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Making Assessment Fun: Authenticity

By Lisa Aitken,

Heard this before? 'but when will I ever use this skill in the REAL world?' Authentic assessment allows students to demonstrate key learning and 21st century skills through tasks that connect with the real world.

Escape from Ancient Egypt!

By Lisa Aitken,

Students at Sir Joseph Banks High School took part in an escape room designed to get students actively using the skills they had learnt in Ancient History. Find out how these students cracked ancient Egyptian codes and escape!

Driving question inspo from the U@Uni Summer School program

By Lisa Aitken,

The U@Uni Summer School program provides an opportunity for 200 students from low socioeconomic backgrounds in NSW to come on UTS campus to learn and discover alongside UTS students and academics. The program builds 21st century capacities such a collaboration, creativity and innovation through its interactive and hands on...

Making products public

By Lisa Aitken,

Teachers share the exciting and engaging ways their students showcase and exhibit major works during culminating events.

PBL Project: Oberon Rocks

By Lisa Aitken,

Mark Armstrong, who works in the TAS faculty at Oberon High School (OHS), shares his experiences in co-designing and delivering the Year 7 PBL project titled ‘Oberon rocks’, which sees students combine science and geography to explore what makes their local landforms so amazing.

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