05 February 2018
There are good reasons to rethink how we organise the school curriculum. An alternative would be to structure the curriculum as a sequence of proficiency levels unrelated to age or year level, according to Professor Geoff Masters AO.
11 January 2018
Associate Professor Linda Hobbs joins The Research Files to talk about a new Australian study exploring girls’ participation and engagement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects.
13 December 2017
Three Australian teachers have just been named in the top 50 finalists for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize for 2018. Who made the shortlist for the US $1 million prize? Find out in today’s article.
07 December 2017
Results from the latest cycle of the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) show the literacy achievement of Year 4 students in Australia has improved. However, there are significant achievement gaps by gender, Indigenous status, socioeconomic status and school location. ACER Deputy CEO (Research) Dr Sue Thomson, joins Teacher to discuss the results further.
28 November 2017
The second cycle of the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study has recorded an increase in student support of gender equality and equal opportunities for all ethnic and racial groups.
22 November 2017
Teenage students in Singapore have once again outperformed their peers around the world in PISA testing, this time in an assessment of collaborative problem solving.
30 October 2017
Quality early grade reading is a key focus for the Global Partnership for Education. In her latest Teacher column, Julia Gillard explains how hundreds of millions of children around the world are denied the opportunity to learn to read, and shares how a focus on improving reading standards in Nepal is changing lives for the better.
19 October 2017
Earlier this year Canadian educator Maggie MacDonnell was named winner of the Global Teacher Prize. In today’s article, she tells Teacher about the impact the prize has had on her students and explains more about the positive educational programs she’s implemented in her remote school community.
17 October 2017
A recent OECD study analysed the education outcomes of Indigenous students in Canada, New Zealand and Australia. In today's article, we take a look at some of the promising school practices identified.
02 October 2017
'To be truly inclusive is challenging but is also easily undertaken with thought and sometimes a re-positioning of default language and practice.' David Roy, Lecturer in Education and Creative Arts discusses the keys to inclusive practices in the classroom.
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