08 April 2019
Today’s article explores findings from a recent Australian study that examined two forms of social support from teachers and peers, and their role in reducing adolescent girls’ disengagement over three years of high school.
03 April 2019
In today’s reader submission, Dr Kevin F. McGrath and Dr Penny Van Bergen discuss their new research which seeks to better understand how teachers build close relationships with disruptive students.
25 February 2019
In today’s reader submission, Year 9 Learning Leader Rachael Williams shares how watching a video of yourself teach can be an uncomfortable experience in the beginning, but it’s a great opportunity to reflect, learn and improve.
31 January 2019
Researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast have been working with staff at a Queensland high school to ensure student voice is an integral part in the development of student leadership programs.
15 January 2019
In today’s reader submission, teacher educators Dr Dawn Castagno-Dysart and Dr Bryan Matera consider the importance of learner persistence and the role of both teacher and student in the ‘productive struggle’.
24 September 2018
Teachers Leah Carter and Hugo Engele are undertaking a two-year action research project to investigate the impact of physical activity on student writing ability. Here, they share the research aims and what has happened so far.
05 September 2018
In our latest reader submission, Dr Tanya Vaughan discusses the growth and advancement of evidence in education, and the parallels with scientific progress.
08 August 2018
Educators across Australia are always trying new ways to improve outcomes for their students. Not all changes result in improvements. Is there a way that we increase the likelihood of a change leading to improvement?
22 May 2018
Adolescence presents developmental challenges across the social, physical, and emotional dimensions of the lives of young people. Professor Nan Bahr uses contemporary research to guide teachers in their support for a stronger and more positive transition through the murky adolescent years.
09 May 2018
In this program, a group of experienced primary school teachers have become practitioner researchers, focusing on strengthening their practice and improving outcomes for students. Program facilitators Dr Hilary Emery and Dr Neil Saunders share their experience of working with these teachers.
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