Reflections from the farm

Reflections from the farm

Persisting through the stresses of a teacher’s working life I am visiting my sister and brother-in-law’s farm. 2018 was a tough year. The drought in New South Wales has been extensive and continues in many areas. The feed is low,…

Hey You! In The Mirror

Hey You! In The Mirror

The Person in the Mirror Understanding Your Educational Philosophy In my work as a teaching and learning consultant, working with teachers, home educators and university academics, one area that they all share is confusion over educational philosophy. You may well…

We have the Award!

2013 Award for Teaching Excellence and Awards for Programs that Enhance Learning It was with much excitement on the evening of November 19, that the Partnership in Teaching Excellence program, begun in July 2008 between UTAS and the DoE Tasmania…

Lecturing in Oil and Gas

There are times in a lecturer’s life when unique opportunities come our way. Working in the School of Oil and Gas presented one such opportunity. When the need arose to re-do this lecture series I put up my hand. Drawing…

Wicked Problems

The Role of Private Sector Governance in the Australian Public Sector Improving society’s well-being, for example through the provision of better education (that is, improved education access, better educational facilities, and higher literacy and numeracy outcomes) have been seen as…