24 02, 2023


2023-02-24T15:12:28+11:0024 February, 2023|Categories: Middle School, Round Square, Senior School|

Tuesday 21 February was International Mother Language Day. The College acknowledged this significant day with conversations, discussions and investigations throughout many learning environments in the Junior, Middle and Senior Schools. Scotch Oakburn College’s student body currently has over 180 students who were either born overseas, or primarily speak a Language other than English at home. This is a substantial increase from around 100 in 2019! These students are nearly evenly split between Elphin and Penquite campuses.

There were wonderful examples of Internationalism at Scotch Oakburn College this week which is one of the Round Square IDEALS. […]

14 04, 2022


2022-04-14T15:17:36+10:0014 April, 2022|Categories: Round Square|

On Friday 8 April, the Round Square Chairs were delighted to welcome Dewayne Everettsmith – a palawa man from both the community of Cape Barren Island and gunai/kurnai people of Victoria, as the guest speaker of our Round Square session.

Hailing from Hobart, Dewayne is passionate about the revival and continuation of language (palawa kani), especially in the area of songs for ceremony and dance. He is present in the Tasmanian community as Cultural Awareness Coordinator of the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre – having been recognised with a Human Rights Week Award – for […]