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Introducing Peachy - The Barker Junior School Therapy Dog

...A webinar to better understand the role of Peachy: The Junior School Therapy Dog...

Looking back on 2022

...While only four years into the ten-year project, 2022 marks the end of the Junior School component of the Barker Journey study....

Cybersafe Learning Webinar - Junior School

...Information & strategies for managing kids in the online worldJunior School...

Memorable Moments for Year 6

...What is most memorable for Year 6 as they come towards an end of their Barker Junior School Journey?...

Book Review - “10 Things Schools Get Wrong: And how we can get them right”

...“10 Things Schools Get Wrong: And how we can get them right” by Dr Jared Cooney Horvath & David BottJunior School...

The results are in for the Barker Journey 2022 - Year 6

...Two big weeks of data collection for the Barker Journey projectJunior School...

Barker Institute Events for Semester 1, 2023

...h the community launch of the Lift@Barker project. Parents, students, teachers, and the wider community are warmly welcomed to our events. More events for Term 2 and Semester 2 will be announced soon.Junior School...

Families in the Digital Age - Every Parent's Guide

...Toni Hassan discussed her new book "Families in the Digital Age: Every Parent's Guide"Junior School...

Anthony Wicht - Technology and Diplomacy

...ow satellites are at the heart of new realms of technology and of international diplomacyJunior School...

The Barker Junior School Journey: Reporting on Years 3-6 from 2019-2022

... year. The subjects of the study are a group of students who celebrated the conclusion of their primary schooling in 2022. Detailed results reporting on the first four years have recently been shared.Junior School...

In Pursuit of Excellence: The Diverse Faces of Giftedness at Barker

...ness across multiple domains.Junior School...

Barker Institute Events, Term 2, 2023

.... Five Barker Institute events were held in Term 2, 2023.Junior School...

Event: Year 7 Study Habits 2023

...s from an interactive workshop to help Year 7 students and their parents develop good study habitsJunior School...

AARE Conference 2022 – Transforming the Future of Education: The Role of Research

...rst four years of the Barker Journey. I had the opportunity to attend sessions on all four days of the conference on topics related to our Research Agenda before our own presentation on the final day.Junior School...

Truth Telling: Stories from the Kinchela Boys Home

...he stolen generation.Junior School...

The Barker Junior School Journey: Report on Year 3-6 from 2019-2022

...tionships, resilience, coeducation, and aspirations – and conveys its findings with an emphasis on the concepts of continuity and change as well as lessons and provocations for educators to consider. Junior School...

The Barker Journey - Year 6 2022 - Community and Belonging

...This paper reports on the fourth year of following the Barker Junior School Journey of the cohort of Barker students graduating Year 12 in 2028. In Term 3 of 2022, 150 Year 6 students of Barker College completed a survey, and semi-structured interviews were conducted with 29...

Positioning inquiry: The place for inquiry in Years 7-10

...n the high school, beginning with Year 7 in 2019. This article provides an overview of the shape of inquiry in the Secondary School, including the links between the Primary Years Program (PYP) in the Junior School, the use of the guided inquiry framework and supporting strategies such as blended learning, formative assessment, Writing across the School (WATS), and other key initiatives. This paper hopes to cla...

Modifying the Mathematics curriculum for gifted students in Barker Junior School: What effect does mentoring have on learning in Mathematics?

... has the potential to engage, inspire and encourage both mentee and mentor. This article describes an approach to modifying the Mathematics curriculum for a group of high achieving students in Barker Junior School. After briefly describing a variety of strategies used to modify the curriculum, the article focuses on how two teachers worked collaboratively to establish a peer mentoring project between Year 6 an...

Collaborative Professional Learning in the Junior School

...oaches to professional learning as having a significant impact on school improvement. In 2018, Collaborative Professional Learning (CPL) was developed and implemented in the context of Barker College Junior School with all class teachers participating. ...

The controversial classroom: Making understanding visible with no hands up

...isible. Through their Professional Learning strands and coaching partnerships, the Barker staff will continue to explore how formative assessment methods can become more ubiquitous across the School.Junior School...

Junior School together on the main campus with the completion of Kurrajong

...The Junior School encompasses students from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 6. With the completion of Kurrajong, we have been able to bring the ...

Noteworthy - Issue #14

...tations from the narratives and poetry written by staff and students. I hope you enjoy this visual design’s showcasing of these words, and I hope it inspires you to write your own.Karina Ware - EditorJunior School...

Coeducation

...tional Barker Journey: The second iteration of the Barker Journey project joins the first coeducational Year 3 cohort and in 2022 reports on a the Barker Journey through four years of a coeducational Junior School.Girls and Mathematics - The measurement, structure and trajectories of cognitive and affective dimensions of mathematics interest among Australian grades 7-10 students - PhD awarded to Dr Kester Lee ...

The Barker Journey Study

...hort to progress from Year 3 to Year 12 concludes their schooling. Concluding 2022 was an important milestone - the culmination of the Barker Junior School Journey (Year 3 2019- Year 6 2022) - which has been reported in an important publication presenting analysis of the data so far. However the Journey and therefore the research is by no means complete...

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... science academic research (Science Extension)Student experienceCharacter educationRecent Articles and PresentationsHill, M., (2023) Year 7 Study Habits, Seminar.Hill, M., Scott, T. (2023) The Barker Junior School Journey – Celebrating four years of research into the Barker ...