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School Camps and COVID – 19

I have worked in the education sector for nearly 40 years. In that time we have had to manage SARS, bushfires, teacher strikes, and a myriad of other challenges. None of these will have the impact of COVID- 19. COVID – 19 is scary. COVID – 19 has fear attatched. COVID...

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Launching our Maker SPACE at Charnwood in 2020

maker space poster with mud map version 3 We are so proud to launch our Maker space at Charnwood in 2020. The Maker Space is an interactive experience that gets people in touch with making and doing inside our maker shed. A real opportunity to learn from our past in...

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“It’s more than a journey” John Lindros

I recently heard a saying that went along the lines of “An experience without reflection can be a wasted experience”A few weeks ago I dragged myself out of the office chair and headed off on a Central Australia Journey with a group of school students. I was the...

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Thoughts on year 9 Outdoor Education

How many schools look at Outdoor Education and think bushwalking, canoeing and more. Activities linked together to create a "journey" I would like us to look at Outdoor Education differently. Less focus on the activity and more focus on the experience. To explain what...

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Lower Glenelg River

Just prior to New Year’s, I made an early New Year’s Resolution to visit one of Australia’s hidden gems: “The Lower Glenelg River” on the border of Victoria and South Australia. A mate and I travelled down on Sunday, embracing a long 5 hour drive and TayTay on repeat....

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