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Addressing global education challenges
Addressing global education challenges

Each year the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards put a spotlight on programs that are addressing challenges in education across the globe. Here, we look at some of the initiatives recognised in the 2019 awards.

Supporting students’ career and educational aspirations
Supporting students’ career and educational aspirations

Research from the University of Newcastle has shed light on how young people come up with answers to the question ‘what do you want to be when you grow up?’ and the implications for educators.

Infographic: Students, teachers and private tutoring

Two new UK surveys shine a light on how many secondary school students have used a private tutor outside school, and how many primary and secondary teachers have carried out tutoring in their own time.

Shining a light on school education in the Netherlands
Shining a light on school education in the Netherlands

A high rank in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is desired by many nations and top performers are closely examined. Ahead of next month’s release of results from the OECD’s 2018 international study of student performance in Maths, Science and Reading, Teacher takes a closer look at one of PISA’s consistent performers – the Netherlands.

Three maths activities to finish off a term
Three maths activities to finish off a term

In her new video series on Making Maths fun, Mathematics teacher Holly Millican shares three activities she does with her students in the last few lessons before the school holidays.

Screen time and students’ mental health
Screen time and students’ mental health

‘Educators and parents are questioning the effect that technology can have on students' mental health and wellbeing, now more than ever,’ Julia Gillard writes in her new Teacher column.

Researching education: Five further readings on mobile devices in the classroom
Researching education: Five further readings on mobile devices in the classroom

In this monthly series, we take a look at some further readings available on a particular topic, including open access research papers from various online catalogues. This month’s theme is mobile devices in the classroom.

Teacher Staffroom Episode 9: Spotlight on podcasts
Teacher Staffroom Episode 9: Spotlight on podcasts

In this episode of Teacher Staffroom, we shine a spotlight on the podcasts we’ve published this month because they’re packed with some really practical strategies that you could apply in your work in the classroom.

Individual learning needs – supporting EAL students
Individual learning needs – supporting EAL students

Developing targeted programs to meet individual learning needs includes making the best use of staff expertise, and working closely with parents. EAL Support and Intervention Leader Kate Plant shares her school’s approach.

Rethinking risk-taking in the early years
Rethinking risk-taking in the early years

When we think about encouraging risk-taking in the early years of schooling, what kinds of activities spring to mind? These researchers argue we need to broaden our view.

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