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ACT EDUCATOR MAGAZINE

INSIDE ACT EDUCATOR MAGAZINE | TERM 4 | 2017

ON THE COVER Katie Slater is a new educator, elite athlete and winner of the 2017 Anna Stewart Scholarship. This year, Katie was also elected to the AEU's Executive.

OUR STORIES THE DIRECT INSTRUCTION ZOMBIE 14 Chris Sarra challenges attempts to introduce the U.S. style program into our schools. THE LONG ROAD TO GENDER EQUALITY 16

CONGRATULATIONS DAN GREENE! 30 Peter Curtis talks to Dan Greene about his work with Indigenous kids and winning the 2017 ACT NAIDOC Award. THE EAP IS VALUABLE 34 Mathew Noonan shares his experience using the EAP - and not just in a crisis.

Following inspiration from the Women's WE HAVE LEFT THE SAFE ZONE 37 Film Night, Sarah Warren advocates for Karl-Erik Paasonen outlines the ravaging getting involved in future change for impact of climate change and encourgender equality. ages you to take action. WE CAN DO MORE 18 Meg Adamson recounts her experience as a new educator and how she was inspired to revive the New Educator Network. GIRLS' PARTICIPATION IN SPORT 20 Katie Slater examines why girls are withdrawing from physical education and discusses what we can do about it. DISCLAIMER: The assertions and opinions expressed in articles reflect the views of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the views of the AEU. We do, however, think that these issues are worthy of discussion in our union.

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FIGHTING FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY 26 Vicki Lucas explores the impact marriage equality, and the postal survey, has on her relationship.

WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED 40 Minh Lam recounts Nazli Gwynn's story about her car accident on the way to work and her road to recovery.

THE REGULARS PRESIDENT’S REPORT 5 SECRETARY’S REPORT 6 UPCOMING EVENTS 8 UPDATES 10 YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED 44

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ACT Educator Term 4 2017  

ACT Educator Term 4 2017  

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