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2015 Miles Franklin Shortlist Accolade for Sonya Hartnett

Sonya Hartnett’s latest novel – The Golden Boys has been shortlisted for the 2015 Miles Franklin Award. A comprehensive unit of work for The Golden Boys is available for download here Teachers-Unit-Golden-Boys With their father, there’s always a catch . . . … Continue reading

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OUT NOW! May 2015 Off the Shelf Magazine

Off the Shelf is a FREE resource from Penguin Teachers’ Academy for teachers and librarians. Each edition contains articles, author interviews, teaching resources and new books from Penguin and Puffin. Available from the iTunes Store, in Newsstand. We have plenty … Continue reading

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Food Revolution Day

What is Food Revolution Day? Food Revolution Day is a global day of action to put food education back on the school curriculum. Jamie Oliver passionately believes that by educating children about food in a fun and engaging way, we … Continue reading

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SBS Online releases first-ever interactive graphic novel

As part of SBS’s multi-platform recognition of the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and 40 years of Vietnamese resettlement in Australia, SBS has released an interactive graphic novel based on the acclaimed story The Boat by Nam Le.  … Continue reading

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2015 Penguin Teachers’ Academy Catalogue

  We are delighted to announce that our Penguin Teachers’ Academy Educational Resource Catalogue for 2015 has arrived and is ready to be shared with all of you. This year our team have created a catalogue that features a selection … Continue reading

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#notsilent

On Tuesday 14 April, Penguin Random House will be commemorating the 70th anniversary of Anne Frank’s death alongside The Anne Frank Trust. Anne Frank’s story offers us a poignant insight into one of the darkest periods of history, yet also … Continue reading

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Creative Schools: Revolutionizing Education from the Ground Up

Ken Robinson is one of the world’s most influential voices in education, and his talk, ‘How Schools Kill Creativity’, is the most viewed in the history of TED. In this empowering, ground breaking book, he sets out his vision for … Continue reading

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