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THE CONSTITUTION
Palace Letters released
ABC News, 14 Jul 2020
Sir John Kerr (Image: NAA)
The National Archives Office has released the "Palace Letters", correspondence between Governor-General Sir John Kerr and the Queen before and after the dismissal of Gough Whitlam as prime minister in 1975.
Bullet See the Kerr Palace Letters (NAA website)

 

CORONAVIRUS
Cases jump again
ABC News, 14 Jul 2020
Victoria
Tuesday's number of new Victorian coronavirus cases is 270, a significant rise on the previous day's 177 but not as high as Sunday's 273.

 

 

 

CORONAVIRUS
Remote learning lessons
The Conversation (opinion), 13 Jul 2020
Remote learning (Image: Zoom)
Three academics sum up what educators have learned from Australia's period of enforced remote learning during the coronavirus crisis earlier this year.

 

TASMANIAN SCHOOLS
118 schools to be revitalised
Tas Govt media release, 12 Jul 2020
Tasmania
The education minister, Jeremy Rockliff, has released the names of 118 Tasmanian schools that will benefit from the government's School Revitalisation Maintenance Program.

 

CORONAVIRUS
Cases jump again
ABC News, 12 Jul 2020
Victoria
The number of new Victorian coronavirus cases reported on Sunday is 273, a rise from Saturday's 216 cases but lower than Friday's record 288 cases.
Bullet REMOTE LEARNING CONFIRMED: Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews confirmed today that Prep to Year 10 students in the lockdown area will be restricted to remote and flexible learning from Monday 20 July (except, at parents' option, students with a disability).
Years 11 and 12 students, students in special schools and those Year 10 students undertaking VCAL subjects will return to face-to-face learning at school tomorrow.

 

CORONAVIRUS
No opening of Tas border until at least 31 July
ABC News, 10 Jul 2020
Peter Gutwein
The opening of Tasmania's borders with other states, planned to possibly occur on Friday 24 July, has been deferred for "one week, if not longer," premier Peter Gutwein announced today.

 

CORONAVIRUS
Masks encouraged as Vic cases soar
ABC News, 10 Jul 2020
Victoria
The number of new daily coronavirus cases in Victoria has risen by 288, up from yesterday's 165, and the biggest daily rise so far since the pandemic began.
Wednesday's rise was 134.Tuesday's rise was 191.
People from Greater Melbourne are being encouraged to wear masks where close contact with other people is unavoidable.

 

CORONAVIRUS
Melbourne lockdown
ABC News, 7 Jul 2020
Victoria
Metropolitan Melbourne will undergo a six-week lockdown from tomorrow (Wednesday) night, Premier Daniel Andrews announced this afternoon.
Bullet The lockdown will include a one-week extension of the school holidays (except for Years 11 and 12 and special schools). Lockdown schools will return to remote learning.

 

CORONAVIRUS
Rumours spread of lockdown for Melbourne as COVID cases take off
ABC News, 7 Jul 2020
Victoria
A record jump in Victorian coronavirus cases, from 127 yesterday to 191 today, is of grave concern  to authorities.
Bullet UPDATE 12.55pm, 7 Jul 2020: There is speculation that Melbourne will be placed in lockdown following an announcement this afternoon (ABC News 24).
Bullet Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews is due to speak at 3.15pm.

 

CORONAVIRUS
Another big jump in Victoria as border closes
ABC News, 6 Jul 2020
Victoria
The latest number of new daily coronavirus cases in Victoria is 127, Victoria's highest daily high ever.
And the border between Victoria and NSW will be closed from tomorrow (Tuesday) night.

 

ELECTIONS
Labor wins Eden-Monaro
ABC News, 5 Jul 2020
NSW
A late surge of pre-poll and postal votes has given the Eden-Monaro seat in the NSW by-election to Labor, ABC election analyst Antony Green says.

 

CORONAVIRUS
Big jump in Victoria
ABC News, 4 Jul 2020
Victoria
The number of new daily coronavirus cases reported in Victoria has jumped from 66 yesterday to 108 today. Nine public housing towers have been placed in lockdown.
Bullet UPDATE 5 Jul 2020: The daily number fell to 74 on Sunday

 

TAFE
Students support TasTAFE
Tas Govt media release, 2 Jul 2020
TasTAFE
A survey has found that 91 per cent of TasTAFE's students are satisfied with the quality of its training, a higher figure than the national average.

 

CORONAVIRUS
New COVID high for Victoria
ABC News, 2 Jul 2020
Coronavirus (Image: Wikipedia)
Victoria's daily coronavirus number has risen to an all-time high of 77 cases.
Bullet UPDATE 3 Jul 2020: The daily number fell to 66 on Friday

 

CORONAVIRUS
Vic cases rise again
ABC News, 1 Jul 2020
Coronavirus (Image: Wikipedia)
The number of new coronavirus cases in Victoria has risen from 64 yesterday to 73 today.

