25 September 2017
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.
20 September 2017
In today’s reader submission, Sir Jim Rose discusses ‘the simple view of reading’ and its implications, and the role of phonics in teaching reading.
19 September 2017
A government advisory panel has recommended the introduction of national literacy and numeracy checks in Year 1 as a way of identifying students who need additional support. Here we take a closer look at the report, including the benefits and challenges raised by teachers and principals.
18 September 2017
OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher says Indigenous students face tough challenges in most education systems, but analysis of outcomes in Canada, New Zealand and Queensland, Australia reveals sustained improvements have been achieved through focusing on several or all of six areas.
15 September 2017
In this case study, staff at a Sydney high school share details of an action learning approach to professional learning and its impact on teachers and students.
13 September 2017
The teaching profession is getting older and is becoming increasingly unattractive to young students, data from a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) show.
12 September 2017
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.
11 September 2017
The decision to move NAPLAN online provides an opportunity to place less emphasis on comparing the performances of schools and more emphasis on supporting student learning, according to Professor Geoff Masters AO.
07 September 2017
Our annual Teacher reader survey encouraged educators to tell us how they’re using our articles, videos, podcasts and infographics in their professional settings. Hundreds of you shared your insights – here’s a selection.
06 September 2017
Thinking about how to engage, motivate and challenge students is all part of good lesson planning. Moving beyond the classroom, the same considerations can apply when creating and updating outdoor spaces for recreation and physical education.