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Tackling a real-world maths problem
Tackling a real-world maths problem

In the final instalment of our series on the International Mathematical Modelling Challenge, Ross Turner outlines the mathematical modelling framework and provides some practical advice on approaching the ‘jet lag’ problem set for the 2017 challenge.

The real-world application of maths learning
The real-world application of maths learning

In the second of three articles, we find out more about the International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IMMC) and the participation of Australian schools.

Model students win through to maths challenge final
Model students win through to maths challenge final

Students from two Australian schools have proved jet lag is no barrier when it comes to their problem solving skills after winning through to the finals of an international maths challenge.

Using Creative Education in your classroom
Using Creative Education in your classroom

In the second of two articles, Dr Tim Patston shares examples of how it’s possible to teach in more creative ways while still meeting curriculum requirements.

Introducing Creative Education in a school
Introducing Creative Education in a school

Dr Tim Patston discusses why his school introduced a Creative Education approach to teaching and learning, and outlines the process taken to develop the framework.

The value of student competitions and awards
The value of student competitions and awards

Professor Leon Sterling explains why competitions and awards can, among other things, be a good outlet for students who excel and want to be challenged.

Creative approaches to crucial education challenges
Creative approaches to crucial education challenges

Teacher recently brought you news of the six WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education) Award winners for 2016. Today we take a look at the other nine projects that made it onto the shortlist.

Encouraging an entrepreneurial mindset
Encouraging an entrepreneurial mindset

‘If we cannot teach entrepreneurship, we can only recognise the born entrepreneurs; and get out of their way whilst they get on with the business of change.' Why schools should be sowing the seeds of the start-ups of the future.

Developing problem-solving skills
Developing problem-solving skills

When Teacher shares examples of how evidence is being used to inform future action it’s usually educators who are doing the analysis and reflection, but in this case it’s students who’ve been digging into school data.

Equipping students with ‘enterprise skills’
Equipping students with ‘enterprise skills’

Teachers can prepare students for careers by helping them develop 'enterprise skills' such as digital and financial literacy, according to analysis of job ads.