Category Archives: Secondary

March 2015 Professional Development Days Program Announcement

Our Professional Development Days for teachers, librarians and educational support staff are back by popular demand. Join us on March 26th and 27th 2015 at Library Docklands in Melbourne, to hear from an unprecedented line-up of illustrators and authors and take home free books and teaching resources! Cost is … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE!! Professional Development days March 2015

We are delighted to announce that our Professional Development Days for teachers, librarians, trainee teachers and educational support staff are back in 2015 for March 26th and 27th in Melbourne. We will launch our full program and RSVP form early next week, … Continue reading

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Books and Resources for Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day is an important event for students and teachers and there are some fabulous resources available for use in the classroom and the library. We have collected our favourites to share with you. The Soldier’s Gift ILLUSTRATOR: JANE TANNER / AUTHOR: … Continue reading

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Inspiring True Stories

When visiting a secondary school recently, we overheard a group of students discussing the fact that one of the students chose only to read inspiring true stories to help keep their ‘first world problems’ in perspective. It was a heartening conversation … Continue reading

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Student Reviews

We love hearing what our readers think here at Penguin Teachers’ Academy and we are delighted to share with you the latest student reviews below. Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods – Rick Riordan In Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods, … Continue reading

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The Wimpy Kid READ-A-THON!

To celebrate the upcoming release of The Long Haul (book 9) in the phenomenally popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, we are hosting The Wimpy Kid Read-a-thon! To help inspire your students to read, revisit or introduce a friend … Continue reading

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New books for school – August/September 2014

We have some beautiful new books to share with you, suitable for all ages, for the months of August and September. We hope you enjoy sharing them with your students. If you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to get … Continue reading

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