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Category: Lifelong Learning

New Aboriginal Dance and Culture Program

An Indigenous Australian Theatre group will perform live.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 06 Apr 2011

Celebration to launch the Wrapped in a Possum Skin Cloak by the Lake exhibition

A cultural revival project and exhibition celebrating Aboriginal cloak-making is open until 31 July 2011.
 

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 22 Mar 2011

Teaching the Facebook Generation

Great article in today’s Sydney Morning Herald about how teachers and schools are adapting to using social networks (or not...). 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 28 Feb 2011

Birds with a Beat dance video competition

Young people can perform their bird of paradise dance live at the Museum. 

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 09 Feb 2011

A new history trail for students

Seven historically significant sites within walking distance, in the heart of Sydney, have launched a new program, 'A History Trail' for Stage 1-6 students.  

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 08 Feb 2011

Question Everything?

So suggests David Truss... 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 04 Jan 2011

Australia Day Debate in January 2011

On the 23rd January 2011, at 2.30pm, the Museum will host an Australia Day Debate. You can listen to the speakers, Sam Watson and Nigel Parbury, debate whether the 26th January is the most appropriate date to celebrate our national identity. You will also have the opportunity to ask them your own questions.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 20 Dec 2010

Koori Art Expressions exhibition launch

The Koori Art Expressions exhibition was launched by dignitaries at the Australian Museum on the 1st December 2010. The exhibition will be open until 31st January 2011.

By: Ms Helen Wheeler, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 14 Dec 2010

Mobile Learning at the Smithsonian

"As with all things mobile, mLearning is cranking up at the Smithsonian"

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 01 Dec 2010

Professor Stephen Heppell: Learning and technology Part 2

My second lot of quick notes from Stephen’s parallel session at the Museums Australia 2010 conference. Note – these have been cut and pasted from Twitter so are very brief!

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 30 Sep 2010