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Infographic: Student behaviour hindering learning

In PISA 2015 principals were asked to report on five student-related behaviours which are hindering learning. This infographic shows the percentage of students whose principals reported the behaviours occurring at least once a month.

Behaviour management Q&A: The theory to practice gaps
Behaviour management Q&A: The theory to practice gaps

In today's Q&A, Dr Sue O’Neill from the School of Education at UNSW Sydney discusses the theory to practice gaps in behaviour management for preservice, beginning, and experienced teachers.

Behaviour management: Focus on the 95 per cent
Behaviour management: Focus on the 95 per cent

Paul Dix asks educators to shift their first attention away from poor behaving students and instead focus on the behaviour of the 95 per cent of learners who are doing the right thing.

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.

Infographic: Classroom discipline

In the 2015 PISA cycle, students were asked to respond to five statements about the disciplinary climate in their science classes. Here are the results from 10 participating countries.

Teaching tips Volume 3: Behaviour management
Teaching tips Volume 3: Behaviour management

Here, UK-based behaviour management instructor Paul Dix shares advice to help with tricky behavioural situations that may arise in your classroom.

Classroom layout – what does the research say?
Classroom layout – what does the research say?

What effect do different classroom seating arrangements have on student participation? Should teachers or students decide who sits where? We take a look at what the research says.

Infographic: Workload and quality of teaching

A recent school staff workload survey in Victoria, Australia asked teachers to consider 17 demands of quality teaching. Here are some of the results.

The Research Files Episode 27: Improve learning and behaviour by engaging students
The Research Files Episode 27: Improve learning and behaviour by engaging students

Student disengagement in the classroom is widespread, according to a new Grattan Institute report. We sat down with the report’s co-author Julie Sonnemann to discuss the four school level recommendations that came out of this research.
 

The effect of student tardiness on learning
The effect of student tardiness on learning

Several studies have shown that school tardiness has a negative impact on learning outcomes for both the late student and their classroom peers. Here, we explore the issue.