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  • Critical thinking can help students become better global citizens

    by Prawee Pariyawateekul | Mar 22, 2016
    Critical thinking is an essential component of life in the information age. It enables students to differentiate between fact and fiction, respectfully challenge information in the media, and debate complex cultural topics with confidence.
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  • Developing responsible global citizens

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    by Prawee Pariyawateekul | Feb 25, 2016
    Senior Project Officer, 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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  • How to lead change on Intercultural Understanding

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    by Prawee Pariyawateekul | Feb 19, 2016
    Intercultural Understanding is an important part of living in the twenty-first century. It helps students become responsible local and global citizens, interacting and engaging with others in a respectful way.
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  • Having Difficult Conversations

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    by Prawee Pariyawateekul | Jan 19, 2016
    Professional learning manager, Lottie Dowling shares her insights on the importance of discussing real world problems with students in the classroom.
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  • 2015 in Review: Helping Aussie Kids Go Global

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    by Natasha Redden | Dec 18, 2015
    AEF Executive Director Kurt Mullane explores the achievements of The Asia Education Foundation in his 2015 year in Review.
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  • Parent Engagement Supports Language Learning

    by Prawee Pariyawateekul | Dec 03, 2015
    Director Kathe Kirby explores the challenges, opportunities and strategies to foster greater parental engagement in children's learning in school.
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  • Language is the passport to personal mobility, opportunity and prosperity

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    by Prawee Pariyawateekul | Dec 01, 2015
    Executive Director, Kurt Mullane brings to light the importance of teaching second and third languages in schools, and explores the potential benefits for the personal mobility of students and safeguarding Australia’s social and cultural harmony.
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  • Radicalisation versus respect

    by Prawee Pariyawateekul | Oct 16, 2015
    In the wake of the Parramatta shooting last week, it’s important to remember that ensuring our students maintain a respect for the different cultures they encounter is as critical a challenge as preventing the radicalisation of more young people.
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  • We're in need of a stronger mandate for intercultural understanding

    by Prawee Pariyawateekul | Oct 16, 2015
    The most recent set of educational goals for young Australians recognises the fundamental role that education plays in building a society that is ‘cohesive and culturally diverse (MCEETYA, 2008, p. 4).
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