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Ted Talks for Teachers

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Teachers have the arduous task of shaping the minds of the future. Sometimes this task is not as black and white as it may seem. We have gathered 5 TED talks that will help you achieve success in the classroom and help you reach the teaching goals that some may say are impossible! 1. Rita…

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Young superheroes

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Bursting with creativity and unafraid of failure, young people and their inquisitive and curious minds are leading change and making a difference to the world. This article follows some of the young minds who have changed the STEM field forever with their innovative ideas! Boyan Slat is the inventor of what is now the world’s…

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5 reasons to take your students to Rhapsody Rotorua

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Rhapsody Rotorua is a must for all music students! The annual international youth music festival brings together budding musicians to learn, perform and grow. During the one-week festival, students will develop their musical skills and repertoire, connect with like-minded peers and build confidence through performances, adjudications and professional coaching from industry experts. Why should you…

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10 interesting facts about Central Australia

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Australia is a massive country with about the same land mass as the United States. With a population of around 25 million people and 85% living within 50km of the coast, a large portion of the country remains uninhabited, primarily in the centre region. Although the number of people may be sparse in Central Australia,…

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Where an educational tour can take students

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Brett Sampson, WorldStrides International Destination Specialist, reflects on his Year 10 class tour to Italy and delves into the personal and academic benefits it delivered – from developing confidence and discovering his passion, to speaking the language with locals. Brett, what were the highlights of your tour? One of my favourite memories was visiting the…

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5 TED talks to inspire students

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Inspire and motivate your students in the classroom by sharing these powerful talks from some of the greatest young minds in the world. We have selected 5 TED talks that will spark meaningful conversations and empower students in all aspects of their life! A 12 year old app developer Thomas Suarez taught himself how to…

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Help end youth homelessness in Melbourne

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Melbourne City Mission (MCM) is a charity organisation that (among many other initiatives) work to reduce youth homelessness in Victoria. On Thursday 16 May, 8 of our very own team members joined 1900 others to brave the cold, uncomfortable conditions for Sleep at the ‘G, a mass sleepover at the Melbourne Cricket Ground to raise…

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2019 Falls Creek Interschool Mountain Bike Event

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Falls Creek Mountain Bike Park in collaboration with Mount Beauty Secondary College, are hosting a 1-day mountain bike event for Secondary and Primary School aged children. This XCO – cross country Olympic event format race is suitable for beginners and experienced riders alike. The courses will be from 1.5km – 6.5km on road, off road &…

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