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The national testing season begins on Tuesday May 12 as children in Year 3, 5, 7 and 9 around the country sit the writing, spelling and grammar tests of the National Assessment Program for Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). Reading and numeracy will follow on Wednesday and Thursday. So, what can you do to improve your child’s performance in NAPLAN between now and then?
If you’re new to the world of compact media centres such as the Raspberry Pi, it’s easy to get caught up in all the bits and bobs you need to get it set up. Of course, having the required cables — power, HDMI, USB, etc — is mandatory, but before you splurge on a custom remote and infrared receiver, make sure your TV doesn’t provide this functionality already.
Another addition to the killer interview questions collection: which public figure embodies your personal values?
Katrina Barry is the head honcho at youth travel brand Contiki Australia. In addition to overseeing the day-to-day running of the company and spearheading new digital strategies, Barry has also gone on Contiki tours undercover to learn more about the experience of customers. We caught up with Katrina to learn about the tools of her trade and her productivity habits.