SchooLink archives

Vol 19:3 October 2013 

Australian Conference on Lutheran Education 4

This SchooLink edition focuses on the theme of ACLE 4.  Articles include: In search of 'The Great Idea' (Patricia Carmichael), Wising up through transformation (Dianne Eckermann), Welcoming the stranger to ACLE (Gene Clark), Both being & doing through transformation (Janet Abercrombie), Blessed are the peacemakers (Serena Williams & The Lutheran), A governance perspective (Dr Monique Beedles), Sing a song for ACLE (David Simpfendorfer), Food, fellowship, F-Troop & photos (Jane Alexander), From the business end at ACLE (Lester Kerber), From the chair of the ACLE organising committee (Anthony Mueller), Reflections on ACLE 4 (Dr Mark Worthing).

 

Vol 19:2 July 2013

The Asian connection

This SchooLink edition focuses on the theme of The Asian connection.  Articles include: Will your students be 'Asia capable'? (Kathe Kirby), Project X (Allan Dallas), Responding to the Asian century at Banksia Park (Brooke Garrett), Engaging with Asia at Faith Lutheran College (Roseanne Madden, Ev Leske, Michelle Schwarz & Kirsty Rosenweig), Chinese connections (Rob Rhode), With gratitude to Malcolm Bartsch (Stephen Rudolph).

 

Vol 19:1 May 2013

Innovation and creative pedagogy

This SchooLink edition focuses on the theme of Innovation and creative pedagogy.  Articles include:  Imagination, creativity, innovation (Loyd Fyffe), Creativity, continuity and community (Andrew Jaensch), Sustaining innovation (Susan Hyde), Finding the artist inside you (Rachael Jacobs), Action research for professional learning (Evie Stephens and Emily Dougherty) and Fatih, encouragement, service (Stephen Rudolph).

 

Vol 18:3 October 2012

Learning in the early years

This SchooLink edition focuses on the theme of Learning in the early years.  Articles include:  Belonging, Being and Becoming (Bridie Raban), Building an outdoor learning environment (Diana Gaskell), Raising the bar:  early learning & care in Lutheran education (Susan Shaw), Christian Studies in the early years (Anne Dohnt), The spiritual dimension of the EYLF document (Jan Grajczonek), Research possibilities for Lutheran education (Stephen Rudolph).

 

Vol 18:2 July 2012

Australian Curriculum

This SchooLink edition focuses on the theme of Australian Curriculum. Articles include: A Lutheran Australian Curriculum (Meg Noack), Thinking through some challenges of assessment in the Australian Curriculum (Jill Willis), The Australian Curriculum IN Christian Studies   (Dominique Jacqueline), Independent schools & the Australian Curriculum (Garry Le Duff), My people – boat people (Stephen Rudolph)

 

Vol 18:1 May 2012

21st Century pedagogy

This SchooLink edition focuses on the theme of 21st Century pedagogy. Articles include: Technology changing teaching (Ruth Greer), Indigenous Education – not just dot painting (Christine Reid), Agility in mind, technologies & environment (Derek Bartels), Technology in 21st century pedagogy (Cheryl Fillmore), Pondering people …pondering profits of The Pathfinders (Stephen Rudolph).

 

Vol 17:3 October 2011

In a healthy place    

 This SchooLink edition focuses on the theme of In a healthy place. Articles include: Placing relational wellbeing at the centre of our concern (Leigh Burrows), Spiritual health in the school (Stephen Pietsch), Wellness as a professional responsibility (Robyn Pulman), Acting on signs of wellness in a Lutheran school (Loyd Fyffe), Young people's health and wellbeing (Richard Eckersley) and ...and don't forget to dance (Stephen Rudolph).

 

Vol 17:2 August 2011

School and Church Partnerships   

This SchooLink edition focuses on the theme of School and Church partnerships. Articles include: What an open door! (Dennis Obst), Signs of church in a school community (John Proeve/Stuart Traeger), What young people think about the church (Philip Hughes), School and church partnerships (Paul Sharkey), Engaging students beyond the classroom (Paul Weinert), Life's journey (Stephen Rudolph).

 

Vol 17:1 May 2011

Accreditation

This SchooLink edition focuses on the theme of sustainability. Articles include: Why all the attention on accreditation? (Barry Kahl), Principals reflect on Pathways and Equip (Tony Peters/Jan Baker), Doing theology in the Lutheran school (Malcolm Bartsch), Pathways: The experience (Neville Grieger), Pathways: Journeys to better understand our Lutheran ethos (Meg Noack), Equipping: A facilitator's tale (Dominique Jacqueline), Participants reflect on Equip (Ann Dickinson/Mel McDonald).

 

Vol 16:3 October 2010

Student engagement

This SchooLink edition focuses on the theme of student engagement. Articles include: Talking about God to Gen Z (Dominique Jacqueline), Being a reflective teacher (Anne Dohnt), How do we engage the disengaged? (Sue Kupke), Pedagogy and the Australian Curriculum (Meg Noack), A dynamic and well-balanced learning experience (Amanda Gosney), Reflections on Equip, Confident and prepared for the challenge (Ann Mitchell).

