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  1. Back to the sporting field

    Sport plays a key role in the social and physical development of our students and as pandemic containment measures ease and sport training returns, students have wholeheartedly embraced the opportunity to train safely together. Aaaand we’re back...

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  2. The show must go on: rehearsing a musical in cyberland

    Challenge or opportunity? With all Wesley students learning online from home in virtual classrooms earlier in Term 2, the question for David Dunn was this: was it feasible to run virtual rehearsals? We spoke to the Glen Waverley Director of Student...

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  3. Online learning on campus has another name: it’s called collaboration

    When we returned to on-campus learning at Wesley, the excitement was palpable, but our experiences in the virtual classroom environment also gave us plenty of insights into exciting ways students can collaborate on campus and teachers can support...

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  4. Music learning, anywhere, anytime

    Students and teachers learned much in the virtual classroom environment in recent months, not least that a blended approach of on-campus and online learning offers the best of both worlds, as Denton Thomas explains. It’s late one night and the...

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  5. Mélangé: online and face-to-face approaches to learning French

    For Milica Savic, one of the key lessons from her French virtual classroom experience has been that online and on-campus programs can both support effective learning. When I first started planning my Languages program for the virtual classroom...

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  6. Boarding School of the Year Awards

    We are thrilled to announce that Wesley College has been selected as a finalist for Boarding School of the Year in the Australian Education Awards. The Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of top-performing schools around the country. Our...

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  7. Enabling – and hearing – student voice

    Lanella Sweet explores one of the unexpected benefits of the virtual classroom, the development of student voice, and why it is improving learning. Image above: From left, Year 6 students Sahra Blumenthal and Aarav Agarwal with teacher Lanella Sweet:...

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  8. Authentic learning continues wherever our students are located

    With our students back, it feels as though the life has returned to our school, writes Sean Cox. At the end of Term 1, we farewelled our Learning in Residence boarding students as we normally would before a term break. At the time, we knew that part...

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  9. Lessons learned: Now back to the classroom

    The challenge to teach students remotely became an opportunity for schools to learn other ways to enhance teaching and learning, as Dean Pearman explained to The Age recently. The abrupt transition to remote learning across Australia quickly...

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  10. 5 tips for transitioning back to school

    In a year of change, our next big change is now happening – the return to learning onsite at school! Jana Firestone offers some tips for students making the transition. With some of our students already back on campus as part of Wesley’s phased...

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