02 March 2020
Teachers and school leaders spend considerable effort and time writing and checking student reports, but how effective are they in communicating student learning? We speak to principal Anthony Hockey about what he found when considering this question in his school context.
13 February 2020
Assumption College in Kilmore has been implementing a curriculum reform initiative called ‘myMAP’ for the beginning of the 2020 school year. In today’s Q&A, Vaughan Cleary, Deputy Principal of Learning and Teaching, explains how it works in practice and supports students on their individual learning journeys.
03 February 2020
Can student voice offer insights into how schools can improve reading achievement? A new Australian study examining the link between secondary students’ attitudes towards school and reading performance has found that experiencing bullying has a strong relationship with how students perform on the NAPLAN reading assessment.
13 January 2020
Today’s article takes a look at some of the resources to help school communities and educators support students, parents and colleagues affected by the bushfire crisis, practical advice for the classroom and things to look out for.
28 November 2019
Teacher takes a sneak peek at the new book from Helen Timperley, Fiona Ell, Deidre Le Fevre and Kaye Twyford. In this extract from Leading Professional Learning: Practical strategies for impact in schools, the authors discuss how leaders can support others to take risks.
18 November 2019
What is the spiral of inquiry? What happens in each of the six stages? And, how can this approach to professional learning be used to support the complex work of leaders and teachers, and improve student learning?
28 October 2019
At Brisbane Grammar School, all teachers develop and implement Teaching Development Plans. The plans are individual and reflect the goals that a teacher may have for the development of their practice within a broad area of focus identified as a school-level strategic priority.
24 October 2019
Scoresby Secondary College is on a mission to improve instructional practice by embedding student voice in the school’s improvement cycle. In today’s podcast, we’re joined by Murray Cronin, who discusses how the school has engaged students in its decision making and improvement-related processes.
21 October 2019
What are the protocols for Learning Walks and Talks? This question was posed to Dr Lyn Sharratt during the podcast recording of Teacher Talks, in front of a live audience of teachers and school leaders in Melbourne.
14 October 2019
How can schools best work with parents to support students and improve their learning? Dr Tanya Vaughan and Susannah Schoeffel explore two evidence-based recommendations from a new guidance report for Australian practitioners, and share practical examples of action.
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