Monday, 25 February 2013

"Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't. ”

― Pete Seeger


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Teen Day on Friday 1st March - Melbourne




"Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't. ”

― Pete Seeger

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Cracker Jacker Education 

The new Australian National Curriculum has inspired two women to put together an online range of hundreds of interactive Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources for teachers, parents and educators.

The team brought together to reach their vision included web designers, game developers, writers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders, consultants, and children’s authors, documentary film producers, and early to middle childhood inclusion practitioners and trainers.




2013 Mathletics Discount

HEA Annual General Meeting being held on Tuesday 12th March 2013

February / March COSMOS Magazine Now Available for Members 

HEA CBA Bank Account Closing


NEWS and articles



Drawing Lessons With Sydney Artist Maurice Larkin 

Mitchell Joins the Elite 

Can You Help Our Help Line?

Build Your Homeschool Group

Plan Your Free Online Education at Lifehacker U - Spring Semester 2013

How do Kids REALLY Learn to Write?

7 Essential Principles of Innovative Learning

A Good Education PRESERVES Your Child 

37 FREE Online Resources for Teaching the Arts




The next HEA committee meeting will be on Tues 12th March 2013. To view all scheduled meetings and find out how to join the meetings, visit the committee meeting page.  


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