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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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Entrepreneurship education in Finland

Tiina-Maija Toivola joins us from Helsinki to talk about the award-winning Me & MyCity program that gives 6th Graders a chance to spend a day in their chosen profession and learn more about being a consumer and citizen.

Short articles

Student wellbeing in Australia and Denmark

You’ve been to a great workshop, picked up information from a PD session, or read a research paper.. But how do take the next step and use what you’ve learned to improve your own practice?

Short articles

A whole school mentoring program

At Kadina Memorial School, on South Australia’s Yorke Peninsula, everyone going into a new role is given a mentor – from new graduates who are just joining, to experienced practitioners.

Reader Submission / Long reads

A positive transition – 10 key strategies

In today's article Donna Cross and Leanne Lester from the University of Western Australia discuss 10 key strategies to enhance student transition to secondary school.

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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.
 

Reader Submission

Classroom observation and feedback

Last year Christine Cawsey and Dr Tony Loughland discussed five key questions around observing a class and giving feedback. Today, they return to the final three questions.

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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.

Long reads

Andreas Schleicher debunks education myths

In his first Teacher column of 2017, OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher debunks some of the myths about what makes a successful education system.

Long reads

The effect of student tardiness on learning

Several studies have shown that school tardiness has a negative impact on learning outcomes for both the late student and their classroom peers. Here, we explore the issue.

School community