The benefits of global connections for teenagers

Australia’s excellent reputation for high quality university education, our proximity to Asia and a favourable dollar have boosted education to become Australia’s third biggest export, behind only iron ore and coal. While these statistics relate to tertiary education, as educators our role is to prepare students to succeed in a competitive, globalised world.

Why the creative arts are important in education

According to the World Economic Forum’s The Future of Jobs Report, ‘creativity’ will be one of the top three skills required to thrive in 2020. This is a profound prediction when understanding why the creative arts are important in education.

We need to equip the next generation with the skills required to succeed in a workforce that experts are predicting will look startlingly different to today’s job market.

How school camps enrich learning

Many children (and parents) look forward to school camps with great anticipation. Camps provide a wonderful opportunity to escape from the home environment and spend meaningful time with friends and classmates.

However, school camps provide more than just an experience away from the classroom, they play a crucial role in the education of children and the school curriculum.