Australian Journalist Tiania Stevens has travelled the world as a news reporter. Her advice to journalism students: Don’t be afraid! Ask questions, even the hard ones. If you think something could be a story, it probably is. Be nosy. If you are in a pub, out walking, at a cafe, keep your eyes and ears open!
Reading one good book can change the direction of a young person’s life.
iPads are now an important part of learning in primary schools. Photo: Brad Flickinger/CC/Flickr BY BRIM GARRETT @iusecomicsans Technology is an important part of teaching in schools, starting as early as kindergarten. Brim spoke with primary school teacher Michelle, who teaches at Stanmore Public School, about the ways teachers integrate apps and programs in their classrooms.
By Francesca Muscatello Finding the right path for your child can be a decision that many parents find daunting when choosing a school. Would your child thrive more in a language focused school than in a sports orientated one? This is the problem that many parents face when choosing an appropriate school for their children.
BY ALI JEFFREY “We are on the dawn of the death of education and the birth of learning.” – Stephen Heppell, educationalist. Many educational reformists, both locally and internationally, recognise that the world we live in now is very different from the post-industrial one of last century. As manufacturing and many other professions are tossed out the […]
Qantas will confirm on Thursday whether speculation about job cuts is correct. Photo: Graham Cook/flickr BY CASSIE DePEDRO Qantas job cuts Qantas is still silent on cutting up to 5,000 jobs in an effort to restructure their finances. If the figure is correct it will be significantly more devastating than the previous reported […]