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Nurture Lifelong Learning

This year, I made the decision to begin my Masters degree in education. This decision was, in reality, made 10 years ago but I never got around to taking the first step and enrolling on a course. What took me…

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The importance of the morning drop-off

The morning drop-off – an activity that seems so mundane for most parents yet its importance cannot be trivialised by the burden of the logistics that is involved in its implementation. The drop-off itself can be at the bus stop,…

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Lessons I learned from my five year old

Today I write using posts from my Facebook. My excuse for using Facebook is to keep memories of my daughter (and other events) fresh. My friend keeps complaining that I have selective memory loss, which makes Facebook very handy. Motherhood…

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Healthy body, healthy mind!

When I think back to my childhood years, one of my fondest memories was the excitement and anticipation of Friday nights. Why? Because this was the one night of the week when my brother and I would visit my Nana…

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Boys versus Girls

For centuries, boys have outshone girls in every aspect of schooling – from their first day in formal education, up until the point of graduation at university level. However, the modern trend has seen a sharp shift in achievement levels…

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Physical Literacy

When many people hear the word literacy they think about being able to read and write. However, literacy is not just the ability to read and write but it also means to have competence and knowledge in a specific area….

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