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Planning for implementing change
Planning for implementing change

In the first of a three-part series, Victorian educator Fiona Matthews shares her experiences in implementing the new Digital Technologies Curriculum, including how staff underwent the planning process and some of the initial challenges they identified.

Leadership Q&A: Teachers as leaders
Leadership Q&A: Teachers as leaders

Susan Lovett is an Associate Professor in Educational Leadership at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. In this Q&A, Lovett joins Teacher to discuss what teacher leadership is, and why she believes it is a mistake to attribute school leadership activities only to those residing in formal roles.

The power of reflective practice
The power of reflective practice

Simon Clarke, Professor in the Graduate School of Education at The University of Western Australia, presented on the opening morning of Research Conference 2017 in Melbourne today, exploring the connections between leadership and learning.

School Improvement Episode 10: Effective professional learning communities
School Improvement Episode 10: Effective professional learning communities

What does an effective professional learning community look like and how do you go about building one? Dr Lawrence Ingvarson discusses the Professional Learning Community Framework (PLCF) he's developed.

Ongoing professional learning – Lesson Study
Ongoing professional learning – Lesson Study

For well over a century, lesson study (jugyou kenkyuu) has been an important part of ongoing teacher training in Japan. Teacher finds out more about this collaborative professional learning model.

Leading school improvement - it’s difficult isn’t it?
Leading school improvement - it’s difficult isn’t it?

Why can it be so hard to generate improvement that is sustainable? Robert Marshall discusses.

Inspirational teachers: John Hattie, Julia Gillard, Dylan Wiliam and Nancie Atwell
Inspirational teachers: John Hattie, Julia Gillard, Dylan Wiliam and Nancie Atwell

To mark World Teachers' Day in Australia, we asked four key figures one question – who was your most inspirational teacher while you were at school, and why?

Infographic: Universal primary education

The theme of World Teachers' Day 2015 is 'Empowering teachers, building sustainable societies'. What are some of the challenges when it comes to staff shortages? Find out in this infographic.

A special Q&A with Nancie Atwell
A special Q&A with Nancie Atwell

'The point of the school is to teach children and teachers at the same time.' The winner of the Global Teacher Prize, Nancie Atwell, tells us about the school she founded, student choice and sharing successful approaches with teachers.

Inspirational teachers: Part 1
Inspirational teachers: Part 1

Four educators tell Teacher about an inspirational teacher that had an impact on them while they were at school.