Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner School

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Building a Mental Map: Something Big Data Can’t Do

Parents at our school sometimes tell me they are fearful that in a future world full of digital data, their children might grow up without the requisite skills to survive and thrive. Here is a book fo.. Read More

Behind Every Earthly Law is a Deeper Magic

Julia Baird the SMH columnist wrote an impressive piece last weekend that deserves republishing and bringing to your attention. I quote below the first part of her article which articulates a beautifu.. Read More

“Phones Won’t Help You Win a Game”

From Finland to Fittler, it’s the same message. Its not often that I would be quoting the eminent educationalist from Finland Dr Pasi Sahlberg, and the NSW Origin Coach Brad Fittler, in the same.. Read More

Inspiring the Room: It’s always teachers

It’s refreshing to find friends in unexpected places. Last week I came across an article written by Dr Richard Malpass, the Headmaster of Sydney Grammar School, on the unchanging role of teacher.. Read More

Multi -Talented Mathematicians

Our Maths department in high school this week welcomed Stanley Tang as a Practicum student for four weeks while he completes his Master of Teaching at Sydney University. Stanley also happens to be a p.. Read More

HSC @ Glenaeon: 20 Years of Innovation

Last night Year 10 and their families attended our Information Evening introducing students and parents of that year to the program for Years 11 and 12 including the HSC. Natasha Petit of Year 1.. Read More

Getting a Grip on Gonski 2.0: Drivel, Motherhood and Maybe Good Ideas?

The long awaited report from the panel chaired by Businessman David Gonksi (known as Gonski 2.0) is just out this week and my reaction was articulated neatly in private correspondence from the respect.. Read More

Open Day: Tales of Tours and Trades

Taking tour groups around our Middle Cove campus on Open Day is always a pleasure. Any teacher would be proud to showcase the rich and vibrant educational offerings that were on show last Friday. From.. Read More

Movements at the Station

As every flower fades and as all youth Departs, so life at every stage, So every virtue, so our grasp of truth, Blooms in its day and may not last forever Since life may summon us at every age.. Read More

Easter Meditations

“These things I have said unto you, that in me you might have peace. In the world you shall have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world." Gospel of St John, 16: 33 N.. Read More