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Forum: Australia
Jan 4th 2010, 2:38 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Carpentry?

Then you are better than me young man. I took off the kitchen door to sand down because it wouldn't close very well. Something went bloody wrong because I seemed to have shaven off the wrong side -...
Forum: Australia
Aug 14th 2009, 11:51 am
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Good news for WA secondary students and parents...

Hi Northernbird,
I suggested something similar to this at a recent Headteachers conference, whereby teachers would be employed by the council and not the school. This would allow schools with a...
Forum: Australia
Aug 14th 2009, 10:10 am
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Good news for WA secondary students and parents...

Why is this good news?
It sounds like WA is trying to copy the UK system which is in a shambles. Allowing schools to have greater financial autonomy will mean that Heads will opt for cheaper and...
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 31st 2009, 2:36 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 1,053
Posted By daddyofthree

Sir Bobby

For those who don't know, Sir Bobby Robson died this morning - A legend and a true gentleman
Forum: Australia
Jul 31st 2009, 2:33 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By daddyofthree

Australia / Economy

You may / may not be interested in this read bjut thought I would thread it anyway:

<Content removed for the reason listed at the end post - Sorry !>
Forum: Australia
Jul 31st 2009, 9:48 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,624
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Why are Perth NOR secondary schools so "bad"?

I had a history cover lesson about 5 months ago (Feb/Mar). I have not studied history since taking my 'O' Level 28 years ago although I do enjoy the subject. The kids loved my lesson and one student...
Forum: Australia
Jul 30th 2009, 8:38 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,624
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Why are Perth NOR secondary schools so "bad"?

In terms of teaching students to pass exams you are absolutely right Zenshin - most teachers will also agree and I think this also confirms what I was suggesting when we told to be more accountable!...
Forum: Australia
Jul 30th 2009, 6:29 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 2,624
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Why are Perth NOR secondary schools so "bad"?

Surely there are good and bad schools in Aus just like the UK! What really annoys me is when parents suggest that schools should be more accountable. This accountability results in far more admin and...
Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2009, 10:21 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 3,856
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: $1.9942

Any bets on when (if) it will return to the good old days ie $2.5 ?
Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2009, 10:14 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By daddyofthree

North Perth - things 2 do / see for toddlers

Morning / Evening to you all,
We are on a 2 week scouting mission during the last week of Aug and the first week of Sept. I would be very grateful if anyone is able to advise on where to take young...
Forum: Australia
Jul 29th 2009, 10:07 pm
Replies: 17
Views: 1,628
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Perth in 2 weeks any last minute advice lol

Best of luck. We are on holiday in Perth in 3 weeks time
Forum: The Barbie
Jul 29th 2009, 10:04 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Half my life is winter..........

The Autumn is the best time of the year - colours and fresh air! Not sure whether Aus will be as good! Winter or Christmas Day is brill - don't fancy a hot barby on 25th Dec. Still fancy Aus though
Forum: Australia
Apr 25th 2009, 8:48 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,324
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Education: Australia's great leap forward.

Totally agree with you Carolyne and it's a shame that people like you with the right attitude leave the profession:thumbup:
Forum: Australia
Apr 25th 2009, 8:26 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,324
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Education: Australia's great leap forward.

I totally agree with you hoveactually and you have just proved a valid point.
NKSKyou know the system in Perth a great deal better than me and I'm sure your right as with your secondd point....
Forum: Australia
Apr 24th 2009, 9:14 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,324
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Education: Australia's great leap forward.

As a parent without any experience of working in schools don't be fooled by politicians telling you that league tables and transparent accountability is a good thing. Sorry but from personal...
Forum: Australia
Apr 23rd 2009, 8:44 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 1,001
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: I have seen the promised land

You are obviously not religious otherwise you would have realised there is only one Promised Land - St James' Park home to Newcastle United FC!! :thumbsup: Bol
Forum: Australia
Apr 18th 2009, 7:24 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,484
Posted By daddyofthree

Illegal boat people

Can anyone explain what the Australian authorities do about illegal boat people? Do they send them home (:p), sink their boat (:thumbsup:), set fire to it (:ohmy:) or...... ? Rudd seems a little...
Forum: Teaching
Apr 18th 2009, 7:00 am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,588
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Teaching Salaries?

My understanding is that primary schools in aus are requesting primary trained PE teachers to basically be responsible for teaching PE to all students. This, I believe, would mean that they would not...
Forum: Teaching
Apr 13th 2009, 10:24 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,588
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Teaching Salaries?

I've a morgage also but for the sake of three months I'll manage. Hopefully the casual work will pay my morgage. I'll camp in WA so wont need accommodation very often, just somewhere to wash etc. My...
Forum: Teaching
Apr 13th 2009, 10:08 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,588
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Teaching Salaries?

If Nov / Dec are the best months for gaining employment, then I think I'll stick to temporarily moving over at the beginning of the summer hols, take 3 months off unpaid (from current position) and...
Forum: Teaching
Apr 11th 2009, 7:10 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,588
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Teaching Salaries?

If she says yes Jen any chance of you paying for me instead? lol
Forum: Australia
Apr 11th 2009, 7:22 am
Replies: 46
Views: 3,712
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Job crisis in Perth ...

So why are you there and why is it boring?
Forum: Teaching
Apr 11th 2009, 7:04 am
Replies: 61
Views: 6,588
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Teaching Salaries?

In your experience hereshopping which are the easiest places to find work in Melbourne and which are the best, ie good schools / area?
Forum: Teaching
Apr 10th 2009, 7:49 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,588
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Teaching Salaries?

Jen,
I have sent you a PM
Forum: Teaching
Apr 10th 2009, 7:30 pm
Replies: 61
Views: 6,588
Posted By daddyofthree

Re: Teaching Salaries?

Perhaps I have been a little ignorant in terms of 175's etc and what they all refer to. I'm applying for Permanent Residence and I'm currently waiting for my Skills Assessment to be completed. My...
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