Tag: Covid-19

How Does Federalism work in Australia?

Have you ever read the Australian Constitution? I know that sound ridiculous, and of course very few of us have, but it’s not actually as onerous as it’s contents page would lead you to believe. That said, I only really read it once I became a teacher, and I daresay that unless you teach Humanities …

Good Luck!

If you’re a parent, grandparent, or guardian in Victoria about to tackle distance learning for – what is it now, the fourth time? – then I want to wish you luck. I’m right there with you. If you’re feeling a little trepidation right now, again I’m with. Honestly, keep having flash backs from last time. …

3 Things Corona Virus Has Taught Me

I think it would be fair to say that here in Australia the reality of Covid-19 didn’t really catch up with us until March 2020. Up until the end of April people were still travelling, in fact my family had a trip to Japan booked for March, and there was still a sense of, “wash …

4 Tips for Managing Home Learning – and A Bonus Tip for Parents Who are also Teachers

So, you’re at home with the little darlings. Maybe your kids have been at home near enough the whole year. Maybe you’ve just started Home Learning 2.0. Maybe you’re trying to balance supervising your kids schooling with working. Maybe you’re trying to balance the schooling of older kids with the needs of toddlers and babies. …

Has Covid-19 Changed the Way we Teach? Maybe it Depends on Where You Live

The affect Covid-19 has had on the world has certainly been dramatic. Everyone has been impacted, regardless of what they do to make a living. And teachers have been forced to approach how they teach in whole new ways. Despite the similarities though, there are differences depending on which country you happen to live and …

Going Back to School Today…Or Locked Down?