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Student Voice at Seaview High School: reframing pedagogy and building school culture

  Two earlier posts have highlighted the importance of student voice in improving student achievement. The 2 schools involved were Craigmore High School and Streaky Bay Area School . At Streaky Bay AS the focus on student voice grew from a survey of senior school students to uncover the support students needed to improve their […]


2017 SASPA/DECD STEM in SACE Conference Resources

The 2017 SASPA/DECD STEM in SACE Conference was held on Monday 29th May 2017 at the Education Development Centre. The conference included 12 practitioner workshops presented over the day with keynote presentations from Dr.Neil McGoran (CE – SACE Board) and Dr. Kristin Alford (Director Museum of Discovery, Uni SA). Below is a collation of presentation […]


Retired principals: still so much to offer

Principals Paul Wilson (Christies Beach HS 2004-11 and Golden Grove HS 2011-2016) and Martin Rumsby (Modbury HS 2009-2016) retired at the end of 2016. In addition to the many years of principalship, each started his teaching career in 1975 and spent the next 40 years with the Education Department, through all its iterations. Both Paul […]


Public Education in South Australia Statement

Last week at the DECD leaders day The Department of Education and Child Development released a Public Education in South Australia Statement. Click here to view the Statement PDF document Click here to view the accompanying video clip


Scheduling 21st Learning Symposium Resources

On Friday 24th March a SASPA symposium was convened to consider the time and deployment issues we must address to create and support the learning paradigm outlined in Education in the 21st C. The symposium outcomes included: The value proposition for timetable transformation in support of 21st C learning was made. The issues that face […]