Each year the WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education) Awards give a shout out to projects that have succeeded in addressing educational challenges. Here’s a look at the six winners for 2016.
29 September 2016
28 September 2016
Robust classroom discussions require careful planning, clear purpose, strong question design, and meaningful connections to ensure they have a lasting impact beyond the classroom. Dr Hilary Hollingsworth explains.
27 September 2016
Are teachers ever influenced by bias when it comes to grading student work? This is the focus of a new report from researchers at the University of New England. Professor John Malouff joins Teacher to discuss the findings.
26 September 2016
Teacher attrition and retention continues to be a problem for education systems around the world. Two studies published this month in Australia and the UK shed further light on the issue.
21 September 2016
Our annual Teacher survey asked readers the question: ‘Looking back on your experience as an educator, if you could share one piece of advice with your peers, what would it be?’ Here’s a selection.
20 September 2016
In our annual Teacher survey, we encouraged educators to tell us how they’re using our articles, videos, podcasts and infographics in their role. Hundreds of you shared your insights. Here’s a selection.
16 September 2016
A recent study looked at the number of young people in Australia completing Year 12 or equivalent (Certificate III or higher) by the age of 19. Here are some of the findings.
Tags: infographics, pathways, research news
15 September 2016
Professor Lyn English chats to Teacher Editor Jo Earp about the Engineering Design Process learning framework, the steps involved in the process, and the role of the teacher in scaffolding learning.
Tags: STEM, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, education resources, early years, audio
14 September 2016
A new report explores how teachers are accessing professional learning, how it’s impacting on their practice, and some of the challenges in meeting the requirements.
13 September 2016
School leaders face numerous challenges on a daily basis. To choose wisely in the face of such challenges, John Bush explores why school leaders should look to high quality evidence to support their professional judgement.
12 September 2016
In her first article for Teacher magazine, Julia Gillard outlines the priorities of the new Education Cannot Wait campaign and calls on Australian educators to lend their expertise to the cause.
Tags: long reads, international, expertise
09 September 2016
In a recent infographic, we looked at data on Principals’ perceptions of the preparation of recent teacher graduates. This follow-up looks at the views of the teachers themselves.
08 September 2016
Professor Nan Bahr returns to her complete set of 40th anniversary Dr Seuss books to consider the qualities of quality teaching. Part two explores enthusiasm.
05 September 2016
In this Q&A, Teacher Editor Jo Earp chats to Beth Gilligan, Principal of Dominic College in Tasmania, about her approach to leading and communicating a school improvement agenda.
02 September 2016
This secondary school has moved from a one-size-fits-all approach in maths to data-driven, targeted teaching, and it’s paying dividends. Find out more in today’s video.
01 September 2016
A new study has found that positive teacher-student relationships at age 10 can significantly reduce problem classroom behaviours, and the effects last for up to four years. Teacher talks to lead author Dr Ingrid Obsuth.