Monthly Archives: May 2016

Welcome to Schoolhouse

This is a critical moment in time when Australia needs meaningful, informed voices debating educational options. The Schoolhouse Centre for Progressive Education is an initiative to drive awareness, discussion and adoption of progressive approaches to education. We believe we have to change the way our schools work. They need to reflect the dynamic nature of......

‘Design Thinking for Kids’ at Sydney Design Festival

As part of the Sydney Design Festival (September 2 to 16) we will be running a series of workshops for teachers and parents. ‘Design Thinking with Kids’ is a two hour workshop that gives teachers and parents the tools and skills to introduce children (aged 5 and up) to Design Thinking. Whether it’s designing a......

PEN Newsletter Issue #3

This week we sent out the third issue of the Progressive Educators Network newsletter. We rarely have exactly the resources we might want in the classroom. This issue we explore how to best use the things we do have. In the wake of a devastating storm, Beatrice Heine and her class give us an insight......