Education and Networking Australia

Nigel Mitchell


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Online Learning Communities
for the National Science Teachers Summer School
January 2012 at ANU, Canberra ACT.

Can’t we just Google it?
for the Science Teachers Association of Queensland
Inquiry Based Learning (Middle Years) conference
August 2011 at Ipswich State High School, Ipswich Qld.

Building a Professional Learning Network
for the Australian Science Teachers Association annual conference (CONASTA)
July 2011at Darwin High School, Darwin NT.

E-learning for ESL teachers (with Pru Mitchell)
Moodle, Google Docs and other web 2.0 tools
for ESL Educators of South Australia.
July 2011 at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College, Adelaide SA

Global Education and Online resources
for the Global Education Centre of SA Inc.
June 2011 at Port Lincoln Primary School, Port Lincoln SA.

Building a Professional Learning Network
for the Science Teachers Association of Western Australia
May 2011at Notre Dame University, Fremantle WA.

Google Docs: the smart way to teach your students to collaborate
for LOTE teachers from the Association of Independent Schools (SA)
February 2011 at the AISSA office and learning space, Malvern SA

Conference papers

The ASTA online professional learning portal
Moodleposium, Canberra, October 2011

What time is it? Time zones, spheres of influence and neo-colonialism in a global online world.
Connecting Online conference February 2011

Be not afraid.
Student responses to racism and the holocaust in an online forum.

iMoot2011 online conference April-May 2011
Global Education online conference November 2010

I’m not a racist, but…
Antisemitism in the 21st Century
History Teachers Association of Australia conference Melbourne, July 2009

Studied in its own right? The Holocaust and the National Curriculum (with Adele Briskman)
History Teachers Association of Australia conference Melbourne, July 2009


Master of Education (UniSA 1992)
Graduate Diploma of Education (Adelaide 2008, SACAE 1987)
Bachelor of Theology (Flinders 1985)


Pauline Glass Fellowship 2008
Awarded to fund attendance at the International Seminar for educators at Yad Vashem, the Israeli national Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, 4-26 January 2009.

Moodle and other websites

Sites where I have had admin rights and/or contributed and managed content in the past:

Published articles

Science teachers’ use of online professional learning (With Dr Stephen Zander)
Technology in Education, Term 1 2013, p, 31-33

Teaching Science: The Journal of the Australian Science Teachers Association
Quarterly article in each edition June 2011 – March 2014

The Pope vs Holocaust Deniers
Eureka Street, May 2009

Works Righteousness and the Synagogue of Satan
Gesher, November 1996

Teaching theology as religious education in a secondary school: some findings. Published as Chapter 6 in Potential and opportunity: Critical issues for Australian Catholic education into the 21 st Century edited by Helen Raduntz, Auslib Press, Blackwood SA. 1995 (This chapter is a summary of the work contained in my Masters thesis)