EDUCATION

GCS Gallery’s New Exhibit

The Grace Cossington Smith Gallery is set to present works by three Sydney based artists, Jan Handel, Melinda Marshman and Lisa Woolfe. The works created for this exhibition are a response to the practice of Shinrin-yoku or Forest Bathing. Originating in Japan in the...

Summer Skills Program

Young people, school-leavers and job seekers are encouraged to get involved in the NSW Government’s Skilling for Recovery program. The program offers coverage of a range of industry areas, with something to suit all. The courses are predominantly centric to industries...

The 2020 Great Book Swap

Eliza Cusack Get your school learning about indigenous culture through the Great Book Swap! An Australian not-for-profit, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation is holding the Great Book Swap of 2020, which is a fundraising event, providing students in Australian schools...

Are you on the Right Career Path?

Eliza Cusack Are you interested in undergoing further study or changing your career path? These changes can be overwhelming and it's often hard to know where to start. The following resources have made it a lot easier to find an answer and break down your next...

COVID-Safe HSC Guidelines Announced

Isabella Ross HSC is around the corner and for Year 12 students it has evidently been a challenging year! With the final exams set to begin on October 20, the date is slowly creeping up on students. Minister for Education Sarah Mitchell said students need to be...

Styles of Learning

Tayla Foster Every student learns differently, some respond to a visual stimulus, others are auditory learners, some students respond better to creative lessons and others prefer the quiet one on one time to learn independently. This makes us feel for teachers trying...

A Blessing in Disguise

Tayla Foster Schools around Sydney have successfully completed their rocky first semester and are charging forward into Term 3 for the start of their final semester of the year. The nightmare of home learning has drifted off into a distant memory and we can...

Homework or No Work?

Tayla Foster A parent’s weekday nightmare, when the crumpled-up pieces of paper from the bottom of a child's bag is placed on the table filled with sticky textures and dread. The argument begins, with a promise of getting it done later, further developing into a...

Graduating in a Pandemic

Eliza Cusack Around 300,000 university students graduate every year, which means that there are thousands of students who are graduating in what will probably be the most unprecedented time in their lives. Due to the state bans on the numbers allowed at large...

Strengthening Mathematics Skills – the new focus

Isabella Ross STEM-related subjects have been at the forefront of education dialogue recently, particularly a focus on mathematics and science. Research has shown that Aussie kids are falling behind in their mathematic skills, therefore igniting a worry among parents,...

An opportunity to celebrate writing

Dipti Singh Storyathon is a free online event that encourages years 3-8 grade students from Australia and New Zealand to write a 100-word microstory. With more than 3000 classrooms participating, Storyathon has already proven extremely successful and it has produced...

The North Shore’s Local eLibrary

Isabella Ross Ku-ring-gai eLibrary is one of the best resources available to locals on the North Shore. With an abundance of digital platforms, magazines, ebooks, audiobooks and streaming services available, this Ku-ring-gai Council initiative is a must-know for all...

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