Global Education Ep10: UK Research Schools

In this episode of our Global Education podcast series, we speak to Education Endowment Foundation Senior Research Dr Jonathan Sharples about the UK’s Research Schools Network.

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Data walls to target whole school improvement

Catholic schools in Western Australia are drawing upon the expertise of international curriculum consultant Lyn Sharratt to target whole school improvement.

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Changing parent perceptions of teaching

The co-authors of an annual Australian study say involving parents more in the day-to-day learning of their children could help to change perceptions about teachers’ capabilities and what they do in the classroom.

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Educators share advice with their peers Pt 2

Seeking feedback from students, teaching with passion and striving for evidence-based practice are just some of the snippets of advice offered up by educators in this year’s Teacher survey.

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Navigating the challenges of cross-curricular

In the final instalment of our three-part series, educator Leanne Chesterfield discusses the logistical challenges of developing and implementing a cross-curricular framework.


School Improvement Ep8: Professional autonomy

Teacher sat down with Professor Brian Caldwell to discuss his new book The Autonomy Premium, which explores the link between student achievement and autonomy in school management.


Infographic: Girls' confidence

A new survey suggests girls' confidence is sky high in primary school, but it nose-dives as they progress through secondary school and beyond.

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Building teacher resilience

In the first of a two-part Q&A, this New South Wales educator shares what prompted her school's focus on teacher welfare and how they are delivering evidence-based professional development.

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Teaching self-regulated learning skills

The evolution of the teacher-controlled learning environment to include more self-directed online education has highlighted the need for students to develop self-regulated learning skills.

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Tech reform has good ideas, poorly executed

Andreas Schleicher says the road to education technology reform is littered with good ideas that are poorly executed, and explains why educators need to be involved in innovation.

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Planning in a cross-curricular framework

Staff at a Queensland school have developed and implemented a cross-curricular framework. Here, they share examples of topic planning.

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Creative approaches to education challenges

Teacher recently brought you news of the six WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education) Award winners for 2016. Today we take a look at the other nine projects that made it onto the shortlist.

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Students become citizen scientists

This school in Melbourne explains how instead of simply having ‘a cool bit of kit’, they’re using their new drone to engage students in real world science research.


Managing tricky student behaviour

Behaviour management instructor Paul Dix shares five principles of scripted intervention you can follow when navigating challenging classroom behaviour.

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Innovation and excellence in education

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.

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Bringing classroom discussions to life

Robust classroom discussions require careful planning, clear purpose, strong question design, and meaningful connections to ensure they have a lasting impact beyond the classroom.


The Research Files Ep 23: Bias in grading

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.

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How to stop teachers leaving the profession

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.

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