Partnerships in education

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Laying the foundations
Laying the foundations

The formal partnership between this school and its local council supports remote, rural students who are transitioning into further education or employment.

Peer mentoring for STEM students
Peer mentoring for STEM students

Students say a peer mentoring program linking their school with a local university has helped make science learning more relevant to the real world.

Green thumbs
Green thumbs

At this Darwin preschool, teaching sustainable, healthy garden practices has helped connect youngsters to their multicultural community.

Global Education Episode 2: Annette Rueggeberg
Global Education Episode 2: Annette Rueggeberg

Teacher chats to Annette Rueggeberg, co-principal of a secondary school in north west Germany that has experienced a remarkable turnaround in fortunes following an unusual request from a leading orchestra.

A focus on innovative learning environments
A focus on innovative learning environments

Why should schools seek to develop innovative learning environments? What do they look like internationally? Who are the educators? An OECD report explored the topic.

Re-engaging students with learning
Re-engaging students with learning

Setting up effective school-community partnerships can not only improve outcomes for students, but also re-engage them with learning.

Big business and education philanthropy
Big business and education philanthropy

Analysis of philanthropic contributions to education by the world’s largest firms has revealed Australian companies place a great emphasis on community and employee engagement.

Expansive Education: re-engage and reboot
Expansive Education: re-engage and reboot

Professor Bill Lucas discusses how a teaching and learning approach known as Expansive Education can re-engage students and reboot the enthusiasm of educators.

From the sandpit to the classroom
From the sandpit to the classroom

'The biggest deals these days are done in the sandpit, not on the golf course.' Read how three mothers started their own early years education centre.

Putting ‘wow' back into science
Putting ‘wow' back into science

Working with a science specialist has helped students at this South Australian school see the connections between science and the real world.