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Podcast: Therapy dogs in school settings
Podcast: Therapy dogs in school settings

Can therapy dogs decrease anxiety and stress in students, and improve school attendance? These are just some of the questions Monash University academics Dr Linda Henderson and Dr Christine Grove from the Faculty of Education are trying to answer as they push for more research in this area.

Infographic: Reading achievement, hunger and tiredness

In PIRLS 2016 (the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study), students were asked about behaviours that could limit reading instruction. Today’s infographic takes a look at some of the results for students arriving at school feeling hungry and tired.

Monitoring whole-school mental health practices
Monitoring whole-school mental health practices

A school-based survey has been designed to help schools assess the effectiveness of school-wide program implementation, particularly programs based on mental health. Teacher takes a look at how educators could use this tool to gain a clearer idea of how valuable their current social-emotional health promotion is for students.

Helping refugee students to be successful at school
Helping refugee students to be successful at school

Discussions and debate around the education of refugee students can often focus on the challenges and difficulties. Finnish researcher Mervi Kaukko has come to Australia to explore the other side of the story – how are teachers helping students to be successful at school?

Involvement in bullying across year levels
Involvement in bullying across year levels

Australian research has found that new victims of bullying and new bullies emerge in each year of high school, and the likelihood of a student’s involvement in bullying may depend on their experiences in primary school. Here, the authors of the study share their findings. 

Teacher resources: Cancer in the school community
Teacher resources: Cancer in the school community

The Cancer Council has launched a newly revised edition of its Cancer in the School Community resource aimed at teachers, principals and school counsellors. In today’s article we speak to a school-based psychologist about how she’s been using the resource to navigate cancer diagnoses in her school and provide support.

Podcast: A school-based student mentoring program
Podcast: A school-based student mentoring program

Participants in a school-based mentoring program, along with the program coordinator, join Teacher for this podcast to explain why partnering students with an adult mentor can encourage a higher level of engagement in school.

Infographic: Student relationships with their teachers and peers

The Western Australian Government recently surveyed 1812 students across Years 3 to 12 on student engagement. In this infographic, we look at some of the results of this survey, particularly on student relationships with their teachers and classmates.

Infographic: Indicators of student engagement

The Western Australian Government recently surveyed 1812 students across Years 3 to 12 on student engagement. Here, we look at some of the results of this survey for students in Years 7 to 12.

Global Education Episode 14: Global Teacher Prize winner Andria Zafirakou
Global Education Episode 14: Global Teacher Prize winner Andria Zafirakou

Andria Zafirakou was recently named the Global Teacher Prize winner. In this episode of Global Education, she speaks to Teacher about how her school partners with others in the community, why student voice is so important and how she supports the wellbeing of her students.