06 December 2018
The Muswellbrook Richard Gill National Music Academy, founded on the philosophy of the late Richard Gill AO, is set to open its doors to students at the beginning of 2020. We speak to Gill’s lifelong friend and the Chair of the interim board for the school, Kim Williams AM, about the vision for the school.
29 October 2018
The Australian STEM Video Game Challenge calls on school students to create their own unique playable video game. The theme for 2018 was ‘transformation’. Here, we look at the winning entries.
29 May 2018
How can we teach and assess general capabilities such as critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and research skills? Dr Claire Scoular and Jonathan Heard share details of a research project aiming to develop practical tools for use in the classroom.
20 February 2018
Put your thinking caps on, get those creative juices flowing and let your imagine run wild – this year’s Australian STEM Video Game Challenge is on. Registrations for the annual competition open today and the theme for 2018 is ‘Transformation’.
08 February 2018
In this episode we visit Western Port Secondary College – one of 21 government schools involved in the Australian initiative The Paradigm Shifters: Entrepreneurial learning in schools – to talk to assistant principal Hannah Lewis and student Harry Hainsworth.
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.
08 May 2017
Ahead of his 2017 Australian Learning Lecture, Charles Fadel joins Teacher to discuss the skills young people today will need in order to thrive as members of the workforce and of society.
03 May 2017
In the second of two articles, Dr Tim Patston shares examples of how it’s possible to teach in more creative ways while still meeting curriculum requirements.
02 May 2017
Dr Tim Patston discusses why his school introduced a Creative Education approach to teaching and learning, and outlines the process taken to develop the framework.
21 February 2017
Professor Leon Sterling explains why competitions and awards can, among other things, be a good outlet for students who excel and want to be challenged.