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SC: 03/02 Fake F-Secure security email contains Breplibot worm A Trojan horse program has been sent to thousands of e-mail addresses disguised as a convincing message from a non-existent F-Secure employee in Helsinki, Finland; F-Secure is a major anti-virus and security company ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on February 3, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..

Arnaud Frich: Photographies Panoramiques Breathtaking images of France and Parisian landmarks. These photos will enrich the learning experience for students of France and French civilization and culture. Photography students will also learn much from the photographs, including a page on technique for panoramic photography. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 3, 2006 at 10:30 a.m..

Therapy Focus Training Program - Western Australia Therapy Focus provides a range of professional development workshops for teachers and educational assistants designed to create supportive and inclusive learning environments by providing practical classroom strategies to improve students' educational outcomes. From EdNA Online on February 3, 2006 at 3:24 a.m..

Composite Classes The ACT Council for Parents and Citizens Associations has published this article for parents on composite classes and describes the advantages of mixed age groups From EdNA Online on February 3, 2006 at 3:24 a.m..

Facilitating Learning Through Effective Teaching: at a Glance Teaching and learning styles in the vocational education and training (VET) sector have changed substantially over the last decade in response to changed national and international conditions. This 'at a glance' describes these changes, which can basically be summarised as a shift from traditional teaching in classrooms to facilitating learning, and involving a substantial reliance on the workplace in the learning process. Making this shift can be a challenge for some VET teachers and this publication offers useful strategies and models for dealing with the changes. From EdNA Online on February 3, 2006 at 2:20 a.m..

Molecular Level - Tools for Structural Biology Education and Training Teaching materials, offered by Gale Rhodes, Professor of Chemistry, University of Southern Maine. From EdNA Online on February 3, 2006 at 2:20 a.m..

The Learning Place: Collaborative Online Projects Students enjoy participating in collaborative online projects. These inquiry based projects provide an audience to share ideas, discuss current events and topics with other students, research inquiry questions, question experts and showcase work. Making the students' work is meaningful and enjoyable. From EdNA Online on February 3, 2006 at 2:20 a.m..

Camp Coorong Weekend Training over 2 days at Camp Coorong (bunkhouse and indoor heated/cooled open space) with options to learn about culture, art, create art, explore the museum, weave with rushes, interact with Ngarrindjeri people. Aims for participants include: familiarisation with Ngarrindjeri resources; practise strategies for learning about Aboriginal art symbolism; increase confidence to implement Aboriginal studies with learners. From EdNA Online on February 3, 2006 at 2:20 a.m..

Winter Fun The Learning Page has a series of early childhood worksheets and lesson plans on Winter. Although teachers need to register to use this website - registration and resources are free. From EdNA Online on February 3, 2006 at 2:20 a.m..

Linkages Between Australian Vocational Education and Training and the Labour Market Presented to the Second Sino-Australia Vocational Education and Training Conference at Chongqing on 3-5 August, 2005, this paper looks at linkages between the Australian vocational education and training system and the labour market - the formal legal and administrative structures, general skills development, and the dynamics of the labour market. From EdNA Online on February 3, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..

Trading Places - The Impact and Outcomes of Market Reform in Vocational Education and Training The purpose of this study is to evaluate, from a national perspective, the impact and outcomes of market reform in vocational education and training (VET), particulary the introduction of competitive tendering and 'user choice'. It does so by examining the structure, composition and dynamics of contestable or 'quasi-markets' for VET, assessing the impact and effects of market reform on providers and clients, and evaluating the outcomes, both intended and unintended, of market reform in VET. From EdNA Online on February 3, 2006 at 1:30 a.m..

Funding for Innovative Training Ideas Registered training organisations (RTOs) within the Vocational and Technical Education (VTE) system who have e-learning concepts on the drawing board have until 1 March 2006 to apply for funding to turn those ideas into reality. The national training system’s e-learning strategy, the 2005-2006 Australian Flexible Learning Framework (Framework), will fund eligible organisations up to $70,000 through its New Practices in Flexible Learning Project. Funded projects will focus on providing creative solutions to learner- and or client-centred challenges, which in turn produce results that will hav From EdNA Online on February 3, 2006 at 12:23 a.m..

ICT in Schools - Software 4 Education pragram SOFWeb is the Victorian Department of Education, Employment & Training's intelligent signpost to the Internet and learning technologies for students, teachers, school leaders, school administrators, parents and the school community. The aim of the S4E Program is to make available software titles widely used in Victorian educational institutions at significantly reduced prices. From EdNA Online on February 3, 2006 at 12:23 a.m..

Max's Toolbox Software evaluation is an online resource for Victorian teachers' providing information about various software applications. Max's Toolbox is an early childhood interface to Microsoft Office suitable for children in their early years of schooling. The flexibility of the programs makes it suitable for teaching children of all capabilities. The CD ROM contains Max Write, MaxShow, MaxCount and Tools. The program provides more than 500 individual items of standard clipart. Students and teachers can also customize the standard clipart, or even add to the library using new clipart tools.EdNA Online on February 3, 2006 at 12:23 a.m..

Oxford Webcast Lecture Series The Oxford Webcast Lecture Series gives users a unique chance to view lectures in streamed video format, allowing them to experience lectures by leading figures from home. The lectures cover a wide range of topics from Organic, Physical and Inorganic chemistries, given by members of the Oxford University Chemistry Department. From EdNA Online on February 3, 2006 at 12:23 a.m..

Chemistry, Structures & 3D Molecules This web site highlights areas of the chemical world and illustrates the structures behind the words. It also provides background information about the science of the chemicals. See the structures of small molecules, medical drugs, biological super-structures - enzymes, proteins, DNA, & virus - and the material world nano structures, all with colourful illustrations and interactive 3D. From EdNA Online on February 2, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..

Query Chem This specialised search for chemistry searches accepts both diagram and text queries. From EdNA Online on February 2, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..

JISC infoNet - Teaching and Learning Case Studies A collection of case studies relating to Teaching and Learning. From EdNA Online on February 2, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..

JISC infoNet - Good Practice and Innovation JISC infoNet aims to be the UK's leading advisory service for managers in the post-compulsory education sector promoting the effective strategic planning, implementation and management of information and learning technology to support the core activities of learning, teaching, research and business processes. From EdNA Online on February 2, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..

AUD$550,000 available to support industry-based e-learning trials Industry groups and businesses interested in using technology and e-learning to upgrade their educational and training processes have until 5 April to apply. The funding, facilitated through the Industry Engagement Project of the 2005-2006 Australian Flexible Learning Framework (Framework), is open to industry-based organisations across industry areas. Applicants are encouraged to form partnerships with other groups such as registered training organisations or other businesses or industry associations. The selected demonstrations will be practical and/or innovative e-learning or mobile learnin From EdNA Online on February 2, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..

2006 National Multicultural Festival Experience exotic flavours, world music, traditional and contemporary dance, concerts, theatre, cutting edge film and fine arts at this festival. Highlights include: Beijing Vision, Belgian Giants, European Film Festival and more. From EdNA Online on February 2, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..

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