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Learning with an online community

Vicki Mennie, ABC Open contributor, lives near Moruya a small rural community on the far south coast of NSW, where the large local population of kangaroos almost equals the number of residents. A former hairdressing teacher, Vicki jumped at the

Teaching skills for digital storytelling

ABC Open producer Vanessa Milton’s patch takes up an area in New South Wales stretching from the Victorian border to Batemans Bay and across to the Snowy Mountains.  On any given day she can be running a writing workshop, teaching

Opening doors to rural life

In small village halls, bush libraries and regional towns across Australia, ABC Open producers teach locals how to hone and share digital stories to share with a huge online community. Before he went to his first workshop five years ago,

Learning from the NDIS rollout

Trials of the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) have been underway since July 2013. Participants in the trials say planning ahead is key for everyone involved – including community organisations. Are you NDIS ready? The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is the biggest social reform in

Tips for a creative workplace

We know that students learn best when they’re enjoying themselves. The same goes for staff. People do their best work when they enjoy their jobs, trust the people they work with, and are proud of the work they do. Here

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