Workshop 3, 2013: In the wake of …

In the wake of our new Federal Minister for Education Christopher Pyne telling us that *Gonski was “gone”, the third stella 2.0 workshop convened on Wednesday night once again at VATE’s rooms in Collingwood. This session was planned to home in on storytelling or narrative, as particular forms of writing and professional dialogue. We would […]

Workshop 2, 2013: After a wild and stormy day…

… in Melbourne on Wednesday 2 October, it was great to see once again a diverse cross-section of English educators (and others) participating in the second workshop of the stella 2.0 project at VATE. The session began very informally as participants sat down with laptops or iPads or pen-and-paper (and some with wine and cheese) […]

Workshop 1, 2013: Wrap

Well, we’ve pushed off from the side of the pool, we’ve taken the first step out of the lunar module, we’ve voted for our first disappointing political candidate (mmm, perhaps not … that probably happened years ago) … we’ve … we’ll, we’ve begun. For Graham and I the development process of this project started some […]