Useful Links - Term 1 2018

“Math saves lives” - Mathematics
http://splash.abc.net.au/home?sf178326000=1

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.
http://www.workingwithchildren.vic.gov.au/ 
 
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:
http://www.acnc.gov.au/ACNC/Comms/Multimedia/Webinar_20172103.aspx

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 ...
http://isca.edu.au/blog/non-government-schools-quality-schools-package/

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
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/12/robots-coming-for-800-million-jobs/
 
Great resource from NZ Parent-Education
https://parents.education.govt.nz/essential-information/news-stories/back-to-school-tips/
 

Social media readiness
https://www.esafety.gov.au/education-resources/iparent/staying-safe/social-networking/social-media-readiness?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=i_parent&utm_term=social_media&utm_content=social_media