Category Archives: Asia

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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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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Book Week 2014

Book Week 2014 is fast approaching and to celebrate, we are sharing a handy list and links to resources for the Penguin books, both notable and short-listed for the Book of the Year Awards. The winners will be announced during Book … Continue reading

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New books for school -April/May 2014

APRIL  Max by MARC MARTIN Max and Bob are old friends. Max helps out in Bob’s shop, and in the evenings they go fishing together. Until one summer, when everything changes . . . From the winner of the 2013 Crichton … Continue reading

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True stories in the secondary classroom

There are some compelling books on our adult publishing list that deal with plethora of issues and topics. We believe all are worthy of consideration for further study in secondary classrooms. Here we share information to assist you in considering … Continue reading

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Penguin Teachers’ Academy now on Newsstand

  We are delighted to announce that Penguin Teachers Academy will now be delivering our teaching notes, units of work and our quarterly magazine – Off The Shelf, through Newsstand, available for free download in the Apple iTunes store. The … Continue reading

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