer matches over the next 48 hours in view of a technical
inability by Optus to provide the service to its paying
No Wednesday Hobart Show day
Hobart Showgrounds website, 17 Jun 2018
still unavailable, try
As a trial, the traditional Hobart Show
Wednesday used by schools will not operate this year, due to
falling student numbers...
Soccer losing out
The Conversation (opinion by Steve Georgakis), 15
Soccer was on an upward growth path in
Australia a few years ago but now the sport (at least men's
soccer) is losing out to Australian Rules and Rugby League, an
Vision statements just words?
The Conversation (opinion by Kelly Allen and Peggy
Kern), 15 Jun 2018
School vision and mission statements can have tangible benefits
for the school and its community, two academics argue...
Teacher numbers good, pay bad
AEU (Tas) website, 14 Jun 2018
AEU state president
Helen Richardson has welcomed the State Budget's provision for
the promised extra 250 teachers and 80 teacher assistants over
six years, but she is disappointed over its provision for only a
2 per cent pay rise...
State Budget delivered
ABC News, 14 Jun 2018
The Treasurer, Peter
Gutwein, has brought down the State Budget.
State Budget web site (Tas Govt)
Budget media releases
Extending high schools to Year 12
Boosting the education workforce
Investing in health, education and Tasmanians in need
Budget quick links
Winners and losers, ABC News, 14 Jun 2018
Budget analysis, ABC News, 14 Jun 2018
Promise-keeping budget, ABC News, 15 Jun 2018
UPDATE 15 Jun
2018: As the period for the following warning has passed, the
warning is CANCELLED.
weather warning for North
BoM, 14 Jun 2018
Damaging winds gusting to around 100km/h
with possible thunder are forecast for tonight (Thursday) and
early tomorrow morning across the northern coastal areas of
Power outages (TasNetworks)
closures (Tas Police)
Peace in our time
ABC News, 12 Jun 2018, 4.00pm
President Trump said "The world
will see a major change" and denuclearisation will begin "very
quickly" following the signing of a document with North Korea's
Kim Jong-un in Singapore a few minutes ago...
ABC News 24 live coverage
Economics interest rate plummets
ABC News, 13 Jun 2018
The number of students
choosing Year 12 Economics has fallen by 70 per cent over the
last 25 years, a concerned Reserve Bank official says...
Economics has an image
problem among students, The Conversation (opinion), 14 Jun
Explaining homelessness to kids
ABC News, 12 Jun 2018
Talking to children about homelessness should be carried out
with compassion rather than in a way that creates fear, a
Why create STEAM from STEM?
The Conversation (opinion), 11 Jun 2018
Giving STEM subjects
an arts dimension ensures science students, teachers and
researchers benefit from methods used in the creative process
characteristic of the arts,
three researchers say...
Choosing health websites
The Conversation (opinion by Karen Scott and Patrina
Ha Yuen Caldwell), 11 Jun 2018
Two medical academics
provide parents with guidelines on choosing websites that
contain advice about children's health...
Lockdown song controversy
ABC News, 8 Jun 2018
US social media appear
to be divided over a Kindergarten's display of a nursery rhyme
that is designed to encourage safe behaviour by children during
a school shooting...
COMPUTERS IN THE CLASSROOM
Learners and computers
ABC News, 8 Jun 2018
Could typing, as
opposed to handwriting, bypass the neural pathways that
facilitate learning? ...
Formative vs summative assessment
The Conversation (opinion by Rod Lane), 8 Jun 2018
Although formative and summative assessment
each has its place, the ongoing feedback provided by formative
assessment seems set to become increasingly required...
Debate over backflip bans
ABC News, 7 Jun 2018
Some schools are
banning students from performing backflips out of concern they
might injure themselves when attempting to imitate celebratory
backflips by sporting heroes such as the Matildas' Sam Kerr...
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