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Cartoon commentary at the Council of Academic Public Health Institutions Australasia, CAPHIA, Teaching and Learning Forum: Public Health education in a Time of Disruption, 15 & 16 July.

Some of the day one cartoons…

Some of the second day’s cartoons …

The ‘Where are you from?’ cartoon has been used in the South Korean text book Citizens and Social Participation, published by Mabook Publishing Company, Incheon, South Korea. Here is the text book with its companion book Citizens and Social Justice. Well illustrated, great looking books.

Independence Educational Publishers UK publish Issues, a series of resource books, now containing over 70 titles, covering a variety of subjects, used primarily by librarians and teachers to help their students gain a better understanding of the world around them and the issues which affect their lives. Read more here.

Just published Issues:

Each book has cartoon illustrations by Angelo Madrid and Simon Kneebone. Here are some of my cartoons from the latest books:

In 2004 Darren Roberts, a deaf man, founded The Auslan Company, the only privately Deaf owned and non-government funded Auslan training organisation in Australia. In 2015 he wrote My Daddy is Deaf which I illustrated. This year we have revised the layout, added a new cover and some new illustrations ready for publication. The price is $30 including postage, contact Darren at learnauslanonline@gmail.com

Kunmanara is a book published by the Department for Education, Government of South Australia, for use in schools in the APY (Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara) Lands in the remote north west of South Australia. There are Pitjantjatjara and Yakunytjatjara language versions.

Teaching by Numbers, an illustration for the article in the latest Australian Education Union Journal (South Australia branch). ‘An increasing number of politicians and education consultancy businesses believe that knowledge can be broken down into discrete parts, standardised for easy consumption, routinised to ensure consistency and subsequently measured through predefined forms of assessment.’

Sue Tomat, owner at GumLeaf Green, has posted the next instalment of The Reality-Check Alphabet: The dot point dilemma.

Independence Educational publishers UK produce Issues a series of high quality cross-curricular resource books for secondary school students. Six new books in the series have just been published: Poverty, Body image, Animal rights, Racism, Ageing and Understanding sexual health. Each book includes a number of cartoon illustrations by cartoonists Angelo Madrid and myself. Some examples of my illustrations are shown below.

Listening and scribbling at the University of NSW, Learning and Teaching forum Learning without limits: leading the change, virtual forum, 19 & 20 November. Some of the cartoons here, and you can see all of the cartoons drawn and posted during the forum on the Padlet .

Out of the blue, A virtual journey through resilience, reimagining and recovery for higher education in the new coronavirus distorted world. A few of the cartoons recording the CAULLT (Council of Australasian University Leaders in Learning and Teaching) virtual conference, 12 & 13 November – disruption, adaption, the value of AI and re-assessing assessment.