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January 20, 2021

Posts from AADES for 01/19/2021

An item from my readers down under.

AADES

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Excerpts:

The Distance Learning Playbook Part I – Doug Fisher

Thursday 25 February 2021 Time: 1.00pm-2.30pm AEDST. AADES is proud to present a 90 minute webinar by Professor Doug Fisher free for all AADES member schools. Doug has recently co-authored The Distance Learning Playbook (Corwin) with John Hattie and Nancy Frey. The book details the latest research on effective teaching and learning in the online learning context. The webinar will include the topics 1. Teacher credibility and teacher clarity in distance learning 2. The design of engaging teaching and learning experiences useful in distance learning. Doug is engaging presenter and a passionate educator. Attendance is highly recommended. Registration details to come.
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NZ – Te Kura supporting ākonga affected by COVID-19 disruptions

Senior ākonga (students) throughout Aotearoa are facing a range of challenges due to COVID-19 disruptions. Some have already left school or are significantly behind and at risk of disengaging, others have faced barriers to learning this year and are at risk of not achieving their NCEA goals. There are also ākonga who at the end of Term 4 may need only a few additional credits to gain NCEA Level 3 or University Entrance. After experiencing multiple disruptions, many Auckland ākonga require additional support. To support these ākonga, Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) has partnered with the Ministry of Education to expand its programmes in Term 4 and over the summer break.
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January 12, 2021

Posts from AADES for 11/29/2020

An item for my readers down under, which actually showed up in my inbox yesterday.

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Excerpts:

NZ – Te Kura supporting ākonga affected by COVID-19 disruptions

Senior ākonga (students) throughout Aotearoa are facing a range of challenges due to COVID-19 disruptions. Some have already left school or are significantly behind and at risk of disengaging, others have faced barriers to learning this year and are at risk of not achieving their NCEA goals. There are also ākonga who at the end of Term 4 may need only a few additional credits to gain NCEA Level 3 or University Entrance. After experiencing multiple disruptions, many Auckland ākonga require additional support. To support these ākonga, Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) has partnered with the Ministry of Education to expand its programmes in Term 4 and over the summer break.
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Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011

Australia

December 16, 2020

Posts from AADES for 11/29/2020

An item for my readers down under.

AADES

News feed from the AADES feed

Excerpts:

NZ – Te Kura supporting ākonga affected by COVID-19 disruptions

Senior ākonga (students) throughout Aotearoa are facing a range of challenges due to COVID-19 disruptions. Some have already left school or are significantly behind and at risk of disengaging, others have faced barriers to learning this year and are at risk of not achieving their NCEA goals. There are also ākonga who at the end of Term 4 may need only a few additional credits to gain NCEA Level 3 or University Entrance. After experiencing multiple disruptions, many Auckland ākonga require additional support. To support these ākonga, Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura) has partnered with the Ministry of Education to expand its programmes in Term 4 and over the summer break.
Read on »

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c/o Sydney Distance Education High School
Forbes St

Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011

Australia

December 1, 2020

Posts from AADES for 11/29/2020

An item for my readers down under.

AADES

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Excerpts:

VIC – Drama in a pandemic; How blandness could transform theatre forever

Virtual School Victoria (VSV) and the Melbourne Theatre Company (MTC) propel theatre into a new world, providing a glimpse of what theatre could look like during COVID-19 and beyond.
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Improving Myselfie – A program to empower the learner

The ‘Improving Myselfie’ classes for year 5, 6 and 7 was part of a transition program trialled in 2020 with great success. The program was empowered students to deepen their understanding of their own ways of working, self-reflect and broadened their skill sets. The program was delivered online weekly, with students focussing on growth mindset, the brain and how we learn, and study skills.
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Our mailing address is:

Australasian Association of Distance Education Schools

c/o Sydney Distance Education High School
Forbes St

Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011

Australia

November 29, 2020

Posts from AADES for 11/23/2020

And an item for my readers down under to begin their week.

AADES

News feed from the AADES feed

Excerpts:

Improving Myselfie – A program to empower the learner

The ‘Improving Myselfie’ classes for year 5, 6 and 7 was part of a transition program trialled in 2020 with great success. The program was empowered students to deepen their understanding of their own ways of working, self-reflect and broadened their skill sets. The program was delivered online weekly, with students focussing on growth mindset, the brain and how we learn, and study skills.
Read on »

Copyright © 2020 Australasian Association of Distance Education Schools, All rights reserved.
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Our mailing address is:

Australasian Association of Distance Education Schools

c/o Sydney Distance Education High School
Forbes St

Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011

Australia
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