19 January 2018
In recent research commissioned by Creative Content Australia, young people aged 12 to 17 were asked about internet piracy behaviours and attitudes. Here are the proportions of survey participants in three different age groups who downloaded or streamed pirated movies or TV shows while at school.
17 January 2018
New research has found learning in nature has a significant positive impact on engagement back in the classroom, with educators able to teach for almost twice as long without having to pause and redirect students’ attention.
09 January 2018
These high school educators have developed an intervention program for disengaged male students that mixes weekly lessons with intensive physical training sessions and challenges.
15 December 2017
The 2017 Teacher reader survey included the question: 'Looking back on your experience as an educator, if you could share one piece of advice with your peers, what would it be?' Here are some responses on the topic of wellbeing.
13 December 2017
Australian students’ positive attitudes towards civic information, ideas and action, Indigenous cultures, and diversity have increased further according to new National Assessment Program – Civics and Citizenship (NAP-CC) data, released today.
07 December 2017
Mental health is now the number one national concern for young people in Australia, according to Mission Australia’s annual Youth Survey – the first time in its 16 year history. Coping with stress, body image and depression also take out three of the top four spots in the list of personal concerns.
30 November 2017
In today’s podcast special we speak with Neil Bramsen and Brett McKay who were named winners of the Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching – one for primary and one for secondary.
29 November 2017
In his latest Teacher video Greg Whitby speaks to Candice Ferey, a teacher from St Columba’s Catholic College in Springwood about how her school is using data to monitor student growth.
21 November 2017
Western Australia’s Butler College has created a culture of continuous learning and development for all of its staff. This long-term, whole-school approach focusses on improving the skills and capacity of all staff (including non-teaching staff) through various means, including action learning projects and peer-to-peer support and coaching.
17 November 2017
If schools want to promote entrepreneurial thinking and action it’s students who need to be in the driver’s seat. That’s one of the findings from a year-long Australian initiative.