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School of Education lecturer receives prestigious Citation Award

Two University of Adelaide staff have been recognised for their teaching expertise with prestigious $10,000 Citation Awards announced by the Federal Government. Dr Westphalen, a lecturer in the School of Education, received a Citation for “vibrant and compassionate approaches to teaching and learning which inspire students’ enthusiasm and passion for the profession of teaching”. Federal […]

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Singaporean School Teachers Win Top University Prize

Two Singapore secondary school teachers who won scholarships to study at the University of Adelaide have been awarded the top prize for outstanding academic achievement at the University’s recent Singapore graduation ceremony. Theresa Lai and Alvin Tan have both graduated with a Masters of Educational Studies from Ngee Ann-Adelaide Education Centre, earning nine High Distinctions […]

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2012 Executive Dean’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching Winners

  Congratulations to Susan Shannon, Rick Atkinson, Natalya Boujenko, and Matthew Stubbs who were recently awarded the 2012 Executive Dean’s Prize for Excellence in Teaching!

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Water Games in Peru: Education Students Get Creative Abroad

“The grade 6 class at Pumamarca school experienced their first Italian lesson, which was enjoyed by the students. Some exciting science practical experiments have also happened outdoors, testing air pressure using a bike pump and a water bottle! Great fun! ” “Spanish lessons for the Adelaide University team have commenced during the second week, which […]

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Education Students Journey to Pumamarca School, Peru

“The bright colours of the school are unmistakeable from a distance, and are a cheerful welcome. As the front gate was opened to us, it was humbling and overwhelming to walk through a path the children had created for us, hearing the words ‘Bienvenutos, los amigos’.” University of Adelaide Education student Anna Henwood describes her […]

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Maths Hysteria: Dr Peggy Lynch on educating Australia’s teachers

Why is the mere mention of mathematics enough to terrify some people? What happened to (some of) us in our formative years to make us blacklist maths for life? Did your maths teacher wear a safari suit with knee length ribbed socks and brown sandals? In any event, many of us have a love/hate relationship […]

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