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.
26 September 2018
Chief Scientist at Black Dog Institute Professor Helen Christensen joins Teacher to discuss the newest phase of research at the Centre of Research Excellence in Suicide Prevention. The research targets schools and is aiming to work towards preventing suicide through the use of digital technology.
20 August 2018
In his new Teacher column, OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher outlines several strategies for elevating the teaching profession, including strengthening professional autonomy, trust and the collaborative culture.
27 June 2018
June is STEM month here at Teacher. In this Q&A we speak to Sharon de Rooy, one of 300 preschool educators involved in the Early Learning STEM Australia pilot.
18 June 2018
In the second article in a series related to ACER’s Communication Student Learning Progress project, Jonathan Heard and Dr Hilary Hollingsworth examine recent and current reporting trends and practices in schools, and the growing use of digital systems and tools.
12 June 2018
Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel joins Teacher to discuss his latest report which outlines why partnering schools with STEM industry experts is so beneficial.
05 June 2018
How early should educators be introducing children to the basics of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and engaging them in STEM-related learning activities? An Australia-wide research project is zeroing in on preschool.
17 April 2018
In a recent Teacher article, two schools discussed their differing policies on mobile phone use during school hours. Here, we look at a range of studies that have explored the positives and negatives of allowing mobile phones to be used in class.
12 April 2018
Can being confused actually be a beneficial part of the learning process? And in what ways can teachers allow for more uncertainty in their classrooms? These are questions being explored by researchers at the Science of Learning Research Centre.
28 March 2018
In his second article on introducing the concept of artificial intelligence to school students, Dr Joshua Ho – from the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute and UNSW – gives a step-by-step guide to two classroom activities illustrating the concept of machine learning.