Teaching for Learning, Living and Serving

  • Carol NicollEmail author
Part of the Education in the Asia-Pacific Region: Issues, Concerns and Prospects book series (EDAP, volume 20)


I offer four eclectic maxims for schooling. They do not represent a cohesive philosophy of schooling or education, but they are a sampling of my views which I hope reflect and honour the great life’s work of Phil Hughes.


Emotional Intelligence Vegetable Garden Civic Responsibility School Garden Government Primary School 
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  1. Hattie, J. (2003). Teachers make a difference: What is the research evidence? Australian Council for Educational Research Annual Conference.
  2. McKinsey & Company (2007). How the world’s best-performing school systems come out on top (Global Education Report). September 2007.
  3. National Service Learning Clearing House (2011).

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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tertiary Education Quality and Standards AgencyMelbourneAustralia

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