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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.

Mining company Rio Tinto’s destruction of the Juukan Caves in the Hamersley Range, Western Australia, provoked Parry Agius of Linking Futures to develop a series of images targeting investors in mining companies. The aim is to encourage investors to consider indigenous heritage sites as libraries of knowledge, history and humanity spanning thousands of years and appeal to their moral judgement in reassessing their investment. The Juukan Caves site showed evidence of 47,000 years of human occupation. Other sites across the country show evidence of up to 60,000 years. Here are some of the images:

Some pages from an easy-English booklet produced by Queensland Advocacy to assist people with an intellectual disability understand the new Queensland Human Rights Act.

Complexity Science explained, a video for Greening Marion: ‘a trial project using a new, collaborative approach to help people work together for greener, cooler and more sustainable suburbs.’ Written by Catie Payne. Background music: Tom Kneebone.

Independence Educational Publishers (UK) publish Issues ‘a unique series of cross-curricular resource books for 14- to 18-year-olds. The series explores contemporary social issues, stimulating debate and critical thinking among readers of all levels.‘ As well as other illustrations each book has a number of cartoons specially drawn by cartoonists Angelo Madrid, Don Hatcher and myself. The latest books in the series are Euthanasia, Population Change, The Gender Equality Debate, Crime in the UK, Discussing Abortion and Tourism Today … this last book a little ironic considering the present state of things. A few of my cartoons…

 

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…from Discussing Abortion

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…from The Gender Equality Debate

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…from Euthanasia

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…from Tourism Today

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…from Crime in the UK

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Sample illustrations for learning to read books, High performance Learning, Unit 1, books 1&2.

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Illustration for a new article posted on the  CULTURICO  blog, Critical thinking in education, ‘…with an increasing volume of communication present in everyday life there is a greater need to critically examine this overwhelming amount of information.’

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Sue Tomat, owner of GumLeafGreen, argues that to answer the question – get to the point. See her post on Linkedin here.

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