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Great professional experiences available for teachers at OneSchoolWednesday 16th August, 2017

  There are a couple of common themes among teachers who work at OneSchool and have come from other teaching environments – Glenvale’s Hayley Tronson is no exception. “I love coming to work every day because of the students,” she....

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House Names For OneSchool Global

From January 2017 OneSchool Australia will adopt new house names and emblems for the purposes of sporting and scholastic events. These new names and emblems will represent the spirit of the school’s global house teams. The decision to have names was taken....

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SDL – Preparing Students for Life After School

    OneSchool has been a champion of Self-Directed Learning (SDL) for the past three years. Glenvale’s Head of Primary and Learning Support, Anu Kalra, believes it sows the foundations for life skills. As well as learning, Anu says students learn....

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Zoom platform expands teaching universe

In 2017 Glenvale School has embarked upon an exciting new way of teaching using the ‘Zoom’ virtual classroom software platform. Zoom will allow students to participate in classes presented by teachers from any campus, using their laptop computer, or....

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VC gives students optionsSunday 19th March, 2017

  Natalie Shephard is a history teacher at the Melton campus of the Glenvale School in Victoria and is part of the Video Conferencing (VC) team. Natalie has found the experience both rewarding and challenging. Challenges include making sure the students....

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The Leading Remarkable Learning ConferenceMonday 27th March, 2017

The Leading Remarkable Learning Conference was held in Auckland and Christchurch. OneSchool’s Westmount Regional Principals Phil Muir, Jon Bowen and Hugo Vaughan give their feedback on the event. More than 200 teachers from Australia and New Zealand....

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CANVAS Learning Management System Makes DebutSunday 2nd April, 2017

The new CANVAS Learning Management System being phased in across AU is proving to be a winner. “The main priority from an educational standpoint was usability for students and teachers, as well as fully featured for curriculum and resource sharing, combined....

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First Inter-State Victorian Athletics Day!Friday 17th March, 2017

On Friday 17 March, we were all privileged to be a part of the first Inter-State Victorian Athletics day. The Thursday before we all travelled up to Melbourne by coach, possibly the longest 6 hours of our lives! However, despite the expectations we all survived and....

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Change for the goodTuesday 2nd May, 2017

Veer Fowder has been teaching at Glenvale for the past 13 years and has seen many changes within OneSchool during that time. “Management has invested heavily in infrastructure, classroom technology and highly qualified staff,” he says.....

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Getting together highlight of OneSchool calendarThursday 4th May, 2017

One issue that sets OneSchool apart from other educational institutes is that its state campuses are some distance apart. This means teachers and students in leadership positions have to help coordinate activities between the different campuses.Glenvale’s....

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Why Learning Centres are a teaching environment for everyoneWednesday 24th May, 2017

Learning centres (LC) are a crucial working environment at OneSchool campuses because they give students a place where they can self-direct their study in a quiet space, work collaboratively, gauge opinions from their peers and get help from teachers.....

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Opportunities abound for OneSchool RP Simon BeaumontWednesday 14th June, 2017

OneSchool teachers come from a range of backgrounds and experiences within the Australian schooling system. Many have experienced working in other school environments – both public and private – so are in a good position to give an insight into how....

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Making the world a smaller placeTuesday 27th June, 2017

  After more than a decade teaching, Brandon Fuga spent the past two year’s at OneSchool’s Glenvale. In that time the legal studies and humanities teacher has notice many great qualities about the school, but community participation gets a special....

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Class sizes foster better learning environmentFriday 28th July, 2017

  A newcomer to OneSchool , Fiona Harmer has been at Glenvale since February and when she started immediately noted something different from the other schools she has taught at over the past 18 years. “The most enjoyable part about working at....

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Vision 4 Learning Seminar: Outcomes

OneSchool Global recently completed the rolling out of its Vision 4 Learning seminars in Australia, New Zealand, America, Europe and England. This was a timely reminder of where we are as a community and what our vision is with regard to the education of our....

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Tips For Parents During Exams

Last week we put up some handy hints for students during exam time. Students aren’t the only ones who need a regime during this time; parents and siblings can also help make things easier for those hitting the books. We’ve put together a few ideas that....

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10 Tips To Help You Through Exams

It’s the last semester, which also means it’s exam time, and stress levels at school are about to go through the roof.  However, the anxiety can be mitigated if students are prepared. Here are some tips that might come in handy as both students....

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High Achievers Conference inspires Senior Students

OneSchool’s High Achievers’ Seminar was held on September 16 at Qudos Bank Arena in students from Years 10-12. The purpose of the event was to inspire and inform business leaders and budding employees about the secrets to success. The occasion also....

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Case Study: Year 11 Work Placement - Calvin Moore

Part of any education is getting students ready for when they leave school and go out into the workforce.  Thinking you’re prepared is one thing, but having some practical experience under your belt is invaluable. This is why OneSchool champions the....

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$1500 Raised For Royal Children’s Hospital

Melbourne and Melton Campuses got together to showcase their musical prowess in front of 700 people at the Glenvale’s Got Talent Showcase held at Lilydale's multi-purpose building. As well as promoting students’ talent, the event raised $1500 for the....

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14 Years of Service at Glenvale School!Tuesday 27th June, 2017

Glenvale School would like to recognise Mr Wayne Robb for completing 14 years of service as a teacher at Melton Campus.  Head of Campus at Melton, Mr Francois De Koker acknowledged Mr Robb's passion as a teacher of Glenvale School saying, 'I would like to....

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Year 11&12 Trip to Canberra

Year 11 & 12 students share a very educational day in Canberra, Australia's Capital city.

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Pauline Malkoun, Director of Studies - Victoria

New challenges and a desire to serve a community that values education were the main reasons OneSchool’s new Director of Studies – Victoria, Pauline Malkoun, took up the role at the beginning of Term 3 in July. Pauline is passionate about education....

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Oneschool Awards

2015 OneSchool Awards for Glenvale School.

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An Inspiring Day with Sir John Jones

Staff from across Australia attended an exclusive presentation with inspirational educationalist Sir John Jones. Over 150 staff, including our New Zealand colleagues, were in attendance. Sir John’s book, the Magic Weaver, has been one of the most....

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Visit To Harvard’s Project Zero Inspires RP

  Creating an environment where students and teachers share a strong culture of thinking is one of the main ideas Regional Principal (RP) Simon Beaumont took away from a recent trip to Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts. Simon was one of several RPs....

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Cardinia Campus at The Summit

On the 29th February the year 11 and 12 went to The Summit for a PE excursion. It was loads of hard work, but lots of fun.

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Public Speaking Competition

Once again our students had the opportunity to showcase their supreme talent of speaking. Gretel Hornsey, Jed Williams, Gemma Fowler and James Ford ripped through the crowd with their speaking prowess. They exuded intelligence, enthusiasm and feistiness. Everyone was....

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Student Leadership Forum

The Student Leadership Forum held at Shepherd's Bay on Tuesday 8th December was a huge success!

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Run The Lake

This is an event that students created in Ballarat back in 2011, the aim  to raise funds for the school and for a charity. The students organised to Run, Ride and walk around Lake Wendouree at the end of Term 3. There aim was to complete as many laps as they could....

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Graduation Lunch

Graduation Lunch - Year 10 girls cooked a delicious 5 course meal for the Year 12's as part of their Food and Technology project. The presentation was superb, and enjoyed by all the Year 12 students....Thanks Brittany, Anita and Gemma.

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