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How to serve overseas in 2019

The best way to not feel hopeless is to get up and do something. Don’t wait for good things to happen to you. If you go out and make some good things happen, you will fill the world with hope, you will fill yourself with hope ― Barack Obama...

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The myth of extrinsic motivation

When psychologists talk about motivation, we are typically referring to the ‘reason behind the action’ (Frydenberg, Ainley, & Russell, 2005).  Along these lines, academic motivation can broadly be described as a student’s energy and drive to learn, engage...

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How to use Working Memory

Quite often parents will ask about how to help their son or daughter to learn; to remember and use concepts or skills they learn in class in other contexts, whether that be in an exam, an assignment or in real life scenarios.

Here are some thoughts...

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Term 4 and 2019 Staffing Updates

Dear St Andrew’s community

What an interesting start to Term 4 with this week’s weather!  It feels like the ‘old days’ again with the infamous 3pm tropical storms, for those of us who have lived in Queensland for a few decades now!  It was great to welcome everyone back on Monday and to...

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