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Schools, Australia, 2005 - Details The Details section of the 'Schools, Australia, 2005' publication provides statistics on student and staff populations for state and terrritory schools, student enrolments by category of school including non-government schools, enrolments by level of education, enrolment by sex and year level, Indigenous enrolments, retention rates, teaching and non-teaching staffing levels. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 10:29 p.m..


Australian School Statistics for 2005 The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released 2005 statistics on schools, students and teaching staff involved in the provision or administration of primary and secondary education, in government and non-government schools for all states and territories. Also included are apparent retention rates for students to Years 9, 10, 11 and 12, plus student/teaching staff ratios, school age participation rates and some information on Indigenous students. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Creating Learning Communities to Enhance Student Success This session will focus on the what, why, and how of learning communities, including an overview of definitions and models. The benefits of learning communities for promoting student performance and persistence will be the primary focus of this webinar, with practical advice on implementing and sustaining learning communities on your campus. 25 April 2006, 1-3PM EDT From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


How Does Your Body Move? This site for young children contains a series of interactive games where users can identify the bones in a skeleton and explore joints and muscles. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


World-Wide Day in Science The aim of this project is to recruit more school students to study sciences at University. The World Wide Day in Science is a virtual event that takes place every year on one day in April. On this day university students around the world shadow a real-life scientist at work. On this same day school students come into university science departments to shadow science students and researchers. The students and scientists themselves then become reporters of this event, by writing up their experiences of this day for the WWDS website, which has grown into a global career guide to the sciences. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on February 23, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Too cool for school What would you teach, if you had one of these? From Chalkface: Blog on February 23, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Young Australian Best Book Awards (YABBA) 21 Years Old! As part of the 21st birthday celebrations a Victorian wide Literacy Trivia Cup for students in Years 5 - 8 is being organised. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


Welsh e-Science Centre WESC is concerned with researching, developing, and promoting e-Science technologies, infrastructure, and services. A range of resources are available including details of the Centre's projects, downloadable software and tools from current projects, case studies, PowerPoint presentations, publications dating back to 2002, whitepapers, and an annotated list of books and in-house brochures. Course materials covering the Grid and related computing technologies, offered as part of Cardiff University's MSc in Information Systems Engineering, are accessible. Details of training courses an From EEVL New Learning Materials on February 23, 2006 at 9:30 a.m..


Draft Information Economy Strategy For Australian Civil Society Produced for the Australian Government Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (DCITA) as an input to the 2nd World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS2). From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 6:30 a.m..


Career Development - Policy, Issues and Reviews Current policy and issues from DEST, relating to career development include career guidance, employability skills, skills shortages, career education quality, vocational education in schools, and goals for schooling. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 4:21 a.m..


Go For Your Life: Healthy Living Part of a whole of Victorian State Government initiative providing comprehensive online information aimed at increasing the levels of physical activity and healthy eating, promoting stronger, more involved communities and addressing the rising prevalence of obesity and diabetes. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 4:21 a.m..


Gender Education - NSW Information on gender education in New South Wales, from the Department of Education and Training. Contains information for parents, school resources and professional support. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 4:21 a.m..


Boys' Education NT This page contains the Northern Territory Department of Employment, Education and Training's response to national initiatives focusing on boys' education. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 4:21 a.m..


School Education - Policy, Initiatives and Reviews The Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) site that contains the policy, issues and reviews relating to school education. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


Boys' Education Research and Websites Links to research reports, conference papers and websites relating to boys' education from the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST). From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


Public Health Nutrition - Victorian Dept of Human Services Public Health Nutrition focuses on issues that affect the whole population rather than the specific dietary needs of individuals. This site provides information for health professionals, educators and practitioners in public health nutrition and health promotion. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 2:30 a.m..


A Nation Transformed: the Impact of War on the Home Front A free audio visual teaching resource with links to websites and a study guide aimed at middle to upper secondary school age students, teaching students about Australians at war. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 1:13 a.m..


Valuing Older Workers Presented by Geoff Cotton. This workshop examines how Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) can be proactive and flexible in their employment of older workers in a society which is youth focused. The training session consists of two linked workshops. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 1:13 a.m..


Boys' Education Lighthouse Schools The Boys' Education Lighthouse Schools (BELS) initiative is a project commissioned by the Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) to provide support to around 350 schools in developing evidence bases that highlight effective teaching practices and strategies for boys. The BELS project has taken place in two stages. The first stage of the BELS project was launched in November 2002 to identify and showcase successful practices in the education of boys. Stage Two of the BELS project is a school-based approach to the development and testing of the effectiveness of strategies for From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 1:13 a.m..


China's Science and Technology Towards the New Era A speech by Professor Xu Guanhua, Minister of Science and Technology, The People's Republic of China, at the Australian Academy of Science on 16 February 2006. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


Wikispaces - A Place To Grow Communities Wikispaces is a place where you can easily build web pages together with other people. Signing up and creating your own wiki space is fast, free, and easy. From EdNA Online on February 23, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


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