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5 weeks until KTK Week!!!

Thanks to support from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Qantas and Sydney Airport, we have enjoyed getting out and about to visit schools in Victoria and New South Wales over the last few months to help students with their workshop preparation. With just over a month to go until Kids Teaching Kids Week,… Read more

MWKTK17 – Culture – Conservation – Community

There is only a little over 3 months to go until we launch the Melbourne Water Kids Teaching Kids Conference!!!! We have over 500 delegates from more than 50 schools including interstate representatives from South Australia, Western Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory. We even have one school coming Australia’s 9th state, New Zealand!!! Culture – Conservation –… Read more

The importance of remaining relevant

Every teacher has, at some point in their career, heard the phrase, ‘but when will I use this?’. Although occasionally frustrating, especially when uttered by that one student who also enjoys exclaiming ‘Wow, this is so boring’, it is an important consideration for educators to take on board. Previously, curriculum has focused on basic theories… Read more

Inspiring Learners

Thanks to advances in technology, modern students are very much a part of a global community; in 2015 it was found that adolescents ages 15-17 spent on average 18 hours a week online (click here for source). This global access means that modern day students have an ability to learn amazing things about the world with… Read more

Crossing the Curriculum

For many years, there has been an educational hierarchy in place, a means by which to rank subject areas and attribute importance. This hierarchy in recent years has begun to crumble as the educative world moves towards understanding that one student does not always learn like another. This has dispelled the old teaching practice of writing… Read more