CCPS Blog Archives

2017 Blog Archives

Key Factors influencing Parents’ Choice of School for their Children 19, April 2017

Key Factors influencing Parents’ Choice of School for their Children

A fascinating study has recently been published in Malaysia titled, “Factors Influencing Parents’ Decision in Choosing Private Schools.” At Caloundra City Private School, we found it rather interesting indeed, exploring many ideas that could potentially be implemented and understood at a universal level. To read the article in full, you an access it here. The paper identifies several factors that influence parents’ decisions in selecting a Private School for their children, including:

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Episode Six - Text Messaging and Literacy 01, March 2017

Episode Six - Text Messaging and Literacy

In this episode, Tracy Burton interviews Dr Nenagh Kemp, a Senior Lecturer in the Division of Psychology in the School of Medicine at the University of Tasmania. Dr Kemp’s research focuses on the acquisition, development and use of spoken and written language, from infancy to adulthood, and she has a particular interest in the written language of digital communication. More generally, she is interested in children's cognitive development.

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Episode Five: INNOVATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS 03, February 2017

Episode Five: INNOVATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

In this episode, Tracy Burton interviews Associate Professor Dr Wesley Imms from the Melbourne Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne. Dr Imms is a skilled educator with teaching awards spanning his primary, secondary and tertiary teaching career. He holds education degrees granted in Australia and Canada, including a research MA and a PhD in Curriculum Studies from the University of British Columbia. Dr Imms is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education, is that Schools Head of Visual Art Education, and its Research Higher Degree Coordinator for Curriculum and Teaching. He is a member of the University of Melbourne's Graduate Research Scholarships Committee, and a member of the Steering Committee of the university's Learning Environments Applied Research Network.

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