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Podcast: 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.

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Science ed – surviving the zombie apocalypse

How can educators help to enhance students’ scientific literacy? A museum-based creative science education program may offer some answers.

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Podcast: Excellence in Professional Practice

To whet the appetite for next month’s Excellence in Professional Practice Conference, we speak to both keynote speakers – Professor Stephen Dinham and Professor Nan Bahr – and revisit the EPPC archive to share snippets from interviews with previous presenters.

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Problem solving through collaboration

Since Eltham High School began using a collaborative problem solving assessment tool to collect meaningful data, they now have a clear idea about students’ skills in both of these areas.

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Research Files Ep 28: Early literacy practice

In this month’s Research Files we discuss the findings of a three-year project in New Zealand that included analysis of pretend play – where students give voices to toys, objects and digital characters – and early literacy practices.

Long reads

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.

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Infographic: Classroom seating arrangements

Are you ‘old school’ when it comes to your classroom seating layout? Do you prefer small groups or an arrangement that leaves space in the middle? Here are just a few of the many (many) variations out there.

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Classroom layout – what the research says

What effect do different classroom seating arrangements have on student participation? Should teachers or students decide who sits where? We take a look at what the research says.

Short articles

Virtual reality and careers education

Academics believe virtual reality could open up exciting possibilities in the area of careers education, offering authentic learning experiences to prepare students for work and tertiary study.

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Infographic: Workload and quality of teaching

A recent school staff workload survey in Victoria, Australia asked teachers to consider 17 demands of quality teaching. Here are some of the results.

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