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‘Early Childhood Education – worth fighting for’. Illustration for Emma Lowe’s article on the squeezing of early childhood education, in the November Australian Education Union AEU Journal (South Australian branch).

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Craig Greer writes in the latest South Australian Teachers Journal about the lack of special needs funding. ‘It’s an issue that is becoming more critical by the day and, if not addressed with the rollout of needs based funding as recommended by the Gonski Review, has the capacity to severely impact on outcomes in public schools for years to come.’

A whiteboard style animation for the Class Teaching website explaining the value of their eJournal for teachers and school leaders.

‘Hole in the wall’ is a project begun by Indian  researcher Sugata Mitra in 1999, to inspire curiosity and working together in children around the world. By putting an internet-connected PC in a hole in a wall in a slum in New Delhi the researchers saw slum kids playing with the computer, exploring websites, learning English – and teaching each other. 13 years of study on the nature of self-organised learning has earned Sugata Mitra the first ever $1,000,000 TED Prize award. Read more on the Pro Bono news website.

This news story  inspired today’s Kneebone cartoon on the Pro Bono website…

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Esool Gnah is a character that emerged in a group story  in one of Andrew Rixon’s (Babelfishgroup) Fairy Tale Workshops. The story of Esool Gnah can be found in Andrew’s Opening Up: Creative Storying at Work.

Esool was a shepherd who wanted to develop leadership skills among his sheep. Despite working on his own facilitation skills he found it  frustrating work …. you’ll have to read the story but a clue to how Esool Gnah learned – after some reflection – to live happily ever after lies in his name.

Esool Gnah inspired  a number of full page comic strips, here are a couple of his adventures ….