When a school Principal says well-being is just as important as numeracy and literacy in his school, it’s reasonable to question whether that kind of ideology will work in practice.
All childcare centres do valuable things, but not many can say they have single-handedly prevented an empowered community from becoming a disempowered one for 14 years.
Purple has long been the colour of kings, so when perceived underdogs deck themselves out in it, then step boldly forward, it’s worth paying close attention to what happens next.
There’s something particularly satisfying about seeing one of society’s unsung heroes finally receiving public recognition for decades of service.
With students ranging from 15 to 73 years old and a can-do approach to achievement, it’s not hard to see how Naracoorte High School’s Independent Learning Centre (ILC) won a Flinders University sponsored Brand South Australia Education Award.
Most people understand that education is a marathon not a sprint, but is it a fair race when some children clearly start off with much better running shoes than others?