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Educator resources to complement TV series

When Little J & Big Cuz is broadcast in late April, educators will have access to a range of innovative resources to support the transition from home to school for Indigenous children.

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Andreas Schleicher debunks education myths

In his first Teacher column of 2017, OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher debunks some of the myths about what makes a successful education system.

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Supporting school transition

A new television series seeks to support the successful transition from home to school for Indigenous children and their families. The show, Little J & Big Cuz, has been devised, written and directed by Indigenous creatives from across Australia.

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Culturally relevant STEM teaching

Education researchers and teachers are working together to explore strategies to boost Indigenous student achievement in STEM subjects.

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Recruiting and retaining 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.

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Improving Indigenous attendance

Latest data indicate a 10 per cent attendance gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. What's the role for teachers in improving attendance among Indigenous children?

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Student voice and effective teacher practice

When the school leaders at this college set out to develop and extend teaching expertise, they turned to students as the key collaborators.

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Increasing the number of Indigenous educators

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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Global Education: Episode 7

Teacher speaks to Dr Mary Kimani about school support for refugee students from Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Meeting the needs of Indigenous students

‘If teachers truly embed themselves in the process of becoming culturally responsive they will find that, just like their students, they are always learning.’

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