 

CORONAVIRUS
Term 3 guide for parents issued
Tas Govt media release, 30 Jun 2020
Tasmania
A guide to let Tasmanian parents and carers know what to expect when school resumes in Term 3 has been released by the DoE.

 

CORONAVIRUS
Data released
Tas Govt media release, 30 Jun 2020
Department of Education
The DoE has released a key data report on such topics as teacher numbers and funding.
Bullet Key data [pdf], DoE, March 2020

 

CORONAVIRUS
Four-week suburban lockdown
ABC News, 30 Jun 2020
Coronavirus (Image: Wikipedia)
Victoria's coronavirus hotspot suburbs will be locked down for four weeks from tomorrow night, premier Daniel Andrews has announced.

 

SCHOOL LEVIES
School debts cancelled
Tas Govt media release, 30 Jun 2020
Jeremy Rockliff
All Tasmanian Government "school debts for 2019 and prior" have been waived to support families recovering from the impact of the pandemic, education minister Jeremy Rockliff has announced. (School levies for 2020 have already been cancelled.)

 

CORONAVIRUS
Victorian cases jump to 75
ABC News, 29 Jun 2020
Coronavirus (Image: Wikipedia)
The number of Victorian coronavirus cases for the latest 24-hour period has risen to 75, up significantly from yesterday's 49.
Bullet UPDATE Tue 30 Jun 2020: The daily number of new cases has dropped to 64.

 

CERTIFICATION
More get TCE after error correction
The Mercury (subscription only), 29 Jun 2020
TASC
The correction of an error affecting 600 VET students has enabled 104 of them to subsequently receive their Tasmanian Certificate of Education.

 

CORONAVIRUS
Border closed until 24 July at least
ABC News, 26 Jun 2020
Tasmania
Tasmania's border restrictions will not be eased before Friday 24 July 2020 and the eventual decision will depend on the coronavirus situation in other states at that time, premier Peter Gutwein said today.
Bullet Date for borders to reopen, Tas Govt media release, 26 Jun 2020

 

CORONAVIRUS
Now one per 2 square metres
The Mercury, 24 Jun 2020
Tasmania
The restriction of one person per four square metres at gatherings will be eased to one person per two square metres from noon on Friday, the premier, Peter Gutwein, announced today.
Bullet Outdoor crowds now 500, ABC News, 24 Jun 2020
Bullet Further restrictions to ease, Tas Govt media release, 24 Jun 2020
Bullet Restrictions in pubs, restaurants and cafes to ease, Tas Govt media release, 24 Jun 2020

 

CORONAVIRUS
Don't waste our time
The Conversation (opinion), 19 Jun 2020
Coronavirus (Image: Wikipedia)
Schools that ask parents to obtain a medical certificate to confirm a child is free from the coronavirus are simply wasting the time and resources of doctors and parents, two medical academics say.

 

SCHOOL ENROLMENT ZONES
New school intake maps published
Tas Govt media release, 19 Jun 2020
Prevent gridlock (Image created using via atomsmasher)
The government has published new maps of intake areas for primary and district school students which could affect a parent's right to send their child to a particular high school.
Bullet Intake areas from 2021, DoE website

 

STEM
STEM gender bias explained?
The Conversation (opinion), 18 Jun 2020
STEMA new report appears to say that although girls are now just as good as boys at STEM subjects, they take up generally lower-paying non-STEM careers because they are even better at non-STEM subjects.
Bullet BUT: Humanities graduates earn more than those who study science and maths, The Conversation (opinion), 19 Jun 2020

 

COMMUNITY PRESSURE
Westbury escapes prison
ABC News, 18 Jun 2020
North west TasmaniaThe state government has abandoned plans to build a prison at Westbury and instead intends to build a prison 5.25km away at Brushy Rivulet.

 

RACISM
Racism discussion tips
The Conversation (opinion), 17 Jun 2020
Racism (Image: The Conversation, Shutterstock)
Four academics provide nine tips for teachers discussing the issue of racism with their students.

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD
Early learners to Bounce Back
Tas Govt media release, 17 Jun 2020
Early learningAdditional K-2 classroom support will enhance the Bounce Back to Learning at School program for early learners, education minister Jeremy Rockliff says.

 

CORONAVIRUS
Restrictions eased further
Tas Govt media release, 17 Jun 2020
Peter GutweinA number of coronavirus restrictions were eased today by the premier, Peter Gutwein.
Bullet What restrictions have eased?, The Mercury, 17 Jun 2020

 

CORONAVIRUS
Libraries to reopen on Thursday
Tas
Govt media release, 16 Jun 2020
Libraries Tasmania
Tasmanian libraries will reopen this Thursday, 16 June 2020 following extended closure due to the coronavirus outbreak.

