A global survey asked members of the public in 35 countries about their attitudes to teachers and teaching, with data used to create a ‘status index’ score out of 100. Today’s infographic looks at the 15 countries where teachers are most valued, according to their score.
I think they know that they’re doing really important work. I think that also leads to the moral stress, they’re not doing as much of that as they think they can do and are capable of, because they’re doing too much compliance work.Read article
It is not well understood by researchers precisely how oral vocabulary helps children learn to read new words. In today’s article Macquarie University’s Signy Wegener and Distinguished Professor Anne Castles discuss some exciting findings from their research that sheds light on this issue.