Earthside Education: Useful Links
Education Websites and Blogs
EASY ENGLISH BLOGS
One on each sound
Earthside Education Dodgers
Each on a different topic; short and snappy and free to use in your school newsletters, with attribution
Journal of an Earthside Educator
Not related to this site, but some interesting ideas and worth a read.
The School of Integral Art
"In the School of Integral Art we believe that every human being is creative and that art is integral to all human endeavours. Our mission is to further artistic capacity in individuals and groups."
Holy Water Sacred Fire
Creativity Retreat in Bali 14-19 July 2012. Recommended.
The Wonder of Childhood
Particularly this article on the basic senses.
The Way of Least Resistance
Essays by Dan Djurdjevic on the Martial Arts
Sean's Secrets of Firenze Tour
Of course it's only useful if you are actually in Firenze.
The Secret Teacher:
Articles from The Guardian
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Australian Peak Education Bodies
ACARA "The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) is the independent authority responsible for the development of a national curriculum, a national assessment program and a national data collection and reporting program..."
AITSL "AITSL provides national leadership for the Commonwealth, state and territory governments in promoting excellence in the profession of teaching and school leadership"
The Australasian Teacher Regulatory Authorities (ATRA) is the incorporated association established by the teacher registration and accreditation authorities across Australia and New Zealand.
Independent Schools Council of Australia
The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) represents the interests of the independent school sector on a national basis such as in relation to Commonwealth funding and representation on national policy making bodies. Its eight member State and Territory Associations of Independent Schools represent a growing sector with close to 1,090 schools and around 550,000 students, nearly 16 percent of all school enrolments in Australia.
Steiner Education Australia
Steiner Education Australia is an incorporated body representing member schools throughout the states and territories of Australia. SEA aims to promote and safeguard the integrity of Steiner Education in Australia and seeks to facilitate exchange and represent, support and provide services to its member schools.
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The WA College of Teaching registers all K-12 school teachers in Western Australia and aims to raise the status of teaching by recognising, promoting and regulating the teaching profession.
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Teachers Registration Board of South Australia
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Teacher Registration Board of the NT
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Victorian Institute of Teaching
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Teachers Registration Board Tasmania
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AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY
ACT Teacher Quality Institute
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NEW SOUTH WALES
NSW Institute of Teachers
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Queensland College of Teachers
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SOME SURPRISING DATA ON DOG TREATS (MY DOG INSISTED I INCLUDE IT HERE)