Blessed Bs

For many, high school is when it suddenly feels like everything counts, so a B minus can seem like a disaster. However, a disappointing mark can be a blessing in disguise. Inspired by the book The Blessing of a B Minus, Ms Ruth Jans, Head of Mackay House, applies this logic to the often difficult experiences of adolescence.

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The arts and twenty-first century skills

Across the education spectrum, the essential elements that are arts skills are appearing in academic theory and in practices beyond schooling. Director of Creative Arts Ms Lorraine Thornquist discusses the highlights of arts education theory and practice that are taking hold in these first decades of this century.

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