Archives
November 2006

Program summaries for Learning Works, and for selected programs, some additional resources for listeners to follow up on the program.

Week beginning Monday 6 November

Social History
A Short History of Australia's Wool Industry

Learning Works's Tony Ryan goes on a tour of the National Wool Museum in Geelong and speaks with Director Brian Hubber about the early days of Australia's wool industry. (Full program)

Audio (MP3) - To hear Part 1 of the interview in full, click here
Audio (MP3) - To hear Part 2 of the interview in full, click here

Week beginning Monday 13 November

Science and the Environment
Griffith University's Eco-Centre

It's part of a university, it's located within a forest, and the forest is surrounded by houses. We visit the unique Eco-Centre at Griffith University in Brisbane, with centre Manager Delwyn Langdon, and find out about conserving our natural resources.

Audio (MP3) - To hear the interview in full, click here

Practicalities
Lock it or lose it - bicycle safety

Sergeant Jeff Hack, from the Crime Reduction Section of South Australia Police speaks about a recent SAPol survey on the most likely places for your bike to be stolen. The message is clear - lock it or lose it!

Fact Sheet (Courtesy of South Australia Police) click here

Week beginning Monday 20 November

Justice and Legal Issues
Management Committees and the Law - Part 1

An introduction to some of the legal responsibilities of members of boards and management committees, with Keith Furniss, Senior Consultant Management Services with the Community Business Bureau in SA.

Audio (MP3) - To hear the interview in full, click here

Education and Schools
Mawson Lakes students visit Japan

In October 2006, fourteen students and three teachers from Mawson Lakes Primary School in Adelaide undertook a 12 day visit to Japan, including a visit to Mobara, the sister city for the City of Salisbury, in Adelaide's northern suburbs.

Audio (MP3) - To hear the interview in full, click here

Week beginning Monday 27 November

Justice and Legal Issues
Management Committees and the Law - Part 2

Some legal responsibilities of members of boards and management committees, with Keith Furniss, Senior Consultant Management Services with the Community business Bureau in SA. In this second and final segment, we look at financial matters and the law for members of boards and management committees.

Audio (MP3) - To hear the interview in full, click here

Literature, Language and Music
Some recent books for young people

Learning Works's Tony Ryan speaks with Tricia Foster Jones, Community Learning and Outreach Team Leader with the City of Salisbury in Adelaide, about some recent books for children aged 8 - 16 years. See the online Fact Sheet for full details of the three books reviewed in this program.

Audio (MP3) - To hear the interview in full, click here
Fact Sheet (pdf) - For all three reviews, click here

Education and Schools
Cyber Bullying Revisited

With recent reports from Japan on the growing incidence of suicide among young people who are victims of bullying, we look again at the phenomenon of cyber bullying and also take a brief look at the role of bystanders who may witness bullying. Speakers are Greg Gebhart from NetAlert, a national initiative promoting safety of our children online, and Michael O'Connell, Commissioner for Victims' Rights in South Australia. The full interview with Greg Gebhart, first broadcast in June 2006, is available online.

Audio (MP3) - To hear the interview in full, click here

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