Never stop learning: A high school teacher’s journey in further education

The Master of Education has changed Parul’s outlook as a high school teacher in surprising ways. As a recipient of the DECD Masters for Teachers Scholarship, Parul was ready to go back to the classroom as a student herself, and enrolled part-time so she could continue to work as a full-time teacher of Biology and […]

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Postgraduate Winter School: Creating Out of Place

Oratunga Winter School: Creating Out of Place Four days of workshops, collaboration, creative development and critical reflection 4-9th June 2017 Oratunga Cattle Station on the traditional lands of the Adnyamathanha people, Flinders Ranges, South Australia Led by celebrated artist and theorist Professor Paul Carter and set in the historic Oratunga cattle station on the traditional […]

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Onward Singapore | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: With hearts as heavy as the darkening monsoon clouds, we approached the Ngee Ann – Adelaide Education Centre on Friday morning in the knowledge that our Inside Singapore Study Tour would soon draw to a close. Dr Benito […]

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Greening Singapore | Inside Singapore Study Tour

During the past few days it has been singa-pouring down. We have experienced the monsoons in full effect. As streams of water fill the streets, thunder rolls around the glass buildings and lightning streaks the sky, we considered the environment that dominates this little red dot. Food security, green energy, water sustainability, aesthetics and animal […]

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The cultural slow cooker | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: Singapore is a rapidly evolving city, high-rise constructions jutt up across the skyline and new MRT stations pop up from the veins of the city’s transport system below. Each morning as we stroll from our hotel to the Ngee […]

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Searching for greater democracy | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: When it is obvious that the goal cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps. – Confucius It was our privilege and delight to have Workers’ Party MP, Ms Sylvia Lim and Chief Editor of […]

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Checking out our patch in Singapore | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: Following a short lecture on Singapore-Australia relations, we hurriedly navigated our way through traffic to Singapore’s Parliament House where we commenced a beguiling hour-long tour around the ‘heart’ of it all. Handing over our passports, we filed in […]

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Scouting out talent at the Singapore Sports Institute | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: Nothing says strength like the story of para athlete Scout Bassett. Born in China, Bassett was abandoned and taken to an orphanage after she lost her right leg in what was believed to have been a chemical […]

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The enigmatic Mano Karan and a celebration of athletes | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts students Rebecca Pearson and Helen McNeill give their insights into the Inside Singapore Study Tour: Mano Karan facilitates The Enabling Disability Program, a workshop designed to challenge students perception of disabled persons. His morning workshop had us learning to navigate the building in wheelchairs and on crutches, looking at the design of […]

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Firing through Singapore’s Foreign policy | Inside Singapore Study Tour

Faculty of Arts student Rebecca Pearson gives her insight on the Inside Singapore Study Tour: Like a kaleidoscope, Singapore’s foreign policy is full of shifting patterns that can be viewed through an array of lenses.  Realism, liberalism and social constructivism are three key international theories that provide alternate views on Singapore’s foreign policy. This unique city state […]

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