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Offensive behaviour against school leaders

The 2016 Australian Principal Health & Wellbeing Survey includes prevalence rates of offensive behaviour against school leaders, compared to the general population. Our latest infographic explores some of the results.

Short articles

Future workforce requires broad capabilities

A new Mitchell Institute policy roundtable report says young people are ill-prepared for the future of work and suggests that cognitive, social and emotional skills should contribute to ATAR.

Long reads

Parental views on LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum

What should LGBTQ-inclusivity look like in the K-12 curriculum? This was one question in a study aimed at better understanding parental views regarding LGBTQ-inclusive education.

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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.

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TIMSS and PISA 2015: Disadvantage an issue

Further analysis of Australian results from two large-scale international assessments highlight a ‘worrying’ decline in the achievement of disadvantaged students.

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Podcast: Improving learning and behaviour

Student disengagement in the classroom is widespread, according to a new Grattan Institute report. We sat down with the report’s co-author Julie Sonnemann to discuss the four school level recommendations that came out of this research.
 

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Teaching Methods: Videoconferencing

It’s Technology Week at Teacher. In the latest episode of our Teaching Methods podcast series, we discuss strategies to build a classroom presence and rapport when videoconferencing with remote students.

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Podcast: The five types of school leaders

Dr Alex Hill, Director of The Centre for High Performance, joins Teacher to discuss why there are five different types of school leaders, but only one type that can turn around a failing school.

Short articles

Anti-bullying strategies and their impact

New research explores how Australian schools are addressing issues of bullying and cyber bullying and the perceived effectiveness of the strategies used.

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Research Files: Students fooled by fake news

A new report from Stanford University has found that young people experience difficulties when it comes to evaluating information they find online. Teacher chats with the study's co-author Sarah McGrew.

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