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Should schools be required to have a defib device on site?

Having been on a Red Cross course recently I am interested in the answer to the question regarding placement of a demodulation unit (commonly called AED) on school sites.  I think schools should get one and my reasons are below. (Source … Continue reading

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Education above the clouds

I participated in a Duke of Ed Y10 training tramp to Sunrise Hut in the Ruahine Forest Park over the weekend. Those are clouds in the background. WEGC has around 200 students taking part in the Duke of Ed program … Continue reading

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First Aid Training

Baby Chucky? I just spent the day gaining recertification of my First Aid certificate at Red Cross, Wellington. I learned or rather relearned a lot and had a few laughs along the way. Having a current First Aid certificate is … Continue reading

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Board games as extra curricula activity?

Not a lot of interest in computer clubs at WEGC – at least for now. I am thinking reasonably sophisticated Board games as an alternative, however, I remain unsure if students have the perseverance to learn the rules… Then there … Continue reading

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Bloo^& Facebook

  I was wondering why my blog posts were not automatically being published on my Facebook timeline. These constant changes by FB are a real pi$$ off…

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Drinks trolley

This is a handmade toy now newly purposed… just kidding, the bottle is there to give scale. Found in discard store while looking for an old wooden ladder…

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Tahi Rua Toru Tech competition

Wellington East Girls College students Lydia Youssef and Ola Khalifa impressed three judges drawn from the IT Industry while competing in the Wellington segment of the Tahi Rua Toru Tech competition (Dragons Den for IT projects). Their project involved designing … Continue reading

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