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Teacher Q&A: Maths education in Shanghai
Teacher Q&A: Maths education in Shanghai

In this Q&A, a secondary school Mathematics teacher from Shanghai sits down with Teacher to give a snapshot of Mathematics education at their school.

Real-world maths: ‘The Best Hospital’
Real-world maths: ‘The Best Hospital’

This year’s International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IMMC) required students to measure and choose the ‘best hospital’. Here, Ross Turner explores how teams from Australia approached the task.

Sharing good practice: Gonski and individual student achievement
Sharing good practice: Gonski and individual student achievement

In this fortnightly series, Teacher takes a closer look at some of the Gonski recommendations and what they might look like in practice. Here, we explore the review panel’s focus on individual student achievement.

Students excel in mathematics challenge
Students excel in mathematics challenge

Students from two Australian secondary schools have received international recognition for their problem solving skills in the International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IMMC), which asked them to produce an original mathematical model to solve a real-world problem.

Teaching Methods: Inquiry based learning with Professor Simone Reinhold
Teaching Methods: Inquiry based learning with Professor Simone Reinhold

Professor Simone Reinhold joins Teacher to discuss inquiry based learning in primary mathematics, including the benefits of students working on a common task with differentiated outcomes, and the role of the educator in finding a balance between explorative and informative learning.

Reducing disparities between Australian schools
Reducing disparities between Australian schools

According to Professor Geoff Masters AO, one of the biggest challenges we face in school education is to reduce current disparities in the schooling experiences of students in Australia’s most and least advantaged schools

In conversation: Dylan Wiliam
In conversation: Dylan Wiliam

Schools must work with parents to ensure they receive useful, meaningful information about their child's learning, says Professor Dylan Wiliam.

Making student growth visible
Making student growth visible

Setting high expectations, putting faces on the data and making student growth visible to the whole community has helped accelerate literacy learning at this school.

‘Big five’ challenges in school education
‘Big five’ challenges in school education

Real reform and significant progress in improving the quality and equity of Australian schooling depend on tackling our deepest and most stubborn educational challenges, writes Professor Geoff Masters AO.

School Improvement Episode 6: Targeted teaching with Peter Goss
School Improvement Episode 6: Targeted teaching with Peter Goss

Teacher chats to Dr Peter Goss about a research paper highlighting schools and education systems that are starting to do targeted teaching in a more systematic way.