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Big business and education philanthropy
Big business and education philanthropy

Analysis of philanthropic contributions to education by the world’s largest firms has revealed Australian companies place a great emphasis on community and employee engagement.

Play, create and control
Play, create and control

Christine Haynes reviews a robot construction kit, and discusses why robotics still appeals to tech-savvy teachers.

Teaching out of field

Teachers are at times being allocated to subjects for which they have received no formal education or training. What is the extent of the problem in Australia? Find out in this Teacher infographic.

Ahead of the curve
Ahead of the curve

‘From a moral sense, we asked “what can we do better?”’ How a focus on the fundamentals of primary education rapidly transformed results at a Western Australian school.

A novel addition to the team
A novel addition to the team

As a follow up to our popular Books for reluctant readers series, Teacher is pleased to introduce the newest member of the team.

Playing with phonetics
Playing with phonetics

Two Western Australian teachers have developed a play-based program that provides experiences for students to explore and investigate phonetic sounds.

2015 – Let’s share the knowledge
2015 – Let’s share the knowledge

‘More sensible is to consider what works in high-performing countries and adapt for local circumstances.’ Former politician and award-winning journalist, Maxine McKew, discusses how schools can replicate success.

The Research Files Episode 7: Julian Fraillon on ICILS
The Research Files Episode 7: Julian Fraillon on ICILS

Julian Fraillon discusses the results of the pioneering International Computer and Information Literacy Study, which took place for the first time in 2013. 

Shine a light on 2015
Shine a light on 2015

Teachers planning theme-based units, displays and assemblies will find ideas in this round-up of celebrations and commemorations for 2015.

Books for reluctant readers: Part 3
Books for reluctant readers: Part 3

In the final part of our video series on books for reluctant readers, Teacher speaks to Carmel Eyre, College Librarian at Glen Eira College, Victoria, about her favourite books for the reluctant reader.