10 February 2020
Julia Gillard explains why schools and early learning services are in a strong position to help children and young people bounce back after the bushfire disaster, and looks at some of the resources available to support students and teachers.
05 February 2020
Helping Indigenous children get the best start to their formal schooling by modelling the day-to-day running of an early primary classroom is one of the aims of the animated children’s series, Little J & Big Cuz, which is back for its second season.
17 January 2020
The latest OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS 2018) asked principals about safety at their school, including incidents of bullying and cyberbullying, intimidation or verbal abuse of teachers and staff, and violence among students. Today’s infographic compares results from Australia to six other countries and global averages.
13 January 2020
Today’s article takes a look at some of the resources to help school communities and educators support students, parents and colleagues affected by the bushfire crisis, practical advice for the classroom and things to look out for.
09 January 2020
In this episode, we hear how building positive relationships feeds into behaviour management strategies at Dapto High School in New South Wales, and how an additional focus on the wellbeing of male students includes the school volunteering for the Top Blokes mentoring program and creating a new staff role – Boys’ Mentor.
10 December 2019
The results of a Victorian pilot suggest helping teachers to find meaning in their work and take part in meaningful work practices could improve their wellbeing. Now researchers are scaling up their study.
09 December 2019
When students feel a lack of autonomy, competence and belonging, this is known as psychological need frustration. In today’s article, Rebecca Collie, Helena Granziera and Andrew Martin share findings from their research into the role this frustration plays in students’ school engagement.
12 November 2019
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.
11 November 2019
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.
04 November 2019
‘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.
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