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.
25 January 2019
Once a fortnight the Teacher team ventures down to Room 3 – the basement archives at the Australian Council for Educational Research – to bring you education quotes from some of our favourite historical titles.
24 January 2019
According to Dr Jeff Thomas in today’s podcast, the beginning of the school year is an amazing opportunity to build relationships with students and to establish explicit expectations around student behaviour. But he says, it’s important to plan for positive behaviour.
21 January 2019
Professor Nan Bahr thinks there’s a lot that educators can learn from Winnie the Pooh and his mates. Here, she reflects on the journey of Piglet to illustrate why we need to turn our considerations for teaching upside down to enable us to better address the needs of learners for lifelong resilience and success.
17 January 2019
Principal Kerrie Russell explains why Professional Learning Communities with a particular focus on feedback were implemented at Alice Springs School of the Air, and how they could be set up with a small team of teaching staff.
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.
14 December 2018
In this special end of year episode, we take a trip down memory lane and select some of our favourite Teacher podcast moments from 2018.
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.
04 December 2018
Keeping students engaged in the last few weeks of the school year can be a challenge, but at Ivanhoe Grammar School, a whole-school Early Commencement Program has helped keep students switched on and learning.
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