 

Vol 16:2 August 2010

The Digital Revolution in Lutheran schools

This SchooLink edition focuses on the theme of the Digital Education Revolution in Lutheran schools. Articles include: Learning in the 21st century (Kevin Richardson), A learning space for the 21st century (Rod Wearn), ICT at Yirara College, Encouraging a generation of animators (Rod Wearn), Tablets: the smart medicine (Lee Bond), Why is there so much excitement about Edmodo (Julia Boulton), Developments in ICT (Derek Bartels), Schooling - the world game or playing political football (Adrienne Jericho). Regional news from Lutheran Education Queensland, Lutheran Schools Association (SA/NT/WA) and Lutheran Education South Eastern Region is also included.

 

Vol 16:1 Mar 2010

Quality teaching and learning

The Better Schools Project featured in this edition of SchooLink with a theme of Quality teaching and learning. Bev Saegenschnitter, John Proeve and Malcolm Bartsch explored this theme in their articles Making good schools better, The journey from good to great and Quality or service – is that the question? Regional news from Lutheran Education Queensland, Lutheran Schools Association (SA/NT/WA) and Lutheran Education South Eastern Regions took over a significant number of pages of this edition with the iPod project in Hervey Bay providing just one highlight.

 

Vol 15:3 Oct 2009

Working in a multi-religious setting

This SchooLink edition focuses on the theme of Working in a multi-religious setting. Loyd Fyffe writes the lead article with a thought provoking title of Fears, phobias, faiths and the future. Other contributors included The Lutheran editor Linda Macqueen (Eager faces, shy faces, frightened faces), Dean Zweck (Teaching Jesus in a world of many religions), Dominique Jacqueline (Christian Studies in a multi-religious setting) and John Henderson (The interfaith challenge). Regional news from Lutheran Education Queensland, Lutheran Schools Association (SA/NT/WA) and Lutheran Education South Eastern Regions is also included.

 

Vol 15:2 Jul 2009

Resilience

This SchooLink edition focuses on the theme of Resilience. Felicity McCutcheon wrote about Resilience – two approaches, Aimee Packer wrote about Resilience from a young teacher’s perspective, Stephen Haar wrote on The resilience code, Barry Kahl wrote about Planning and resilience: moving on and Bev Saegenschnitter wrote about Developing person and professional resilience. Regional news from Lutheran Education Queensland, Lutheran Schools Association (SA/NT/WA) and Lutheran Education South Eastern Regions is also included.

 

Vol 15:1 May 2009

Sustainability 

This SchooLink edition focuses on the theme of sustainability. Articles include: Still life (Richard Hauser), Keep on keeping on (Dominique Jaaniste), Sustaining faith, sustaining reason (Andrew Jaensch), The sustainability of the environment (Jeff Silcock), Lutheran schools: the challenges they face (Adrienne Jericho). Regional news from Lutheran Education Queensland, Lutheran Schools Association (SA/NT/WA) and Lutheran Education South Eastern Regions is also included.

 

Vol 14:3 Oct 2008

ACLE 3

The Australian Conference on Lutheran Education (ACLE) 2008 edition of Schoolink contains articles including: Woven (Richard Hauser), The spiritual thread that binds and holds us together (Dominique Jaaniste), Global connectedness (Colin Minke), Teaching and learning thread (Loyd Fyffe), Shaping digital footprints (Tim Schumacher), The social thread (Cain McDonald), Our international guests look back (Glenice Hartwich), God’s weaving and our challenges (Malcolm Bartsch), That quilt (Jodie Hoff), Staff reflection (SA/NT/WA), A buzz at the MCG (Elizabeth Kloeden), SchooLink and ACLE (Adrienne Jericho). This ACLE 2008 edition has some great photos of this special event.

 

Vol 14:2 August 2008

Values

This edition of SchooLink focuses on values. Featured articles include: The values of values education (Loyd Fyffe), Nurturing values (Meg Noack), National values education forum (Vicki Schilling), LEA values at St Stephens Lutheran College ( Cheryl Lupschen), Micro ethics in school leadership (Ken Albinger), The truth revisited (Adrienne Jericho), Small cards and gentle whispers (Adrienne Jericho and Joan Scriven). Regional news from Lutheran Education Queensland, Lutheran Schools Association (SA/NT/WA) and Lutheran Education South Eastern Regions is also included.

 

Vol 14:1 May 2008

The teacher

This edition of SchooLink focuses on the teacher. Featured articles include: Quality staff: a Lutheran school’s most valuable resources (Bev Saegenschnitter), Joseph’s new coat (Anne Marschall), Preparation of beginning teachers (Meryl Jennings), Spiritual formation for Lutheran schools in the 21st century (Neville Grieger), The gospel at work (Peter Miller) and The weavers of the tapestry of Lutheran schooling (Adrienne Jericho). Regional news from Lutheran Education Queensland, Lutheran Schools Association (SA/NT/WA) and Lutheran Education South Eastern Regions is also included.

 

Vol 13:3 October 2007

Indigenous education   

This edition of SchooLink focusing on Indigenous education. Featured articles include: More than just teaching (Mark Doecke), Connecting to Hopevale Aboriginal community (Narelle Poole), Dare to lead … making a difference (Eleanor Coleman), Daring to lead (Ingird Nybro), Indigenous education in Lutheran schools (Christine Reid), Early interest in education of Indigenous people (Darren Boyce) and Getting to the heart of the matter (Adrienne Jericho). Regional news from Lutheran Education Queensland, Lutheran Schools Association (SA/NT/WA) and Lutheran Education South Eastern Regions is also included.