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Most recent update: September 7, 2005 at 11:00 p.m. Atlantic Time (GMT-4)
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Education Without Borders: International Trade in Education A report on Australia's fast-growing export of education services was launched on 7 September 2005. Education Without Borders: International Trade in Education, the latest report by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade's Economic Analytical Unit, highlights the key role Australia is playing in the global education market that has emerged over the past two decades. Education is Australia's fourth largest export industry, and in 2004 international enrolments made up 15% of total revenues for Australian universities and 18% of total student enrolments in higher education.EdNA Online on September 7, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Language Schools and Languages Online Listen and Learn Languages Online provides short English, Spanish, French, Italian, Greek and German texts that are spoken back while the user reads the written version on screen. The site also maintains lists of language schools. From EdNA Online on September 7, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


National Simultaneous Storytime 2005 An initiative conducted by the Australian Library and Information Association, National Simultaneous Storytime is an exciting and fun way to promote the value of reading books, and the vital role which libraries, schools, teachers, parents and grandparents all play in stimulating literacy in our children. This year, more than 700 organisations participated, reading aloud the chosen book Wombat Stew to children at 11am (AEST)on 2 September. 7 September 2005 From EdNA Online on September 7, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..


Game Programming in Schools This conference will explore the learning theory underpinning game programming in schools. Speakers from around Australia will share best practice in using game programming as a relevant, authentic and highly motivating task which develops higher order cognitive and metacognitive skills. It is a unique opportunity to network with leaders from around Australia in this rapidly growing area. From EdNA Online on September 7, 2005 at 9:30 p.m..


The Constellations And Their Stars This interesting page lists many places on the Internet to learn about constellations including rich materials that are the work of the site host. The host points out that constellations actually do not exist, at least astronomically, but are the creations of “poets, farmers and astronomers” who have been doing that for thousands of years. [...] From Golden Swamp on September 7, 2005 at 7:30 p.m..


Future Laptop Power from Cow Dung? Hydrogen and methanol fuel cells may power notebook computers in the not to distant future. Now Ohio university have devised an innovative fuel cell that is powered by cow dung! From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on September 7, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


VIA Chipset for Mobile Computers The new VN800 chipset from VIA compliments the C7-M mobile processor. From Read laptop reviews and notebook news at the laptops weblog - Laptopical on September 7, 2005 at 12:30 p.m..


EdNA Administration Checklist This document provides step by step instructions for checking the migration of data from the old administration system to the new system. From EdNA Online on September 7, 2005 at 5:30 a.m..


Fifth International Conference on Educational Leadership The theme of the Conference is Distributive Leadership. The theme centres on the need for collaboration, team building and collegiality and genuine empowerment of people working in rapidly changing, turbulent, diverse and complex organizational environments. In contrast to heroic or apex leadership, the enactment, nurturing and sustainability of a distributive leadership culture is very much connected to the commitment and willingness of leaders at all levels to distribute power and help others to exercise personal and professional responsibility, grow and succeed. Keynote speakers include Pro From EdNA Online on September 7, 2005 at 3:30 a.m..


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