Below is an assortment of links to websites we have found both interesting and informative.
- National Celebration of Literacy - Read for Australia
The National Celebration of Literacy is a key event celebrating National Literacy and Numeracy Week. Find out more here.
- Youtube for Schools
YouTube for Schools lets schools access free educational YouTube videos while limiting access to other YouTube content. Students can learn from more than 400,000 educational videos, from well-known organizations like Stanford, PBS and TED, and from up-and-coming YouTube partners with millions of views, like Khan Academy, Steve Spangler Science and numberphile. Schools can also customize their YouTube for Schools experience, adding videos that are only viewable within their school network.
- United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA)
The United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA) is a registered charity, which has as its sole object the advancement of education in literacy. UKLA is concerned with literacy education in school and out-of-school settings in all phases of education and members include classroom teachers, teaching assistants, school literacy co-ordinators, LEA literacy consultants, teacher educators, researchers, inspectors, advisors, publishers and librarians.
Information on UKLA Conferences can be found here: www.ukla.org/conferences
- Shows for Schools
A huge range of fantastic shows for schools.
- e is for English
Designed to assist English practitioners face the rapidly evolving repertoire of information and communication technologies, the shifting and expanding territory of subject English, and the diverse nature, interests and abilities of contemporary students.
- Australian Awards for Teaching Excellence
Celebrating excellence in schools and recognising the achievements of teachers, principals, staff and schools. Categories:
- Excellence by a Teacher
- Excellence in Teacher Leadership
- Excellence by a Primary Teacher
- Secondary Teaching
A resource for secondary school teachers - Victorian Education Department
- Teacher Resources
Resources for teachers - Victorian Education Department.
- Dorothea Mackellar Poetry Awards
Australia's biggest poetry writing event for school students, attracting more than 15,000 entries. Great prizes for students and schools.
- OxFam Food4Thought
Year 7-10 English interactive resource. Incorporates the Australian Curriculum: English with socialjustic and active global citizenship.
Speciall designed online learning space for students.