Keeping the Digital Divide in Perspective

This article from the Sydney Morning Herald frames a disturbing discussion about the ubiquity of tablets in an early years classroom and asks the question about the wisdom of these changes in schools. As we cascade into this future of technology that seems to be at our children’s fingertips, it is really easy to slide into believing that it is …

Detention and Time-out are strategies to change in behaviour management

Recently our local Western Suburbs community has been in the news with a story of how our State education system responds to student non-compliance, raising a question about the relevance of detention and “time-out” as way to change behaviour in children. Detention has a long history around the world, as a means to both remove a disruptive influence and allow …

Year 4 Scholarship Open for 2019

BIS has a rich history of scholarships for students with two Indigenous Scholarships and Self Directed Scholarships. We are currently accepting applications for a Self-Directed Learning scholarship to offer to an applicant, who is in year 4 starting in 2019.  A Self-Directed Scholarship is awarded to students who can demonstrate a field in which they have proven intrinsic motivation and dedication. …