Archive | October, 2011

Students in Silkeborg school, Denmark

Rural Educators European Tour

21st Century Learning approaches; open and flexible learning spaces; digital learning models; clustering to enhance rural learning and collegiate leadership were all areas of focus for this years CEP overseas education tour to Europe.

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Rural Communities are great Places to Learn

While there are the issues of small and often declining numbers, challenge of covering all subject selections for the Later Years of Schooling, limited funds, staying up to date with inconsistent or nonexistent technology and the like it is also these issues that make working in a rural setting special.

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Meals on Wheels

Running a restaurant from the school; catering for community events; and using a semi trailer as a mobile commercial kitchen are all elements of the Hospitality program operating in Tallangatta.

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Enhancing Learning through Cross Age Support

Cross age tutoring provides a powerful tool in supporting learning within Bright P-12 – not only has it had real benefits for the younger students, it has had significant impact on the learning and engagement of the secondary students involved. The idea of a cross age learning approach was developed by one of our year Read More

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Rural New Graduate Forum

This is the last chance for Rural New Graduates to be involved in a “once in a lifetime” professional development activity on Monday, 14th November inMelbourne.

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Involving Students In The Decision Making Process

Throughout the study tour, we were challenged to think outside the square. We have also focused on areas for recommendations and implementation. Some changes would mean significant thought and time to implement. Others, however, are low cost, high-impact changes. One of the recommendations we should all be taking back to our schools is involving students Read More