Tell Your Story, Change Your World
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Tell Your Story, Change Your World

ABC Me October 19, 2018

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Only you can tell your own story, but getting started isn't always easy. Here are four unique stories from around Australia to help you find the words.

Only you can tell your own story, but getting started isn't always easy. Here are four unique stories from around Australia to help you find the words.

Early childhood education and Sesame Street
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Early childhood education and Sesame Street

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Liam Bartlett meets Sesame Street co-creator Lloyd Morrisett and the team behind the experiment to see if early childhood could be "disguised" entertainment, 50 years ago this ...

Liam Bartlett meets Sesame Street co-creator Lloyd Morrisett and the team behind the experiment to see if early childhood could be "disguised" entertainment, 50 years ago this year.

CEO-style principal transforms Tamworth primary
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CEO-style principal transforms Tamworth primary

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The recruitment of 15 highly paid executive principals tasked with improving the performance of schools in NSW with high proportions of Aboriginal students is starting to pay ...

The recruitment of 15 highly paid executive principals tasked with improving the performance of schools in NSW with high proportions of Aboriginal students is starting to pay off in Tamworth. Hillvue Primary School executive principal Chris Shaw has the authority to choose his own staff and vary the curriculum, and the school's NAPLAN results and level of parent engagement have been transformed.

Teachers push back on NAPLAN
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Teachers push back on NAPLAN

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While NAPLAN is under review in three states, 7.30 meets advocates and critics of the tests, amid a call to boycott the program, and proposed on-demand testing.

While NAPLAN is under review in three states, 7.30 meets advocates and critics of the tests, amid a call to boycott the program, and proposed on-demand testing.

Poetry: Between The Lines
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Poetry: Between The Lines: London By William Blake

ABC ME November 24, 2016

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Presented by hip-hop star Akala, this series features contemporary poets including Jackie Kay, Gillian Clarke and Ciaran Carson in conversation with Akala about some of their ...

Presented by hip-hop star Akala, this series features contemporary poets including Jackie Kay, Gillian Clarke and Ciaran Carson in conversation with Akala about some of their best-loved poems.

Poetry: Between the Lines
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Poetry: Between the Lines: Stealing the Boat by William Wordsworth

ABC Me October 19, 2018

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Presented by hip-hop star Akala, this series features contemporary poets including Jackie Kay, Gillian Clarke and Ciaran Carson in conversation with Akala about some of their ...

Presented by hip-hop star Akala, this series features contemporary poets including Jackie Kay, Gillian Clarke and Ciaran Carson in conversation with Akala about some of their best-loved poems.

Oral vocab growth lifts reading ability
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Oral vocab growth lifts reading ability

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Macquarie University's Anne Castles and Signy Wegener explain the importance of introducing new terms when speaking to children, revealing that their research demonstrates for ...

Macquarie University's Anne Castles and Signy Wegener explain the importance of introducing new terms when speaking to children, revealing that their research demonstrates for the first time an "intimate relationship between [spoken] vocabulary and reading ability".

Catholic school puts an end to tests
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Catholic school puts an end to tests

Clip from 7.30

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It's being described as a radical new experiment in education, the Catholic school that has done away with tests, grades and even year levels. St Luke's Catholic College is ...

It's being described as a radical new experiment in education, the Catholic school that has done away with tests, grades and even year levels. St Luke's Catholic College is delivering a personalised curriculum for every student and it's all being delivered in a brand-new, open plan school with life coaches. But critics are questioning the radical approach to learning.

The homework debate
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The homework debate

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As researchers call the value of homework into question, hear parents on both sides of the debate and meet the principal who's made homework optional: Central Coast Sports ...

As researchers call the value of homework into question, hear parents on both sides of the debate and meet the principal who's made homework optional: Central Coast Sports College's Paul Chapman.