11 April 2019
A workplace placement program targeting Indigenous senior secondary students has helped improve school engagement and attendance. In this article, we look at a school which has all of their senior Indigenous students enrolled and how it’s having a positive effect school-wide.
04 April 2019
Principal Gail Smith discusses how co-teaching has improved outcomes for students at her school, how trusting co-teacher relationships are maintained and some possible hurdles to adopting the process.
02 April 2019
Having students and staff participate in the Great Victorian Bike Ride presented an opportunity to enrich student engagement with the whole-school ethos at Koonung Secondary College.
26 March 2019
A new study by the LEGO Foundation explores how children can learn through play beyond the early years, in order to develop a holistic set of skills along with academic knowledge, to thrive and succeed in a rapidly changing world.
25 March 2019
A Maths and Science teacher who gives away 80 per cent of his monthly salary to help his community has been named winner of the US $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2019.
21 March 2019
Yasodai Selvakumaran has made the top 10 finalists for the 2019 Global Teacher Prize. We catch up with her to discuss her approach to teaching Humanities at her western Sydney school and how she builds confidence in her students.
20 March 2019
Geography educator Susan Caldis has just returned from a two-week professional learning opportunity in Singapore, where she took part in the 2019 Outstanding Educator In Residence program.
06 March 2019
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.
11 February 2019
This year there are two Australian educators in the Top 50 shortlist for the US $1 million Global Teacher Prize. In today’s article we catch up with one of the finalists, Rooty Hill High School teacher Yasodai Selvakumaran.
06 February 2019
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.
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