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CrookED Science rated five stars by the education industry
By: The Educator
"While COVID-19 has affected schools around the country in different ways, the pandemic has universally reshaped the way education is delivered. Schools have had to adapt, react and hike a steep learning curve over the past two years," says The Educator team. "In this report, The Educator celebrates 43 businesses which, through all the trials of on-and-off remote learning, have walked alongside schools, teachers and students to help ease the transition."
"All the 5-Star Service Providers – from school uniform suppliers and recruiters to learning management systems providers and software security experts – are giving schools value for money and enabling optimal use of resources, as well as making transactions as stress-free as possible. Whether they're offering online pastoral care tools or personal development programs for teachers, these providers are ensuring the best possible experience in difficult circumstances."
Dr Simon Crook knows all about the challenges of teaching K-12 science. Teacher shortages, the cost of equipment, the rigours of the syllabus… Throw in repeat lockdowns, and it's a highly stress-causing formula. However, this teacher-turned-
"Even with the struggles teachers face, you feel it's all worthwhile when you see former students go on to work in groundbreaking research that is going to benefit society. The youth of today are a lot more attuned to social justice and environmental challenges, human rights and equity. And with STEM skills, they can do something about it." Through his award-winning STEM education consultancy CrookED Science, Crook works with primary and secondary schools providing, among other offerings, student mentoring, revision workshops and accredited professional development to help teachers deliver hands-on science and technology.
To view the full online report and to find out more about CrookED Science, click HERE (https://www.theeducatoronline.com/
The Educator is Australia's only independent publication for senior education management professionals. Aspirational industry reports and rankings and high-level case studies provide a global and national perspective on education leadership and management best practice, as well as interviews with the finest minds in education.
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