06 December 2016
A report on the 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results examines trends in Australia's average performance and the change in the percentages of students considered 'high' and 'low' performers.
23 November 2016
The National Literacy Trust (UK) annual literacy survey asks eight- to 18-year-olds about writing frequency and their enjoyment of writing. Here are some of the results and comparisons with the Trust's data on reading.
11 November 2016
The Australian Child Wellbeing Project surveyed 5400 students in Year 4, 6 and 8, asking them about their lives and wellbeing during this crucial period. Here are some of the findings.
18 October 2016
Seeking feedback from students, teaching with passion and striving for evidence-based practice are just some of the snippets of advice offered up by educators in this year’s Teacher survey.
13 October 2016
A new survey suggests girls' confidence is sky high in primary school, but it nose-dives as they progress through secondary school and beyond.
21 September 2016
Our annual Teacher survey asked readers the question: ‘Looking back on your experience as an educator, if you could share one piece of advice with your peers, what would it be?’ Here’s a selection.
16 September 2016
A recent study looked at the number of young people in Australia completing Year 12 or equivalent (Certificate III or higher) by the age of 19. Here are some of the findings.
09 September 2016
In a recent infographic, we looked at data on Principals’ perceptions of the preparation of recent teacher graduates. This follow-up looks at the views of the teachers themselves.
25 August 2016
A new ACER report looks at the extent to which secondary school teachers in Australia are teaching subjects they haven't specialised in during their studies. It includes data on the proportion of Years 7-10 teachers teaching out-of-field in 20 subject areas.
04 August 2016
The 2016 Teacher reader survey includes the question: "Looking back on your experience as an educator, if you could share a piece of advice with your peers, what would it be?" Here are some of our favourite responses so far on the topic of wellbeing.