In his latest quarterly column for Teacher, Andreas Schleicher shares the findings of an OECD study analysing the education outcomes of Indigenous students in Canada, New Zealand and Australia. In this follow-up, we take a look at some of the promising school practices identified.
The new book Driving school improvement: A practical guide is designed to support school leaders in meeting their improvement challenges. In this exclusive extract for Teacher readers, authors Pamela Macklin and Vic Zbar explore the four preconditions for whole-school improvement.
The 2015 PISA test cycle included a survey of principals. Principals were asked to report on five teacher-related behaviours which are hindering learning. This infographic shows the percentage of students whose principals reported the behaviours occurring 'to some extent' or 'a lot'.
OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher says Indigenous students face tough challenges in most education systems, but analysis of outcomes in Canada, New Zealand and Queensland, Australia reveals sustained improvements have been achieved through focusing on several or all of six areas.
'Taking proactive action to educate children and families on appropriate digital media use is important for the wellbeing of the whole community.'Read article