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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.

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.

Great teachers underpin Shanghai PISA success
Great teachers underpin Shanghai PISA success

How does Shanghai do it? A new report from the World Bank says great teachers are one reason the city has topped the last two rounds of international testing for 15-year-olds.

Teachers in school libraries - what does the data tell us?
Teachers in school libraries - what does the data tell us?

A recent study provides greater understanding of who is teaching in Australia’s school libraries and highlights two trends that warrant further attention.

Motivated Minds - putting mindset theory into practice
Motivated Minds - putting mindset theory into practice

How a collaborative action research project between educators and academics is promoting a growth mindset in students and impacting on learning outcomes.

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.

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