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India Bridge Dance Event Spans Two Cultures

Friday, December 02, 2016

To celebrate the special status and contribution of Australia’s Indigenous people, The School of Total Education in Warwick together with Venkateshwar International School, Delhi, staged a combined skype performance of the song ‘Into the Forest’.

Dr. Indra Returns to School

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Last Sunday saw an uplifting graduation at The School of Total Education’s Vijayadev Yogendra Auditorium as the ten graduating year 12 students and one graduating Year 10 student received their certificates of graduation and bid the school farewell.

Dr Nordstrand Returns to Address Students

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

We are very fortunate that past student of the school, Dr Indra Nordstrand, is returning to address the graduates and parents at our graduation ceremony and parents seminar on Sunday 20th November 2016. Most parents and newer teachers will not know Indra, who graduated from The School of Total Education herself in 1989 and went on to study medicine at the Flinders University of South Australia. After developing an interest in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Indra completed postgraduate studies in surgery at the University of Queensland and specialist surgery training in Victoria to ultimately become one of a few female Cardiothoracic Surgeons in Australia.

Pied Piper a Delight

Thursday, October 13, 2016

At the end of last term, the primary school brought to life the classic folk tale The Pied Piper of Hamlyn in musical form. The children played to a packed Vijayadev Yogendra Auditorium two nights running and performed beautifully.

Why Are Our Schools Not Places of Joy?

Thursday, May 05, 2016

The APN press recently ran an article by Dr Ali Black, a lecturer in early childhood teacher education at the University of the Sunshine Coast. The article was titled ‘Is Curriculum Pressure Killing Student’s Joy?’. In it Dr Black reflects on her experience of her daughter not wanting to return to school because of a general lack of joy in the classroom.

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