10 January 2019
A new study examines the gender differences in the friendships and conflicts of both girls and boys with autism, relative to their neurotypical peers. In today’s podcast we speak to two of the researchers, Dr Felicity Sedgewick and Dr Liz Pellicano.
09 January 2019
Dr Brendon Hyndman from Charles Sturt University shares his latest research into how mobile school playground facilities can enhance students' creativity by increasing the number of play options and variables available during outdoor learning.
07 January 2019
Whether you’re after a timely theme to hook a Science unit on, or an opportunity to teach students about an historical event, this round up of significant themes and events in 2019 will have you covered.
13 December 2018
Two Australian educators have been named in the top 50 finalists for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize for 2019. They were selected from over 10 000 nominations and applications from 179 countries around the world.
07 December 2018
Schoolwork-related anxiety and test anxiety have a negative impact on student academic performance and wellbeing. The 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) surveyed 15-year-olds about schoolwork-related anxiety.
03 December 2018
Over the summer holidays, English teacher Victoria McLure flew to Uganda to build her capacity as a leader in her teaching role. In this article, we explore how collaborating with educators from different backgrounds increased her leadership capacity.
27 November 2018
Australian high school students experience higher levels of schoolwork-related anxiety than their OECD peers, according to a new report released by the Australian Council for Educational Research.
19 November 2018
‘A quality education always starts with a great teacher’. In her final column of the year, Julia Gillard shares details of some of the programs aimed at improving the recruitment, training and support of teachers in developing nations.
14 November 2018
Which occupation is most similar to a teacher in terms of status? Do students respect teachers? How many hours do teachers work? And, how much should they be paid? These are some of the questions posed to more than 35 000 people around the world.
13 November 2018
The Arts are a required element of teaching K-2 in Australia and coexist with learning in the early years classroom. In today’s reader submission, Karen Watson and David Roy explore how they can be implemented in practice.
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