Tag Archives: Quotes

Saturday quote (and why it will be the last regular one)

About 5 months ago I decided to share a quote each Saturday and a song each Sunday. I had recently completed Blogging 201 (a course through WordPress) and wanted to trial some regular posts and increase my weekend views. These … Continue reading

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Saturday quote – strengths based approaches

Yesterday’s weekend reading focused on engaging ‘hard to reach’ families. The quote for today is from one of those readings (Bromfield, Sutherland & Parker, 2012) which suggests that strengths-based approaches are an important strategy . I’ve certainly found that strengths-based approaches … Continue reading

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Saturday quote by Paulo Freire

With the start of semester on Monday, I thought this quote, from Paulo Freire’s “The Pedagogy of Freedom,” was a useful reminder. I’ve certainly learnt a great deal through the act of teaching, and look forward to continuing to do … Continue reading

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Saturday quote – Rosie Batty on family violence

Continuing on the theme of domestic and family violence from this week’s weekend reading, today’s quote is from Rosie Batty. Rosie is the 2015 Australian of the Year who inspired the nation following the murder of her son by his father. … Continue reading

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Saturday quote – We are sorry

For the pain, suffering and hurt of these Stolen Generations, their descendants and for their families left behind, we say sorry. (Prime Minister Kevin Rudd) The national apology to the Stolen Generations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who had … Continue reading

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Saturday quote – Evidence-based practice

I’m about to start work on a project supporting Child and Parent Support services in regional New South Wales with evidence-based practice. One of our guiding principles will be that it is important we don’t take too narrow a view … Continue reading

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Saturday quote: The Transition movement is

I’m proud to be the global Transition movement. I despair when I look at how little the Australian government (and many others) are doing to address climate change, but when I hear about Transition initiatives (and other grassroots initiatives), I … Continue reading

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Saturday quote

Continuing with the theme of yesterday’s weekend reading, this week’s quote is from Pope Francis’s encyclical on caring for the environment. If you liked this post please follow my blog (top right-hand corner of the blog), and you might like … Continue reading

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Saturday quote

A useful reminder! If you liked this post please follow my blog (top right-hand corner of the blog), and you might like to look at: Past Saturday Quotes The paradox of inconsequence Parenting for a better world What are complex … Continue reading

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Saturday Quote

I find this quote by Ron Kral quite powerful as it captures one of the foundations of asset-based community-driven development.  He wrote it in the context of education, but it applies in many other contexts too. If you liked this post … Continue reading

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