Shakespeare. A name that can conjure up joy and groans, fear and love, laughter and confusion. He’s been around for a while for a reason. Schools, universities, curriculum authorities, theatre companies and film directors all contribute to his ongoing cultural and educational currency.

Spotlight On: Setting Boundaries

10 April 2018

When parents do set boundaries, one of the most unnerving responses from their daughter is: 'But everybody else is doing it.' This can pose a real dilemma.

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Spotlight On: Civil Discourse and Education

6 April 2018

The 2018 Balmoral Lecture series was launched on Wednesday 21 March by Minister Rob Stokes who delivered a talk entitled ‘Challenging the STEM Orthodoxy’.

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Spotlight On: Assessment

1 March 2018

Head of English, Amy Hall, outlines the pros and pitfalls of assessment.

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Cambodia and 50K

8 September 2017

Since 2006 Queenwood has been supporting the Cambodia Schools Project.
 

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Learning Facts and Skills

28 July 2017

The education sector is prone to fads. A great example is the theory of learning styles.

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Beyond Perfectionism

21 July 2017

We consistently emphasise to all the girls (not just the ones ‘chosen’) that girls become leaders not by being presented with badges but inspiring others to get involved.

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Things That Count (Can’t Be Counted)

24 June 2017

The Kingdom of Bhutan famously developed a Gross National Happiness Index designed to measure the happiness of its population.

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NAPLAN

17 May 2017

The introduction of a minimum literacy and numeracy standard for the HSC has also caused some vigorous debate.

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Power of Turning Up

2 March 2017

We are halfway through the term (hard to believe!) and there have already been many achievements to celebrate.

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