19 March 2019
A new report has assigned Australian schools a B+ grade for their promotion, facilitation and encouragement of physical activity in 2018. In this article, we speak to a Lead Investigator of the report about what the grade means and how it can be improved.
13 March 2019
Music teacher Scott Maxwell was recently named ARIA Music Teacher of the Year. In this article he shares how he engages students in music, how the Arts can encourage community connections and why he writes school musicals from scratch.
12 March 2019
Music teacher Scott Maxwell was named ARIA Music Teacher of the Year in 2018. In today’s article, he shares how he’s developed a positive performance culture that tackles performance anxiety at his South Australian school.
05 March 2019
If you’ve ever felt out of your depth or a lack of confidence when preparing to teach a particular concept, topic or aspect of the curriculum, where did you turn to for help? One source of support is external expertise.
20 February 2019
Miss Chen shares some of the F-2 resources she’s been using in her classroom. In today’s activity, the students are learning all about journeys and creating their own memory maps.
19 February 2019
On the day registrations open for the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge, Science teacher Dr Grant Pusey explains how his school has engaged students in STEM and supported teams for the past three years to enter winning original games in the national event.
18 February 2019
In her first column of the year, Julia Gillard discusses a new national mental health initiative from Beyond Blue. The program spans mental health promotion, prevention, early intervention and also provides a critical incident response service in the event of a suicide.
14 February 2019
Tom Bentley, Executive Director for Policy and Impact at RMIT University, reviews A Commitment to Growth: Essays in Education, by Professor Geoff Masters AO.
06 February 2019
In this extract from his new book, Professor Adrian Piccoli – Director of the Gonski Institute for Education – discusses the importance of strong school-parent partnerships, and why parents need to cut teachers and principals some slack.
05 February 2019
After surveying staff to assess where their strengths and areas for improvement lie, Principal Daryll Kinnane of Maningrida College in the Northern Territory began working on the next steps for growing the college as a Professional Learning Community (PLC).
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