Do we need more funding for children with reading difficulties?

Do we need more funding for children with reading difficulties?

Feb 08

Would love to hear comments on funding in the school system. Who should have access to additional funding?

Letter 2 to Adrian Piccoli….Funding Not Adequate

Letter 2 to Adrian Piccoli….Funding Not Adequate

Oct 02

Dear Mr Piccoli I am writing in regards to the Tuesday 27th March Joint Media Release discussing the extra $63 million dollars to assist NSW students with a disability. It is suggested that the boost in funding will see more than 100,000 NSW school students with a disability having greater access to classroom support and specialised equipment. I am deeply concerned regarding this allocation of...

Letter 1 to Adrian Piccoli…not an Action Plan… a Failure Plan

Letter 1 to Adrian Piccoli…not an Action Plan… a Failure Plan

Oct 02

Dear Mr Piccoli I am a PhD Researcher from the School of Psychology at the University of Newcastle who is currently conducting research in 5 Department of Education Schools in NSW for the duration of the 2012 year. My research, titled “The impact strategy instruction has on children with reading disabilities and working memory deficits” is producing outstanding valid, reliable and evidence...

Teachers to face annual review of performance

Teachers to face annual review of performance

Aug 10

On the 3rd August, 2012 in major papers around the country, teachers were put on notice “every teacher, every year in Australia will have an annual performance review and there will be ongoing professional development throughout their careers.” Of course we can all support performance appraisals as they do increase productivity, allow individuals to strengthen their skills and...

The ALC blog is up and running!

The ALC blog is up and running!

Aug 07

Welcome to our blog! Here you’ll find links to relevant news articles, educational resources and plenty more!