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Science education – surviving the zombie apocalypse

How can educators help to enhance students’ scientific literacy? A museum-based creative science education program may offer some answers.

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Future workforce requires broad capabilities

A new Mitchell Institute policy roundtable report says young people are ill-prepared for the future of work and suggests that cognitive, social and emotional skills should contribute to ATAR.

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Student wellbeing in Australia and Denmark

You’ve been to a great workshop, picked up information from a PD session, or read a research paper.. But how do take the next step and use what you’ve learned to improve your own practice?

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Resources: Indigenous financial literacy

Educators working across the school age range can now access a new teaching resource to help them develop the financial literacy skills of Indigenous students.

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An integrated approach to maths and science

Could some of the strategies being used as a way to get more students into STEM learning actually be making the gap wider? That’s what one teacher found on a study trip to the US.

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Teaching tips Volume 3: Behaviour management

Here, UK-based behaviour management instructor Paul Dix shares advice to help with tricky behavioural situations that may arise in your classroom.

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Canadian educator wins $1 million teacher prize

A teacher who has spent the last six years working in a fly-in Inuit village in the Canadian arctic has been named the winner of the Global Teacher Prize.

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Championing maths by inquiry

A new Australia-wide initiative promoting innovative approaches to mathematics teaching and learning that engage and challenge students is on the hunt for hundreds of teacher champions.

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A whole school mentoring program

At Kadina Memorial School, on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula, everyone going into a new role is given a mentor – from new graduates who are just joining, to experienced practitioners.

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Watch and learn – virtual reality and careers education

Academics believe virtual reality could open up exciting possibilities in the area of careers education, offering authentic learning experiences to prepare students for work and tertiary study.

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