The 2018 Honour List comprises 191 nominations in 50 different languages from 61 countries. Selected for the 2018 list are 73 entries in the category of Writing; 59 in the category Illustration; and 59 in the category Translation. Included for the first time are books in Hausa and Yakut.
The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) motto that ‘books and stories can change lives’.
IBBY biennially select two-three recently published ‘honour’ books from their respective countries. These are chosen for their high quality and represent outstanding writers, illustrators and translators of children’s books. No IBBY collection has never travelled to Australia until now. NCACL has borrowed the 2018 IBBY International collection until September 2019.
Thebarton Senior College is celebrating children’s books from around the world by exhibiting this collection.
Christine is an entrepreneurial marketing and event/project professional with extensive experience in management. She shared her perspectives from working in a range businesses and associations settings. Christine encouraged our students in being ready to plan, develop and deliver projects on time and to be willing to go the extra mile in being the best they can be. In this picture below Christine is encouraging students to venture past their comfort zone to achieve more than they first expected.
Daniel Lismore talks about the importance of being yourself. His clothes are constructed out of materials ranging from cans to diamonds, royal silks and 2,000-year-old Roman rings. "Everyone is capable of creating their own masterpiece," he says. "You should try it sometime."
Grounded in Truth: Walk Together with Courage
Challenging conversations where we consider the truths in Australia's history will need all Australians to walk together with courage. We are celebrating Reconciliation Week with opportunities such as: films, welcoming special visitors, weaving baskets and making badges.
Students acknowledged the significance of this week by making and wearing badges.
The day provides us with an opportunity to deepen our understanding of the values of cultural diversity and the four goals of the UNESCO Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions adopted on 20 October 2005:
International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia & Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) was launched in 2004 to celebrate LGBTIQ people across the world.
Today, we celebrate IDAHOBIT on May 17 to promote inclusion, and build a better world for the LGBTIQ community.
It reminds us all to challenge homophobic, biphobic, intersexist, and transphobic language or behaviour if you feel safe to do so.
The United Nations websiteUN Free& Equal explains the ways the UN is demanding justice and protection for all. You can sign up through this website for updates on their progress.
At lunch time our students collaborate, create, communicate and problem solve!
These drones kept everyone busy having fun.
Each year, the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards honours five outstanding women scientists, from each world region (Africa and the Arab States, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America).
AFRICA AND THE ARAB STATES
Professor Najat Aoun SALIBA – Analytical and atmospheric chemistry
Professeur Maki KAWAI – Chemistry / Catalysis
Professor Karen HALLBERG – Physics/ Condensed matter physics
Professor Ingrid DAUBECHIES – Mathematics / Mathematical physics
Professor Claire VOISIN – Mathematics / Algebraic geometry
Ben Rubin is the man behind the Subway Doodle Instagram. He has been drawing since he was a child. His images have been very popular on social media.
His work has inspired students to create a mural.
We are learning how to ask questions and use research processes to meet and understand the challenges and opportunities ahead of us.
Not sure where to start your research? Looking for research tips and strategies to point you in the right direction?
What's Linda reading?
Linda is currently reading:
Watch us rise by
Renee Watson & Ellen Hagan