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Alumni Success

Alumna of 2014, Maddison Ryder graduated in Industrial Design last year from RMIT.  As part of her final year, Maddy developed a decomposable material using scrap lettuce leaves; working them into a clay-like substance which can be laser cut to…

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Defining Success

How do you define success for a school? A strange question you might think coming from the keyboard of a school principal? It has an obvious answer, was the common response of the small number of members of the school…

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Positioned For Success

With more than 75% of the cohort attaining an ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) above 70, the cohort of 2018 has been beautifully positioned for the next step in their lives. All students looking for a tertiary education place have…

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Study Leave

I have recently returned from a range of extraordinary learning experiences undertaken in the form of study leave. The Board of The Knox School supported my plan to spend time with notable educators, discussing and learning world’s best practice in…

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Positioning your children, our students

Economic and digital disruption is affecting jobs and work, and thus affecting the quality of life through the income and effort equation, as described by Bernard Salt, noted demographer. The old model of educational preparation for the adult world is…

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Eat Your Greens! Nanna and Mum are right!

There is a growing (excuse the pun) body of evidence that a healthy diet can prevent or ameliorate depression. My mother making me eat my vegetables, yes, even Brussels Sprouts was correct. We know they are good for us physically…

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Making Learning Personal

The following article is an interview between Allan Shaw and Melissa Heagney of The Weekly Review published on March 14.   The education landscape in Australia is changing like never before. In fact, the way that teachers such as those…

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