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  • Creating Ripples of Learning in China

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    by Natasha Redden | May 31, 2018
    While Australia wrestles with committing to recommendations in the Gonski report on education, China is embracing student-driven learning, improving rural education and bridging the tech-divide.
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  • I saw the future

    by Natasha Redden | Apr 30, 2018
    Director, Kathe Kirby shares her comments on the new Gonski 2.0 report which identifies the priority for Australian schools to equip every child to be a creative, connected and engaged learner in a fast changing world.
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  • Untapped: Youth voices for change

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    by Lauren Solomonson | Apr 17, 2018
    Over the course of the day, a cohort of 70 students from schools across Australia wrestled with their roles as delegates representing one of the 11 ASEAN nations to discuss and debate from their respective country positions on trade, climate change, and refugees.
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  • A learning culture that fits our place in the world

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    by Natasha Redden | Feb 28, 2018
    Australia sits amongst one of the most diverse, culturally-rich and aspiring regions in the world. Our Asia region has been incredibly successful in fields like technology, medicine, entrepreneurship and education to name a few. This kind of growth makes it our collective responsibility to equip 'young Australians to be ready for the world’- a goal that drives the work of the Asia Education Foundation (AEF) says AEF Executive Director, Hamish Curry.
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  • Asian-language skills are a hot commodity in today’s job market

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    by Natasha Redden | Jan 30, 2018
    AEF Executive Director, Tim Mayfield, brings to light the importance for us to encourage Australian students to learn a second language in the primary and senior secondary years to remain competitive on the global employment stage. 
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  • Year in Review 2017

    by Natasha Redden | Dec 21, 2017
    Executive Director, Kathe Kirby explores the achievements of The Asia Education Foundation in her 2017 Year in Review.
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  • Dear Mr Gonski. We are concerned about the future

    by Natasha Redden | Dec 20, 2017
    AEF’s submission to the Gonski Review on Achieving Excellence in Australian schools applauds our Australian Curriculum policy settings but draws attention to the significant gaps in students actually achieving global competencies evident in Australian schools. Read comments from Executive Director, Kathe Kirby.
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  • What does Australia’s next Foreign Policy have to do with schools?

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    by Natasha Redden | Aug 30, 2017
    Executive Director, Kathe Kirby explores what Australia’s next Foreign Policy has to do with Australian schools.
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  • CAMP-tastic: Design thinking in action

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    by Natasha Redden | Jun 30, 2017
    Go Global Program Manager, Emeline Gillingham shares her experience and insights as a participant in the 2017 China Australia Millennial Project (CAMP). 
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  • Bridging a cultural divide in schools

    Bridging a cultural divide in schools
    by Natasha Redden | May 29, 2017
    International Manager, Bonnie Hermawan explores the importance for teachers to develop their intercultural understanding to be able to better educate young Australians in schools.
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