To drive or to walk? That is the question.

Shannon Cole explores getting kids into more exercise by encouraging them to walk to school rather than being driven by their parents.

Dancing Queen

Deakin student Shannon Cole reflects upon her time as a budding childhood dancer until fate intervened as she explains.

On Frankston’s Pantry Plus and their Pluses

Deakin student Shannon Cole is impressed with the Pantry Plus Program that provides food for under resourced people in the community.

Social Media – The New Therapist?

Deakin Uni student Shannon Cole raises some of the concerns young people are now facing through the role of social media in their lives.

The Modelling Industry: How Women’s Lives are Endangered

We encourage Deakin Uni journalism students to publish here at the Footy Almanac. In recent times Shannon Cole wrote about her role as a swimming coach. Here she tackles the subject of modelling.

In What Colours Do You See The World?

Deakin journalism student Shannon Cole and her family came to Australia from South Africa almost 20 years ago. Sooner or later they had to choose which footy teams to follow. Here’s how it worked out.

The Life of a Swimming Teacher: My Experience Throughout my First Year of Teaching

Shannon Cole shares her experiences of becoming a swimming teacher, developing relationships with her students, and the pleasure she receives in fulfilling her role.

The Struggle of Gifted Children

Supporting gifted children and their needs can be a difficult and ongoing issue in many schools. Teacher Clare Ball has developed a program that provides opportunities to extend the abilities of gifted children as Deakin journalism student Shannon Cole reports.