26 November 2018
Dr Lyn Sharratt explores three practical learning, teaching and leading approaches – writing to improve critical literacy skills, bump-it-up walls, and collaborative assessment of student work – that each support teachers’ focus on creating critically literate graduates.
29 June 2017
Professor Amanda Datnow joins Teacher to discuss data-informed teaching and learning, including what we mean by data, and why using evidence to inform instruction can help educators better address students’ needs.
13 June 2017
In an effort to improve student writing, teachers at this New South Wales school developed a writing continuum for students in Kindergarten to Year 10.
23 March 2017
Tasmanian teacher Cath Apanah joins Teacher to discuss how her school has been using data to inform its strategic plan and how they went about upskilling staff to use data effectively.
26 October 2016
Catholic schools in Western Australia are drawing upon the expertise of international curriculum consultant Lyn Sharratt to target whole school improvement.
22 August 2016
It’s important to keep in mind that there are three central uses of data in school education. Professor Geoff Masters AO discusses.
05 July 2016
How one Adelaide primary school has used Australian Early Development Census data to improve its transition and orientation to school programs.
07 June 2016
How one school responded to local census data highlighting a need to support early childhood development in the area of physical health and wellbeing.
31 May 2016
'My role as a principal is making certain that we're looking at the whole student.' How one school has embedded a Positive Education program into its curriculum.
07 March 2016
One of the biggest challenges we face in improving quality and equity in our schools is to better address the learning needs of the many children who, on entry to school, are at risk of being locked into trajectories of long-term low achievement, writes Professor Geoff Masters AO.