Podcasts

The Research Files Episode 8: Kiri Mealings on noisy classrooms
The Research Files Episode 8: Kiri Mealings on noisy classrooms

Teacher talks to Kiri Mealings about a new study involving colleagues at Macquarie University and Australia's National Acoustics Laboratories, into noise levels in open plan classrooms.

Teaching Methods: Inquiry with Kath Murdoch
Teaching Methods: Inquiry with Kath Murdoch

Teacher speaks to education consultant, Kath Murdoch about inquiry based learning.

School Improvement Episode 5: Numeracy outcomes
School Improvement Episode 5: Numeracy outcomes

Teacher speaks to principal Jenny Dowsett, who shares strategies that are raising numeracy outcomes for students at her primary school.

The Research Files Episode 7: Julian Fraillon on ICILS
The Research Files Episode 7: Julian Fraillon on ICILS

Julian Fraillon discusses the results of the pioneering International Computer and Information Literacy Study, which took place for the first time in 2013. 

The Research Files Episode 6: Sandra Pattison and Tham Lu
The Research Files Episode 6: Sandra Pattison and Tham Lu

In Episode 6 of The Research Files, Teacher speaks to Sandra Pattison and Tham Lu about an NCVER report that explores whether school characteristics influence student engagement of 15-year-olds.

Placing importance on relationships
Placing importance on relationships

In follow-up to our article on Indigenous student retention, Teacher editor Jo Earp talks to the co-founder of a school in the US that could offer inspiration to educators here.

School Improvement Episode 4: Ray Boyd, West Beechboro Primary School
School Improvement Episode 4: Ray Boyd, West Beechboro Primary School

We speak to Ray Boyd, Principal of West Beechboro Primary School in Perth. Since taking on his role, he has introduced a Professional Recognition Program to support staff learning and student outcomes have improved significantly.

The Research Files Episode 5: John Buchanan discusses teacher retention and attrition
The Research Files Episode 5: John Buchanan discusses teacher retention and attrition

Why might early career teachers consider leaving the profession? What kind of support would encourage them to stay? Find out in the latest episode of The Research Files.

Online NAPLAN tests are just around the corner
Online NAPLAN tests are just around the corner

Online NAPLAN tests that are tailored to ability and give a more precise measurement of where students are at in their learning look set to be introduced.

School Improvement Episode 3: Glenn Proctor, Hume Central Secondary College
School Improvement Episode 3: Glenn Proctor, Hume Central Secondary College

In the third episode from our series on school improvement, we speak to Victorian Executive Principal Glenn Proctor about the changes that he is making at Hume Central Secondary College.