 

AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM
Schools have statues solution
SBS News
, 15 Jun 2020
Captain Cook statue (Image: SBS)The need to protect statues of historical figures from being torn down means there has to be a greater emphasis on Aboriginal history in schools, federal education minister Dan Tehan says

 

WEATHER ALERT
Damaging winds on Tuesday
BoM website, 15 Jun 2020
WindWinds are expected to gust to in excess of 100 km/h across southern, eastern and northern Tasmania tomorrow (Tuesday).
Bullet BoM warnings
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Power outages
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CORONAVIRUS
31 days
Tas
Govt coronavirus page, 15 Jun 2020
TasmaniaTasmania has completed 31 consecutive days without a new coronavirus case.
Bullet UPDATED 16 Jun 2020: There have been no new cases to 6.00pm, 16 June, making 32 days without a new coronavirus case.

 

YEAR 11 AND 12 ASSESSMENTS
TCE exam adjustments finalised
Tas Govt media release, 12 Jun 2020
TASCAll coronavirus-response adjustments to external assessments for the 2020 TCE have now been made by TASC (the Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certification.

 

TASMANIAN SCHOOLS
Five Child and Family Learning Centres fast-tracked
Tas Govt media release, 4 Jun 2020

Early learningThe state government's plan to boost the economy in response to the coronavirus includes fast-tracking Child and Family Learning Centres at East Tamar, Waratah-Wynyard, Glenorchy, Kingborough and West Ulverstone.

 

AUSTRALIAN ECONOMY
We're in a recession
ABC News, 3 Jun 2020
Down graphWith growth in the March quarter being announced today as a negative 0.3 per cent, and agreement that the June quarter is bound to be negative too, it can safely be assumed that Australia is now undergoing its first recession in 29 years.

 

STUDENT WELLBEING
COVID impact attack
Tas Govt media release, 3 Jun 2020
Jeremy RockliffThe wellbeing and learning needs of students arising from the COVID-19 pandemic are being supported, education minister Jeremy Rockliff says.

 

YEAR 11 AND 12 ASSESSMENTS
TCE exam adjustments made
Tas Govt media release, 2 Jun 2020
TASCA range of adjustments to external assessments are being made by TASC (the Office of Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certification) in light of disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

 

TASMANIAN SCHOOLS
Maveric kindy for Bowen Road
Tas Govt media release, 2  Jun 2020
Southern TasmaniaA new kindergarten at Bowen Road Primary School is to be built by Maveric Builders, education minister Jeremy Rockliff has announced.

 

CORONAVIRUS
Eighteen days
UPDATED
The Examiner, 2 Jun 2020

TasmaniaTasmania has now reached 18 consecutive days without a new coronavirus case.

 

CORONAVIRUS
Tas easing brought forward
ABC News, 1 Jun 2020
Coronavirus (Image: Wikipedia)The Stage 2 easing of coronavirus restrictions in Tasmania has been brought forward from 15 June to commence at 3.00pm this Friday, 5 June.

 

SCHOOL BUSES
Free school buses for longer
Tas Govt media release, 26 May 2020
BusThe bus fare  amnesty period for public school buses has been extended to Sunday 5 July 2020.

 

 

 

 

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2020

Diabetes Week:
Sun 12 - Sat 18 Jul 2020

Bastille Day:
Tue 14 Jul 2020

Farm Safety Week:
Mon 20 - Sat 25 Jul 2020

Term 3 begins (K-10 teachers' PL day):
Mon 20 Jul 2020

Term 3 begins (colleges):
Mon 20 Jul 2020

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Tue 21 Jul 2020

Pi Approximation Day:
Wed 22 Jul 2020

Australian Mathematics Competition:
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MS Readathon reading period:
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National Tree Day: Sun 2 Aug 2020
(Public events cancelled for 2020)

Jeans for Genes Day: Fri 7 Aug 2020

Uni of Tasmania Hobart Open Day: Aug 2020 (Date not yet set)
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CORONAVIRUS

State of Emergency extended (Tas Govt media release, 9 Jul 2020)

Extra Tas border restrictions (Tas Govt media release, 8 Jul 2020)

 

FACE MASKS
Which mask should I wear?
Surgical mask, cloth mask or bandana? (The Conversation,  10 Jul 2020).

FACE MASKS
How to make a cloth face mask
Face mask (Image: The Conversation,Shovon Bhattacharjee)
Instructions on how to make a face mask, and related issues (The Conversation,  7 Jul 2020).

 

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Roadmap to Recovery (Tas)

COVIDSafe app
Read about the COVIDSafe app and download it free from the Apple or Google app store.

