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Teacher perspectives on using project-based learning
Teacher perspectives on using project-based learning

What are the enablers and challenges for high school teachers using a project-based learning approach in the classroom? In today’s reader submission, learning designer and educator Lisa Aitken shares findings from her research in New South Wales schools.

Encouraging physical activity throughout the school day
Encouraging physical activity throughout the school day

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.

Careers education: Unlocking meaningful STEM opportunities
Careers education: Unlocking meaningful STEM opportunities

Educating students about unlocking opportunities in meaningful STEM employment has helped transform STEM enrolment rates and has landed Dr Scott Sleap the 2018 Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools.

Teacher’s bookshelf: Parents partnering with schools and teachers
Teacher’s bookshelf: Parents partnering with schools and teachers

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.

Student voice: Developing student leadership programs
Student voice: Developing student leadership programs

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.

Room 3: Volume 8
Room 3: Volume 8

Once a fortnight the Teacher team ventures down to Room 3 – the basement archives at the Australian Council for Educational Research – to bring you education quotes from some of our favourite historical titles.

STEM: What’s holding females back?
STEM: What’s holding females back?

Dr Sue Thomson addresses three broad areas that may hold females back from participation in STEM subjects in school and in entering these careers, providing teachers with the knowledge to address the underlying issues.

Global Education Episode 16: Principal partnerships in South Africa
Global Education Episode 16: Principal partnerships in South Africa

To increase the leadership capacity of principals in South Africa, Dr Louise van Rhyn founded a program named Partners for Possibility, which pairs business leaders with principals for a 12-month structured leadership development program.

The Research Files Episode 46: Practical strategies to assist children with ADHD in the classroom
The Research Files Episode 46: Practical strategies to assist children with ADHD in the classroom

What are some practical strategies teachers could use in the classroom to assist students with ADHD? Dr Emma Sciberras from Deakin University joins Teacher to discuss her research on children with ADHD and their behaviour, learning and day-to-day living.

Signing, deaf awareness and inclusion

At Brimsdown Primary School in the UK, British Sign Language is taught to all children from Nursery to Year 6. In today’s article, Headteacher Dani Lang and Deaf Instructor Tina Kemp share how these lessons improve the lives of all students, not just those who are hearing impaired.

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