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Giving parents a ‘nudge’ on student attendance
Giving parents a ‘nudge’ on student attendance

A US research study suggests a simple postcard to parents encouraging them to improve their child’s school attendance could be a powerful tool for educators.

Reconciliation begins at home
Reconciliation begins at home

'Sitting down with our children to watch programs that demonstrate and celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing and being, such as Little J & Big Cuz, is one small ‘next step’ that each of us can take on the journey towards reconciliation.'

Global Teacher Prize recognises the world’s best
Global Teacher Prize recognises the world’s best

The Global Teacher prize awards US $1 million to an exceptional educator who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession. Here, we take a look at those who made the coveted top 10 shortlist.

Canadian educator wins $1 million teacher prize
Canadian educator wins $1 million teacher prize

A teacher who has spent the last six years working in a fly-in Inuit village in the Canadian arctic has been named the winner of the Global Teacher Prize.

Making transition a positive experience – 10 key strategies
Making transition a positive experience – 10 key strategies

In today's article Donna Cross and Leanne Lester from the University of Western Australia discuss 10 key strategies to enhance student transition to secondary school.

Using personal best goal-setting and values driven action
Using personal best goal-setting and values driven action

Dr Jasmine Green and Professor Andrew Martin explore adolescent motivation and engagement using personal best goal-setting and values driven action.

STEM Captain leading the way
STEM Captain leading the way

As Kew High School’s first STEM Captain, this student is on a mission to promote the benefits of opting to continue with STEM in secondary school and beyond.

Targeting ‘big ideas’ in mathematics
Targeting ‘big ideas’ in mathematics

Professor Di Siemon discusses how targeted teaching in relation to six ‘big ideas’ in number can lift student achievement in mathematics.

Preschool a time for exploration and mastery
Preschool a time for exploration and mastery

A new report recommends all children in Australia should have access to at least two years of preschool at three-years-old and discusses the elements of a high quality preschool program.

Global Education Episode 10: Research Schools in the UK
Global Education Episode 10: Research Schools in the UK

In this episode of our Global Education podcast series, we speak to Education Endowment Foundation Senior Research Dr Jonathan Sharples about the UK’s Research Schools Network.