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Office of Indigenous Policy Coordination Part of the Australian Government Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaCSIA), the Office of Indigenous Policy Coordination (OIPC) is coordinating a whole-of-government approach to programs and services for Indigenous Australians. It has a central role in the Australian Government's arrangements in Indigenous Affairs. Links are provided to: Indigenous Affairs Arrangements; Indigenous Coordination Centres; Indigenous Portal; National Indigenous Council; Registrar of Aboriginal Corporations; Aboriginal Land Tights Act Reforms; Native Title Representative Body From EdNA Online on March 20, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Activities Based On Novels - Onion Tears - Cook Primary Cook Primary School in Canberra have devised some activities based on a novel by Dianna Kidd Onion Tears. Activities include true/false, a character grid and a caption analysis using images from the book. From EdNA Online on March 20, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Doha Plan to Bridge Digital Divide A global strategy to bridge the digital divide has been considered at a telecommunication conference in Doha, Kuwait. From EdNA Online on March 20, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Onion Tears, By Diana Kidd Included in this PDF document, is a short synopsis and ideas for student activities including unfamiliar vocabularly and other topics for discussion. From EdNA Online on March 20, 2006 at 9:30 p.m..


Onion Tears: Dramatic Storytelling in the English Classroom An English/Drama lesson using "Onion Tears" by Diana Kidd looks at the process of creating a reading theatre. From EdNA Online on March 20, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


How Plants Cope with the Desert Climate The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum has a site which examines the ways that plants adapt to desert climates. It includes information about succulence, drought tolerance and drought avoidance. It also contains images of desert plants. From EdNA Online on March 20, 2006 at 8:30 p.m..


Illuminating Photosynthesis Illuminating Photosynthesis is an interactive site that examines the oxygen/carbon dioxide cycle and the process of photosynthesis. Also included are three puzzles with answers. From EdNA Online on March 20, 2006 at 7:30 p.m..


SC: 20/03 Bogus Amazon email contains Trojan attachment An email in circulation purports to come from Amazon, the on-line retailer and suggests that money has been transferred from the recipient's account; "These emails do not really come from Amazon, and clicking on the attached file will install a malicious Trojan horse on your computer," said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos ... From MCS Safe Computing Bulletins on March 20, 2006 at 5:43 p.m..


Open University Announces �5.65 Million Project to Make Learning Material Free on the Internet The Open University today announced a GBP �5.65 million (US $9.9 million) project to make a selection of its learning materials available free of charge to educators and learners around the world. Supported by a grant of US $4.45 million from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation the University will launch the website in October 2006. The Open University Press release, 10 March 2006 From EdNA Online on March 20, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


Practical Guide To E-Learning for Industry The Practical Guide To E-Learning for Industry is intended to be an action-oriented online tool that contains checklists that help a small or large business to implement e-learning into their learning and development activities. It is designed to inform and facilitate the ability of workplaces to implement e-learning. From EdNA Online on March 20, 2006 at 12:30 a.m..


Me Read? No Way! A Practical Guide to Improving Boys' Literacy Skills This guide was prepared by the Ontario Ministry of Eduction as part of an initiative to support student success in literacy. In particular, it focuses on boys' literacy. From EdNA Online on March 19, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


Symposium Explores Open Technologies Open source technologies hold great promise for education, but for this promise to be fully realised, a dramatic shift in thinking must occur, according to representatives from the ed-tech industry, nonprofit organisations, and academic institutions from around the world. From EdNA Online on March 19, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


How Gaming is All Work and No Play The BBC reports that a new study from Brunuel University finds that 82 percent of teens have at least one computer gaming console and 70 percent of those students play games online. The study finds that gaming helps teens develop vital work and social skills that can benefit them in the workforce. From EdNA Online on March 19, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


Knowledge Tree Invites Contributions Part of the 2006 Flexible Learning Framework, the Knowledge Tree e-journal promotes professional development in e-learning. Contributions relating to learning innovation are now being called for the four remaining editions of The Knowledge Tree in 2006. Contributions can include non-reviewed and peer-review articles, case studies, interviews, digital stories and commentary. New contributors are particularly encouraged. From EdNA Online on March 19, 2006 at 11:30 p.m..


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