18 March 2019
Most people would argue that children should feel safe at school. For some children, school is possibly the only place in which they feel safe. In her first column for 2019, Dr Sue Thomson explores student perceptions of school safety.
07 February 2019
Dr Joann Fildes, Head of Research and Evaluation at Mission Australia, joins Teacher to talk about the results of the 2018 Youth Survey and how schools can use the survey data to inform student wellbeing planning.
31 January 2019
Researchers from the University of the Sunshine Coast have been working with staff at a Queensland high school to ensure student voice is an integral part in the development of student leadership programs.
10 December 2018
In the third article in a series related to ACER’s Communication Student Learning Progress project, Dr Hilary Hollingsworth and Jonathan Heard highlight some of the observations that they’ve made in their early analysis of teacher comments on school reports.
21 November 2018
For teachers and students at St Columban’s College, digital citizenship isn’t a one-off lesson or a bolt-on program delivered at a set time of the year. It’s at the heart of the curriculum, in all subjects and across all year levels.
05 November 2018
Dr Sue Thomson addresses three broad areas that may hold females back from participation in STEM subjects in school and in entering these careers, providing teachers with the knowledge to address the underlying issues.
10 September 2018
Australian students are more motivated to succeed at school than their OECD peers, but results from a new report released by the Australian Council for Educational Research show high levels of motivation do not necessarily correspond to high performance.
31 August 2018
In a fortnightly series, Teacher has been taking a closer look at some of the Gonski recommendations and highlighting existing work happening in Australian schools. This final instalment focuses on assessment of student learning.
08 August 2018
Educators across Australia are always trying new ways to improve outcomes for their students. Not all changes result in improvements. Is there a way that we increase the likelihood of a change leading to improvement?
31 July 2018
Student expectations of their future in education are shifting, a report released today has found. The report – which analyses PISA results from 2003 to 2015 – has shown an overall decline in the proportion expecting to go on to tertiary education.