October 2005

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

Friday 7 October

Health, Wellbeing and Relationships

Finding the work / life balance
How many people these days work strictly 9 – 5? Or do you bring your work home with you? Maybe answer emails on the weekend? In this interview, Michael Lloyd Scott talks about some techniques to find a better balance between the demands of our work and our need for time out, relaxation and pursuing other interests.

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Education and Training

Making for better managers
Learn @ Work - Program 6 of 6

What skills are needed to manage a community neighbourhood house or adult community education centre? Today we visit a community house in suburban Adelaide, and hear how two managers have identified and built on their current competencies. Contributors: Marie Smith, Mark Oliphant, Maggie L’Estrange

Friday 14 October

Tracing your family history
There is certainly an increasing interest in Family History these days, helped in no small part by genealogical information becoming more accessible via the internet. So how do you start your family history research and who can help with what? Our studio guest, Enid Woodley from the National Archives of Australia (Adelaide Office) can certainly help, with good advice on sources of information in Adelaide and online. Enid will also talk about the Family History Fair, to be held at Pulteney Grammar School on Saturday 15 October.

Friday 21 October

A Visit to Blackham
Trinity College at Gawler has a property in the Adelaide Hills, adjacent to the Para Wirra Recreation Park. Earlier this year, Tony Ryan visits the Blackham Environmental and Conservation Centre with Dr Michael Slocombe and four senior Trinity College students, who talk about its use to teach environmental studies to students, whilst also conserving valuable bushlands.(Repeat)

What sustains our teachers?
All teachers have good days, sometimes they also have not so good days. So what is it that sustains teachers? Dr Jan Lokan speaks about some research, undertaken by the Australian College of Educators, into those factors that sustain and support teachers in their profession. (Repeat)

Friday 28 October

Celebrating World Teachers’ Day
Today is World Teachers’ Day. What are our expectations of our teachers? How easy is it to be a good teacher today? And what are the satisfactions of being in the teaching profession? Tony Ryan speaks with Roy Magor, Principal of Bethany Christian School at Salisbury East, about teachers and teaching today.

Film Review
Our regular film reviewer John J McGowan is back with another review - Into The Blue

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