STEM4Innovation – real world projects

STEM 4 Innovation We’ve set our challenge as: “How do we emerge from COVID-19 impacts with an education system that is responsive, adaptable, contributory, community-linked, and future-focussed?” This program was borne out of the imagination of Western Australian educators wanting to generate authentic learning experiences for WA school students to apply STEM-inspired, curriculum-linked, design-thinking processes […]

Resurrecting the best of the NMC

Reblogged from:   https://buildingcreativebridges.wordpress.com/2018/01/04/next-steps-for-a-beyond-horizons-2-0-community/ Next Steps for a Beyond Horizons (2.0) Community The following piece was prepared collaboratively by Lisa Gustinelli, Jonathan Nalder, and Paul Signorelli; each of us is publishing and sharing it on our own sites in the spirit of the collaboration that the piece documents. Please repost. We’re a community that knows how to work, play, and, […]

Establishing a New CoderDojo

  This week I embarked on getting a Coder Dojo established.  The CoderDojo movement is a global organisation of coding clubs that seek to foster self-directed project based engagement with computer code. The process has been relatively straightforward and cooperation of the hosting site has made it much easier to start planning. We’ll be aiming to […]

“Survival of the planet is likely to depend on a new growth model”

G20 climate challenge calls for a rethink of economics By Geoff Harcourt, UNSW Australia Business School and Anne Junor Focusing on growth, the Brisbane G20 leaders’ summit has not grappled with three key issues. How much more growth can the planet survive? How can poorer nations raise their living standards to parity with the “developed” […]

A Moment With Gough Whitlam

A Moment With Gough Whitlam By John Keane, University of Sydney Gough Whitlam, addressing supporters on the day of his dismissal, November 11, 1975 ABC Edward Gough Whitlam has passed on, leaving behind millions of citizens saddened by scores of eloquent obituaries reminding us how, once upon a time, Australian politics produced world-class leaders courageously […]