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Beyond "Beyond ATAR": assessing the proposal for change
For some time now, the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) has divided opinion. With each passing year, more voices join...
The forward effects of testing
Testing is most commonly understood - and used - as an evaluative assessment tool. But remarkably, and somewhat...
Alternative measures to banning phones in the classroom
As of the first term in 2020, a blanket ban on mobile phones will be implemented in Victoria, with the state government primed...
Inspiring students to be hopeful, engaged, resourceful, and disciplined
An Atomi partner school story: Trinity Catholic College.The challengeThe staff at Trinity Catholic College is committed to...
Partner School Stories
Addressing the concerns about flipped learning
Any change to the established order of educational norms is bound to elicit mixed emotions. Flipped learning is no exception....
Four pillars of successful leadership
Leadership manifests itself in a multitude of different forms, and individual fields have unique demands on those they ask to...
A dynamic, challenging, rich and diverse learning experience.
An Atomi partner school story: Aquinas College.The challengeWith the new QCE changes, it has been a great challenge for both...
Partner School Stories
Overcoming our unconscious anti-technology bias
In an era where partisanship is far too often the way we approach a given field, there is a temptation to divide our world into...
Making your student an agent of knowledge, not a recipient
There is something intuitive to the notion that actively seeking new knowledge (as opposed to passively accepting it) best...
The importance of studying maths
I come to this topic from a perspective of wisdom through age rather than appreciation through passion. Disappointingly I gave...
Filling the group space with active learning tasks
If we are serious about providing a 21st-century curriculum, we also need to provide a 21st-century learning experience for our...
To follow your passion or not
Recently I read a piece from a young man who claimed that rather than try to find yourself through your endeavours, your...
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