Schools across the diocese embraced the fields of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics (STEAM) through guest speakers, displays and hands-on activities during Science Week. Students at St Joseph’s School, Parramatta Park showcased to their parents and the wider Cairns community what young students of today are doing to prepare themselves for the future […]
Ideas for the Modern Catholic School
What are some of the big ideas and inspirations driving education and schooling in the 21st Century, especially those that might apply to the modern Catholic school? Articles, videos and links to get you thinking.
Grannies in the cloud
Are ‘cloud grannies’ part of the future in how we engage our students in and out of school hours? See the TED talk by the inspiring Sugata Mitra about his educational journey that started with a ‘hole in the wall’ computer in an Indian slum. Also a link to a story about this program in […]
Developing the capacity of school communities to transform children’s lives
What is the value of schools working in clusters? What is an outward facing school? What might be the implications for school leaders, teachers, and families. Leading UK educator and thought leader Maggie Farrar discusses the benefits of schools working together. 15:57 minutes