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The Research Files Episode 11: Dave Paunesku on ‘growth mindset’ interventions
The Research Files Episode 11: Dave Paunesku on ‘growth mindset’ interventions

This month’s instalment of The Research Files looks at a study exploring online interventions aimed at instilling a ‘growth mindset’ in high school students.

Leading thinkers in conversation
Leading thinkers in conversation

Professor Geoff Masters AO, Dr Michele Bruniges AM and Sir Michael Barber gathered last month to discuss assessment reform and innovation. Here's a taste of what they had to say.

Creating a positive school culture
Creating a positive school culture

This reader submission focuses on the principal of a school that has experienced a remarkable improvement in graduation numbers, due to sustained change in the school culture.

Achievement gaps - the continuing challenge
Achievement gaps - the continuing challenge

Professor Geoff Masters AO discusses the challenges of closing achievement gaps.

‘Mobile ban raises achievement’ – a micro view of a macro phenomenon
‘Mobile ban raises achievement’ – a micro view of a macro phenomenon

Last month, Teacher reported on a study published about the link between school mobile phone bans and student achievement. As a follow-up, Roger Broadie and Mal Lee challenge the findings.

Captioning technology to support PD
Captioning technology to support PD

Voice recordings made by teachers are being used to give feedback on their lesson delivery in an effort to promote effective classroom practice.

Global Education Episode 2: Annette Rueggeberg
Global Education Episode 2: Annette Rueggeberg

Teacher chats to Annette Rueggeberg, co-principal of a secondary school in north west Germany that has experienced a remarkable turnaround in fortunes following an unusual request from a leading orchestra.

When I grow up ...
When I grow up ...

How early do children start to think about future careers? A new study offers some interesting insights about the career aspirations of students and the reasons behind their choices.

Digging into data to support differentiation
Digging into data to support differentiation

In this two part series, we look at how one school is using research-informed strategies to challenge high achieving students in maths.

Rethinking formative and summative assessment
Rethinking formative and summative assessment

It’s a popular idea – educational assessments are either ‘summative’ assessments of learning or ‘formative’ assessments for learning. But just how fundamental is this distinction?  And is it truly useful?