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School engagement with business
School engagement with business

What would schools like from business? And what kinds of school-business interactions could be of most benefit to students? New research from ACER has explored attitudes towards school engagement with business.

Researching the impact of digital technology on children
Researching the impact of digital technology on children

The newly established Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child will work on a world-first longitudinal study into the impact of digital technology on children. We speak to the lead researcher about why we need more research in this area.

Addressing global education challenges
Addressing global education challenges

Each year the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards put a spotlight on programs that are addressing challenges in education across the globe. Here, we look at some of the initiatives recognised in the 2019 awards.

Supporting students’ career and educational aspirations
Supporting students’ career and educational aspirations

Research from the University of Newcastle has shed light on how young people come up with answers to the question ‘what do you want to be when you grow up?’ and the implications for educators.

Screen time and students’ mental health
Screen time and students’ mental health

‘Educators and parents are questioning the effect that technology can have on students' mental health and wellbeing, now more than ever,’ Julia Gillard writes in her new Teacher column.

Researching education: Five further readings on mobile devices in the classroom
Researching education: Five further readings on mobile devices in the classroom

In this monthly series, we take a look at some further readings available on a particular topic, including open access research papers from various online catalogues. This month’s theme is mobile devices in the classroom.

Rethinking risk-taking in the early years
Rethinking risk-taking in the early years

When we think about encouraging risk-taking in the early years of schooling, what kinds of activities spring to mind? These researchers argue we need to broaden our view.

Professional learning: Collaborative support for individual teacher development
Professional learning: Collaborative support for individual teacher development

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.

Resources: Film clips across the curriculum
Resources: Film clips across the curriculum

In his second article on cinema in school education, Marc Barrett aims to assist teachers with that most difficult of challenges, when it comes to hosting film clips in the classroom – that of clip selection.

Cinephelia – using cinema in education
Cinephelia – using cinema in education

In the first of two articles, Marc Barrett explores the work of Alain Bergala on the potential of short film clips to engage school students in learning across the curriculum.

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