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A Long Way Home. Literally.

First of all, it would be wrong of me to conclude this series of blog posts related to our trip to Australia without mentioning that Jenni was not only never late, in Australia she was often early! If you know … Continue reading

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Beware of Random Man on the Street Interviews

Day 3 in Brisbane was a short workday, which was a good thing since I apparently caught the plague or some sort of really bad head cold. We hiked across the 10 lushly landscaped acres from our villa to enjoy … Continue reading

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Rats the Size of Small Children

On our second day of Brisbane training, I finally got to try vegemite. Let’s just say I prefer Tim Tams and leave it at that. Our second day of training focused on action team planning to help the participants begin … Continue reading

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Training Action Teams in Brisbane

Jenni and I had two days of training set up in Brisbane. Our day got off to an exciting start when Jenni’s flat iron blew up. Our first day of training focused on assessing school cultures and climates. We set … Continue reading

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The Best of Brisbane

One has high expectations for any tour that bills itself as the best of anything.  Jen and I had booked tickets on the Best of Brisbane tour which was supposed to start promptly at 9:15. We hiked to the hotel … Continue reading

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The Tim Tam Slam

Day two of our Sydney training started earlier. We hustled over to the training venue and set up all of our materials. My friend Jeanette, who just happened to be one of our participants, helped us out and recorded participant responses. … Continue reading

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Yakka Down Under

Finally, the day arrived when Jenni and I would be able to start working with School Industry Partnerships. Our first activity was a site visit to Mother Teresa Primary in Westmead. Jeannette picked us up bright and early and drove … Continue reading

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