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  1. Design-oriented STEM learning environments

    New student-centred developments at the heart of Wesley Glen Waverley campus enable students to expand their STEM and design technology skills as Daniel Galvin, the Head of Design and Technology, explains. In a world increasingly dependent on science...

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  2. Our School Captains

    Someone to lead with integrity and by example, someone who gives back, and overall someone who understands our needs and helps us achieve common goals. These qualities are what we look for in a good world leader, and they’re what our School...

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  3. The impact of student agency

    Student agency has been found in studies to be as important an outcome of schooling as basic skills such as reading or writing. As Ben Dooley explains, when students are agents of their learning, they understand how – as well as what – to learn....

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  4. Hard work pays off

    A productive pre-season for Wesley Rowing that began back in July 2019 has our crews well prepared for the major racing period ahead. Early results in Term 1, particularly from our girls squad, indicate the hard work in pre-season training is...

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  5. Collaborating to build teaching efficacy

    Professional collaboration builds teachers’ efficacy and that benefits every student at Wesley, which is why our teachers work collectively on their teaching practice, as Ben Reeves and James Carroll explain. Professional collaboration involves...

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  6. Learning in an expanded world

    Global tours and hosting partnerships expand the Wesley learning environment from Melbourne to the other side of the world. Jacinta Janssens explains how. School holidays are always an opportunity for students to explore, either the local...

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  7. An awesome chance to shine

    Auditions for Alice in Cyberland, the Years 5 to 7 Glen Waverley musical, are just around the corner, and getting involved is an awesome experience. Students Remy Grunden and Keira McGauchie explain why. The Years 5 to 7 musical, Alice in Cyberland,...

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  8. Feedback for improved learning and teaching

    Feedback is fundamental to our approach to continuous improvement in our teaching and the learning progress of the students entrusted to our care, as Morag Howard explains. Strong empirical evidence indicates the importance of feedback and the...

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  9. Australia Day Honours 2020

    On Australia Day, the Australian Government recognises Australians who have served and contributed significantly to the community. Each year, many members of the Wesley community are deserving recipients of Australia Day Honours including past and...

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  10. Entrepreneurs in the making

    Wesley’s STEM programs are helping students develop business skills from app design to pitching like an entrepreneur. Sea vacuums, virtual reality tours and apps for using up what’s in your fridge are just some of the innovative prototypes...

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