20 August 2019
How comfortable are teachers with addressing grief and loss with students? Findings from a recent trial has shown that just over two hours of training in bereavement can drastically improve a teacher’s confidence in supporting bereaved children and their families.
14 August 2019
CSIRO’s Caja Gilbert sat down with Teacher to discuss how an inquiry-based science program is encouraging Indigenous students to choose STEM subjects in senior secondary school.
12 August 2019
It’s National Science Week and a key aim of the annual celebration is to increase engagement and interest in Science. Here, we take a look at what some of the research says about how students perceive Science.
29 July 2019
Why should cognitive load theory be of interest and importance to K-12 teachers? Emeritus Professor John Sweller has been fundamental to the formulation of cognitive load theory, and in this Q&A he outlines the essential components of cognitive load theory for educators.
18 July 2019
How do schools go about building a supportive reading culture? To answer this question, Dr Margaret Merga went straight to the source – teacher librarians – to gain their valuable insights into the factors that enable and constrain the development of a whole school reading culture. Here, we explore her findings.
11 July 2019
Keeping kids safe online is a constant challenge for parents and teachers. In today’s episode, Australia’s eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant shares common cyberbullying incidents that young people report to her office and where teachers can find helpful resources.
01 July 2019
‘The quality of an education system can never exceed the quality of its teachers.’ In his new column, OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher explores responses from TALIS 2018 where teachers around the globe share their views on the state of the teaching profession.
28 June 2019
Teacher Staffroom takes a look at some of the research we’ve covered on Teacher this month including the latest TALIS results on the state of the teaching profession. We also share some exciting updates about the publication.
27 June 2019
New research examines the career decision-making process of gifted students from low socioeconomic backgrounds for the first time. The lead author of the report explains the significance of the research findings and the implications for educators.
25 June 2019
Dr Lotem Perry Hazan from the University of Haifa in Israel joins Teacher to discuss her study of lower primary school students, aged seven to 10, and their perceptions of due process in schools’ disciplinary procedures.
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