North west outbreak report [pdf]
(Tas Govt website, 30 Apr 2020)

ONLINE GAME
Social Distance Dash
Social Distance Dash
In this free online coronavirus safety game for kids, the aim is to deliver a roll of toilet paper to your grandmother while keeping 1.5 metres away from others and collecting as much hand sanitiser as you can. Page shows a video demo at the top. Scroll down for computer or mobile version.

CORONAVIRUS
Dramatic handwashing demo
Soap experiment (metro.co.uk)
A simple experiment using black pepper and water hammers home to students the powerful effect soap has when they use it to wash their hands. (From metro.co.uk)

Bullet ABC Education: Online learning resources

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ANIMAL WELFARE
Horse racing animal welfare puzzles

Melbourne Cup logo - ausclassroom.com

Melbourne Cup activities?
New crossword and word find puzzles with a horse racing animal welfare theme are available on ausclassroom.com.



MEMORY AND LEARNING
Learning tips for revising students
Brain (Image: clipartmag.com)
(From Amina Youssef-Shalala, The Conversation, 7 Oct 2019)

TASMANIAN ABORIGINAL HISTORY
How early Tasmanian Aboriginals influenced the landscape
Tas Aboriginals (from a painting by Joseph Lycett)
Archaeological research suggests that the nature of land and whether it was close to the coast was more important to Tasmanian Aboriginals than vegetation type.
(From The Conversation, 4 Oct 2019)



CLIMATE CHANGE
Climate change action for individuals
Iceberg (Image: The Conversation, Staehli, Shutterstock)
What can people do in their daily lives to help counter climate change?
(From Nick Golledge, The Conversation, 2 Oct 2019)


LITERACY
10 ways to get the most out of silent reading
Silent reading (The Conversation, Shutterstock)
Silent sustained reading for pleasure needs to be encouraged but it is declining in some schools.
(From Margaret Kristin Merga, The Conversation, 23 Sep 2019)


MATHEMATICS
How was maths discovered?
Maths history (Image: The Comversation, Shutterstock)
A simplified response to questions asking how maths was discovered and who made up the rules of mathematics.
(From Linda Galligan, The Conversation, 22 Aug 2019)

INTERNET LITERACY
How to spot a fake review
Fake reviews (Image: The Conversation, Shutterstock)
Online reviews of hotel accommodation and other services and products are sometimes rigged. Find out how to identify a genuine review.
Bullet And try the simple five-question online test to see whether you are as good as you think you are at spotting fake reviews.
(From Adrian R. Camilleri, The Conversation, 12 Aug 2019)

TASMANIAN HISTORY
Virtual Hobart Town
Virtual Hobart Town
See computer-generated still and 360-degree panoramic images of Hobart Town in the 1820s.
Bullet Virtual Hobart Town YouTube teaser

WEATHER AND CLIMATE
What is a cold front?
Cold front (Image: ABC)
Find out what a cold front is and how it can adversely affect our weather, particularly here in Tasmania. Bonus: information about warm fronts. From ABC Weather.

SOCCER IN THE CLASSROOM
Everyone's Game
Everyone's Game (SBS)
SBS teaching resource for Years 5-8 prepared to coincide with the Matildas, Australia's women's soccer team, participating in the FIFA Women's World Cup..
Bullet Everyone's Game Classroom Resource Teacher Notes [pdf]
Bullet Quizzes, videos and classroom material

STUDENT HEALTH AND SAFETY
Concussion in Sport Australia
Concussion in Sport Australia
Information and resources on the dangers of concussion in sport, from the Australian Sports Commission. See especially the Parents and Teachers section.

WATER SAFETY
Beachsafe
Beachsafe
The BeachSafe website, run by Surf Life Saving Australia, provides patrolling details and current water and weather conditions for just about every beach in Australia.
Bullet Scroll down for the beaches near your location.
Bullet Click on beach thumbnail or name for patrol, weather and water details.
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WATER SAFETY
Surf Life Saving Tasmania
Surf Life Saving Tasmania
Surf Life Saving Tasmania services include the provision of water safety advice and lifeguards for school water-related events.
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DINOSAURS
TMAG dinosaur exhibition
Fri 7 Dec 2018 - Sun 5 May 2019
Dinosaur rEvolution
The Dinosaur rEvolution (not a typo) exhibition at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery uses animatronics and 3D models.
Bullet There are entry fees.
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TASMANIAN HISTORY
Hobart's coastal defences
Gun battery, noat now Princes Park (Image: State Archives Office of Tas)
Several gun batteries were built on the shores of Hobart's River Derwent in the nineteenth century.

TASMANIAN ABORIGINAL CULTURE
The Orb
The OrbOutstanding quality short videos and other teaching materials to give students of all ages an appreciation of Tasmanian Aboriginal culture.
Bullet See also the DoE's The Orb web page





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