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The Research Files Episode 32: Investigating the educational aspirations of Indigenous students
The Research Files Episode 32: Investigating the educational aspirations of Indigenous students

Professor Jenny Gore joins The Research Files to discuss the findings of a new Australian study by academics from the University of Newcastle and Western Sydney University investigating the occupational and career aspirations of Indigenous school students.

The Research Files Episode 31: Data with Professor Amanda Datnow
The Research Files Episode 31: Data with Professor Amanda Datnow

Professor Amanda Datnow joins Teacher to discuss data-informed teaching and learning, including what we mean by data, and why using evidence to inform instruction can help educators better address students’ needs.

Podcast special: The hidden qualities of quality teaching
Podcast special: The hidden qualities of quality teaching

Nan Bahr delivered the closing keynote address at last month’s EPPC. We share highlights from that keynote, titled ‘Personal attributes: Developing the hidden qualities in quality teaching’.

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.

The Research Files Episode 29: Student self-regulation skills
The Research Files Episode 29: Student self-regulation skills

Professor Sue Walker joins Teacher to discuss the findings of a new study that suggests girls start school with more 'self-regulation' skills – things like paying attention, staying on task and working independently.

School Improvement Episode 10: Effective professional learning communities
School Improvement Episode 10: Effective professional learning communities

What does an effective professional learning community look like and how do you go about building one? Dr Lawrence Ingvarson discusses the Professional Learning Community Framework (PLCF) he's developed.

Podcast special: Excellence in Professional Practice
Podcast special: Excellence in Professional Practice

To whet the appetite for next month’s Excellence in Professional Practice Conference, we speak to both keynote speakers – Professor Stephen Dinham and Professor Nan Bahr – and revisit the EPPC archive to share snippets from interviews with previous presenters.

Global Education Episode 13: Entrepreneurship education in Finland
Global Education Episode 13: Entrepreneurship education in Finland

Tiina-Maija Toivola joins us from Helsinki to talk about the award-winning Me & MyCity program that gives 6th Graders a chance to spend a day in their chosen profession and learn more about being a consumer and citizen.

The Research Files Episode 28: Storytelling and early literacy practices
The Research Files Episode 28: Storytelling and early literacy practices

In this month’s Research Files we discuss the findings of a three-year project in New Zealand that included analysis of pretend play – where students give voices to toys, objects and digital characters – and early literacy practices.

School Improvement Episode 9: Using literacy data to inform strategic planning
School Improvement Episode 9: Using literacy data to inform strategic planning

Tasmanian teacher Cath Apanah joins Teacher to discuss how her school has been using data to inform its strategic plan and how they went about upskilling staff to use data effectively.