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Using Teacher to inform your practice
Using Teacher to inform your practice

Our annual Teacher reader survey encouraged educators to tell us how they’re using our articles, videos, podcasts and infographics in their professional settings. Hundreds of you shared your insights – here’s a selection.

Creating a positive practicum experience
Creating a positive practicum experience

In our latest reader submission, two supervising teachers and two pre-service teachers who worked together in Semester One 2017 reflect on the elements that helped drive a positive practicum experience for everyone involved.

The Research Files Episode 30: The highs and lows of practicum
The Research Files Episode 30: The highs and lows of practicum

An Australian study shines a spotlight on the highs and lows of the practicum experience from the perspective of pre-service drama teachers. Dr Christina Gray discusses her findings.

A whole school mentoring program
A whole school mentoring program

At Kadina Memorial School, on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula, everyone going into a new role is given a mentor – from new graduates who are just joining, to experienced practitioners.

The Research Files Episode 27: Improve learning and behaviour by engaging students
The Research Files Episode 27: Improve learning and behaviour by engaging students

Student disengagement in the classroom is widespread, according to a new Grattan Institute report. We sat down with the report’s co-author Julie Sonnemann to discuss the four school level recommendations that came out of this research.
 

Helping deaf students to succeed
Helping deaf students to succeed

Educators working with deaf and hearing impaired students have reported a need for professional learning in a range of areas, including mental health, wellbeing and literacy.

How to stop teachers leaving the profession
How to stop teachers leaving the profession

Teacher attrition and retention continues to be a problem for education systems around the world. Two studies published this month in Australia and the UK shed further light on the issue.

From concept to classroom – STEM research
From concept to classroom – STEM research

While the need for STEM-related expertise in the workforce is growing, the number of students choosing STEM subjects at secondary and tertiary level in Australia is stagnating. Today’s article shares a review of evidence-based practice for primary STEM teaching.

Key advice for beginner teachers
Key advice for beginner teachers

When you started out in the teaching profession, what did you find particularly challenging? In today’s video, Melanie Boyd shares three pieces of advice for beginner teachers – including a tip for maintaining a home life free from work tasks.

Ongoing professional learning – Lesson Study
Ongoing professional learning – Lesson Study

For well over a century, lesson study (jugyou kenkyuu) has been an important part of ongoing teacher training in Japan. Teacher finds out more about this collaborative professional learning model.

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