07 November 2019
A high rank in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is desired by many nations and top performers are closely examined. Ahead of next month’s release of results from the OECD’s 2018 international study of student performance in Maths, Science and Reading, Teacher takes a closer look at one of PISA’s consistent performers – the Netherlands.
31 October 2019
In this episode of Teacher Staffroom, we shine a spotlight on the podcasts we’ve published this month because they’re packed with some really practical strategies that you could apply in your work in the classroom.
24 October 2019
Scoresby Secondary College is on a mission to improve instructional practice by embedding student voice in the school’s improvement cycle. In today’s podcast, we’re joined by Murray Cronin, who discusses how the school has engaged students in its decision making and improvement-related processes.
23 October 2019
In his second article on cinema in school education, Marc Barrett aims to assist teachers with that most difficult of challenges, when it comes to hosting film clips in the classroom – that of clip selection.
16 October 2019
How can educators teach and assess the General Capabilities – skills like critical thinking, creative thinking, collaboration, and problem solving? In today’s podcast, Dr Claire Scoular discusses an assessment framework she’s developed for measuring and monitoring these skills in the classroom.
10 October 2019
Body image issues can affect anyone, but many still think of it as a female issue. We speak to the National Manager of Prevention Services at The Butterfly Foundation about an educator’s role in supporting all students – particularly boys – and their body image.
30 September 2019
'While people have different views on the role that digital technology can and should play in schools, we cannot ignore how digital tools have so fundamentally transformed the world outside of school,' OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher writes in his new column.
23 September 2019
The Executive Principal of Hillvue Public School implemented multiple school improvement initiatives to improve student engagement at the school. In this article, he shares some successful strategies he implemented.
17 September 2019
At a primary school in Melbourne, students learn the skills of engineering by building their own solar powered vehicles, a task which culminates in a race to see which vehicle runs the fastest. We speak to the Assistant Principal about how it’s enhancing student learning.
12 September 2019
Research shows that outstanding schools place a priority on attracting, retaining and developing the best possible teachers. Julie Sonnemann, School Education Fellow at the Grattan Institute shares some of her latest research in this area.
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