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Date: 01 Apr

‘We were young parents grasping at straws’: Alison’s experience to help shape new resources for Defence families

Education

Published date: 01/04/2020

Coming across an article in The Sector about a UNE project developing new resources for young children in Defence families must have felt like serendipity for early childhood educator and military spouse Alison Tammen. “As an early childhood educator and Defence spouse, I thought, ‘this is awesome’! It also struck me because it was from […]

Date: 16 Dec

“I love being part of the UNE family”

Education

Published date: 16/12/2019

Fitting PhD studies in around a career as a school deputy principal might have its challenges, but passionate learner and new graduate Trish Grace says the experience has been “absolutely invigorating”. Trish began studying education with UNE as an undergraduate student through distance education, which allowed her to stay at home with her three young […]

Date: 05 Dec

Neville Crew Memorial Lecture: Adult literacy and closing the gap

Education

Published date: 05/12/2019

[Lecture delivered 4 December] For 10 million people worldwide, access to learning would not have been possible without an adult literacy learning model that’s now transforming Aboriginal communities in western NSW. The Literacy for Life Foundation utilises an adult education model developed in Cuba and rolled out in 30 countries, to combat low adult literacy […]

Date: 26 Sep

Supporting education transformation

Education, Uncategorized

Published date: 26/09/2019

In 2016, 1.4 million students in the Philippines entered a Grade 11 class for the first time in the country’s history. In 2017, 1.2 million of these students enrolled in Grade 12. Another first. These were extraordinary milestones in an ambitious plan to modernise the nation’s education system. The first-ever cohort of Year 11 students […]

Date: 24 Sep

Next stop Bhutan for UNE education students

Education

Published date: 24/09/2019

A group of University of New England (UNE) education students will gain a fresh perspective on Australian education next month, when they head to Bhutan for a funded short-term study experience. Bhutan is the Himalayan kingdom best known for implementing Gross National Happiness as a key policy framework, including in education.  UNE School of Education’s […]

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