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Episode 10 - Internet Safe Education - Part 2

25, May 2017

*Please note: The following seminar was designed for Years 10, 11 and 12 students and is not recommended for younger listeners without parental consent.

On Tuesday 16th May, an expert on child safety, Brett Lee, presented the following seminar to our Years 10, 11 and 12 students about “keeping safe online”. Mr. Lee has an extensive career in law enforcement having worked for the Queensland Police for many years as both an officer and a detective working specifically in this field.

Through the company he created, Internet Education & Safety Services, Brett’s mission is to equip and educate young Australians with the skills and knowledge to enable them to use the Internet safely whilst making them aware of their rights and responsibilities in the cyber world.

During this presentation he delivers a commanding message with powerful, sometimes confronting truths about cyber safety – information today’s young people need to hear.

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Episode 9 Internet Safe Education Part 1

25, May 2017

*Please note: The following seminar was designed for Years 7, 8 and 9 students and is not recommended for younger listeners without parental consent.

On Tuesday 16th May, an expert on child safety, Brett Lee, presented the following seminar to our Years 7, 8 and 9 students about “keeping safe online”. Mr. Lee has an extensive career in law enforcement having worked for the Queensland Police for many years as both an officer and a detective working specifically in this field.

Through the company he created, Internet Education & Safety Services, Brett’s mission is to equip and educate young Australians with the skills and knowledge to enable them to use the Internet safely whilst making them aware of their rights and responsibilities in the cyber world.

During this presentation he delivers a commanding message with powerful, sometimes confronting truths about cyber safety – information today’s young people need to hear.

If you would like to know more about this topic or email a question, go to the “Internet Education and Safety Services” website at:
www.internetsafeeducation.com

#Interview by Senior Teacher, Tracy Burton, BA Arts (Communication – Theatre/Media), Grad Dip Ed

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Episode 8 Current Perspectives on Early Childhood Education

28, April 2017

In this episode, Tracy Burton interviews David Gilkes, an early childhood teacher from Illawarra Primary School in Hobart. David has been a passionate and highly regarded early childhood educator for 23 years having completed his Bachelor of Education at Flinders University in 1993 and in 2013, a Master of Early Childhood Education through Griffith University. He has worked mainly with four and five year old children and their families, in both government and independent settings in the ACT and Tasmania and has been awarded a National Excellence in Teaching award for Innovation in Early Childhood education.

David has been inspired by the Reggio Emilia educational project for many years and has been fortunate enough to have participated in Study Tours to this Italian city on three occasions. He is currently convener of the Tasmanian Reggio Emilia Network and has presented, consulted and written widely and frequently on issues of education.

dgilkeseducationconsultant.com.au/

If you are interested in the Reggio Emilia educational project, go to www.reggioaustralia.org.au

#Interview by Senior Teacher, Tracy Burton, BA Arts (Communication – Theatre/Media), Grad Dip Ed

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Episode 7 Communicating with Children and Teens - Positive Psychology

23, March 2017

As parents and teachers, how can we best communicate with children and teenagers to gain a positive relationship? Do we over-reward children in today’s schooling system and what can parents and teachers do when they are struggling to deal with teenage misbehaviour? 
In this episode, Tracy Burton interviews Nadene van der Linden, an experienced Clinical Psychologist working with adults, adolescents and children at her practice in Ocean Reef, Perth. Recently, Nadene published her own ebook “Tales from the parenting trenches: a clinical psychologist vs motherhood" which is available on Amazon.com.au. in the Kindle format.

You can also visit: lindenclinicalpsychology.com.au/

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