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Selfies, gifs, memes and emojis can empower students’ language

July 19, 2018 Australian Catholic University

Classroom research involving more than 200 primary school students across three low socio-economic Queensland schools has used smart phones, animation, photography and videos to rapidly increase the students’ use and command of the English language, also known as literacy.

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Alternative play options at lunch time

July 17, 2018 Gabrielle Sutherland

The creative and imaginative spaces at Holy Name Primary School, Forster, have opened up an avenue for students to explore new and exciting play options at lunchtime.

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SHAC wins Blacket Prize and the NSW Education Award for Lochinvar

July 16, 2018 SHAC Architects

SHAC, the Newcastle architecture design studio based in Islington, NSW, has won the Prestigious Blacket Prize and the NSW Education Award at this year’s NSW Institute of Architecture Awards for Stage One of St Patrick’s Primary School, Lochinvar.

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Wandana Immersion Experience

July 12, 2018 Amy Theodore

A number of schools from across the Diocese of Newcastle-Maitland recently took part in the Wandana School Program which is aimed at helping students understand and explore Aboriginal culture.

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St Clare’s honours the Elders and Pillars of their community

July 12, 2018 Amy Theodore

Guests from across the Manning region attended the annual NAIDOC Assembly at St Clare’s High School, Taree, last week.

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A day of NAIDOC celebrations at St Aloysius

July 11, 2018 Amy Theodore

Students at St Aloysius Catholic Primary School, Chisholm, spent the day learning about Aboriginal culture and paying their respects to Aboriginal women who have made invaluable contributions to our nation during their NAIDOC Week celebrations.

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NAIDOC celebrations at Holy Name Forster

July 10, 2018 Brooke Schumann

NADIOC celebrations at Holy Name Primary School, Forster, are always a special event, with community members both attending and contributing to make each year a memorable occasion for the students, parents and staff.