In early March, United States (US) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made...– Chatham House - Publications - The World Today - Archive - View Article Paskal, C. (2011). US-Pacific Relations: Pacific-Minded. Chatham House - Publications - The World Today, 64(4). Retrieved from http://www.chathamhouse.org.uk/publications/twt/archive/view/-/id/2144/
Do what you enjoy. Otherwise, enjoy what you do! A...
Image via Wikipedia Margaret Mellalieu: 12 September 1930 – 28 March 2004 Photographs here Margaret was born in Marple, Cheshire, in September 1930 – a period between the memory of The Great War and the growing fear of the next. Her mountains were the Pennines, and her waters the Lakes of Cumberland. Her walkways included both the berry-laden byways of Cheshire, and the industrial cities of...
The first day of school our professor introduced himself and challenged us to...– From AKLT, via Tata, one of my Learning Partners in BSNS 5391 Innovation & Entrepreneurship, as she pursues creation of her Professional Learning Agenda assignment.
What values should your students be exploring in...
Accountability Honesty Fairness Pursuit of Excellence Caring Loyalty Integrity Promise Keeping Respect for Others Responsible Citizenship These values are based on the work of Mary Guy, and her book Ethical decisionmaking in everyday work situations. This book takes a new approach to ethics by focusing on the kinds of dilemmas that confront people almost daily on the job. Guy...
The Rise and Fall of Education for Sustainability... →
New Zealand enacted pioneering legislation embracing the notion of sustainable development through its Resource Management Act (1991) and was an early signatory to the United Nations Framework…
Fresh Tracks, Inc.™ Guide Posts: Proven... →
freshtracksinc: Trailblazers are more likely than those leaders who stick with the tried and true path to find themselves facing resistance from others. Often this resistance comes from a difficult coworker who is attempting to impede the trailblazer from achieving innovation. They may be jealous or…
Special Posting re Closure of ALTC →
Dear Friends, As you are no doubt aware, the Federal Government decided recently to abolish the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) in order to fund its flood reconstruction package….
Unitec’s New Teachers Group is a space to support staff with all aspects...– New Teachers Group - Teaching & Learning Community at Unitec
An Orchestrated Conspiracy of Ignorance? The Rise...
Image via Wikipedia Summary of an article submitted for peer review to a scholarly journal. New Zealand enacted pioneering legislation embracing the notion of sustainable development through its Resource Management Act (1991) and was an early signatory to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (1992). Through its Tertiary Education Strategy (TES) 2007-2012 the Labour...
On developing a teaching career: a strategic...
Image via Wikipedia A postgraduate student colleague of mine has just been given his first opportunity to teach a first-year bachelors course. He indicated his admiration for my course designs and teaching approach, and requested advice on how he could develop as a teacher ‘like me’. Here are some resources I recommend to people like my colleague that distil my journey, evolution...
The same folks who gave gave us the disaster that is K-12 are now in the...– Amazon.com: A Customer’s review of The Conspiracy of Ignorance: The Failure o… Review by Anon., 2000-March-8, of Gross, M. L. (1999). The Conspiracy of Ignorance: The Failure of American Public Schools. HarperCollins.