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Culturally relevant STEM teaching
Culturally relevant STEM teaching

Education researchers and teachers are working together to explore strategies to boost Indigenous student achievement in STEM subjects.

The Research Files Episode 20: Recruitment and retention of Indigenous educators
The Research Files Episode 20: Recruitment and retention of Indigenous educators

Teacher speaks to Peter Johnson about efforts to improve the recruitment and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander educators in Australian schools.

Improving Indigenous attendance – the role of teachers
Improving Indigenous attendance – the role of teachers

Latest data indicate a 10 per cent attendance gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. What's the role for teachers in improving attendance among Indigenous children?

A body-based approach to teaching maths
A body-based approach to teaching maths

Teacher takes a closer look at a project that sees artists working alongside teachers in the classroom to encourage students to take a more creative and physical approach to learning mathematics.

Student voice and effective teacher practice
Student voice and effective teacher practice

When the school leaders at this college set out to develop and extend teaching expertise, they turned to students as the key collaborators.

Increasing the number of Indigenous educators in Australian schools
Increasing the number of Indigenous educators in Australian schools

An initiative to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers should have its funding extended so that a more targeted approach can be developed in the future, according to an evaluation panel.

Teaching Methods: Differentiated instruction
Teaching Methods: Differentiated instruction

What is differentiated instruction? What are the main challenges for teachers wishing to use it in their classroom? Peter Westwood discusses in this Teacher Q&A.

Global Education Episode 7: School support for refugee students
Global Education Episode 7: School support for refugee students

Teacher speaks to Dr Mary Kimani about school support for refugee students from Sub-Saharan Africa.

Meeting the needs of Indigenous students
Meeting the needs of Indigenous students

‘If teachers truly embed themselves in the process of becoming culturally responsive they will find that, just like their students, they are always learning.’

From evidence to action – it’s time to join the dots
From evidence to action – it’s time to join the dots

A new research report says it's time to 'join the dots' and scale up successful examples of flexible learning systems to meet the 21st Century education needs of all Australian school students.

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