Useful Links - Term 1 2018

“Math saves lives” - Mathematics

Working with Children Screening Checks Guide (VIC) *updated*
The Victorian guide has been updated to reflect changes to Victoria's working with children laws, which came into effect on 1 August 2017. 
FAQ for Parents and Citizens associations
Below are the most current FAQ for Parents and Citizens associations (P&Cs) and Parents and Friends associations (P&Fs) which outlines their obligations to the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) if they are registered. The only difference between the documents is the use of ‘P&C’ and ‘P&F’.  Please pass this on to the P&Cs/P&Fs that you assist or include the FAQ in welcome packs/committee handover checklists or website as an additional resource.

The ACNC Webinar for P&Cs:

Non-Government Schools and the Quality Schools package –
Independent Schools Council of Australia

The per student base funding component of the new funding model is calculated as a Schooling Resource Standard (SRS), intended as a measure of the cost of effective and efficient provision ...

The Impact of Machines on Jobs
“At least one-third of tasks could be automated in about 60% of jobs, which means substantial changes for employers and workers.
However, history shows that, while technology is disruptive, it also creates jobs. Between 8% and 9% of new jobs in 2030 will not have existed before. In addition, certain sectors, such as healthcare and technology, would see a massive growth in jobs.”
These are the jobs most likely to be taken by robots | World Economic Forum
Great resource from NZ Parent-Education

Social media readiness