Author Archives: PTC

School Holiday Reads

Almost all the educators and librarians we encounter or converse with are avid readers. As former teacher librarians ourselves we know exactly how much reading is a requirement of the job. We understand that among all the books educators and … Continue reading

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Come with us…

Big news! We’ve updated our app (available for iPad via Newsstand) to pave the way for some great new features and resources we’re working on for teachers, educators and parents. You can get the new updated version of the Penguin Teachers’ … Continue reading

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RESOURCE – Puffin Virtually Live

      Puffin Books Virtually Live, is a series of free interactive webcasts from Puffin’s bestselling authors. On their website you can find a selection of previous webcasts which you can watch on-demand, as well as details of forthcoming … Continue reading

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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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