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Podcast: Inspiring schools creating STEM festivals

Written by Ben Newsome on July 3rd, 2018.      0 comments

Peninsula Community of Schools

Discover an inspiring story of how 13 schools in the Northern Beaches of Sydney have come together to form the Peninsula Community of Schools, a collaborative group of motivated educators that put on STEM Festivals and so much more. Get inspired! 

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About the Peninsula Community of Schools

Peninsula Community of Schools

The Peninsula Community of Schools was launched in 2007 as a collaborative learning community of 13 public schools on the Northern Beaches; Barrenjoey, Narrabeen Sports and Pittwater High Schools and Avalon, Bilgola Plateau, Collaroy Plateau, Cromer, Elanora Heights, Mona Vale, Narrabeen Lakes, Narrabeen North, Newport and Wheeler Heights Public Schools. The schools partner with each other to provide over 9,500 students from diverse backgrounds from K-12, with new and unique, dynamic learning opportunities that are creative and relevant in the 21 st century.

Since its inception, their successful learning community has been recognised with:

  • a Director General's Award
  • The Cohesive Community of Schools Award
  • NAB Schools First Impact Award
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About the FizzicsEd Podcast

With interviews with leading science educators and STEM thought leaders, this science education podcast is about highlighting different ways of teaching kids within and beyond the classroom. It's not just about educational practice & pedagogy, it's about inspiring new ideas & challenging conventions of how students can learn about their world!

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