22 July 2019
Improving educational opportunities has a far greater reach than just the benefits for that individual child. ‘This is particularly the case for educating girls and young women,’ Julia Gillard writes in her latest Teacher column.
18 July 2019
How do schools go about building a supportive reading culture? To answer this question, Dr Margaret Merga went straight to the source – teacher librarians – to gain their valuable insights into the factors that enable and constrain the development of a whole school reading culture. Here, we explore her findings.
11 July 2019
Keeping kids safe online is a constant challenge for parents and teachers. In today’s episode, Australia’s eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant shares common cyberbullying incidents that young people report to her office and where teachers can find helpful resources.
09 July 2019
The animated TV series Little J & Big Cuz bolsters pride and identity in Indigenous children, along with supporting learners’ emotional wellbeing and teacher improvement, a study has found.
08 July 2019
This year’s NAIDOC Week theme is ‘Voice. Treaty. Truth.’ In today’s article, we speak with a school on how they’re celebrating the week, and look at some official classroom resources that have been developed for all teachers.
04 July 2019
In this extract from her new book, award-winning Teacher Librarian Megan Daley shares her tips for designing and stocking a dedicated recreational reading area in your classroom, and how to create inviting library spaces for your school.
02 July 2019
Music teacher Scott Maxwell managed to build capacity in his school’s music program on a shoestring budget. In today’s video, he explains how he did this so successfully and gives insight to how other educators could do the same.
01 July 2019
‘The quality of an education system can never exceed the quality of its teachers.’ In his new column, OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher explores responses from TALIS 2018 where teachers around the globe share their views on the state of the teaching profession.
31 May 2019
We delve into recent mental health research in today’s episode of Teacher Staffroom, with quite a few recent studies pointing to the impact of mental health in a school setting.
23 May 2019
New research in New Zealand has shed light on the benefits of long-term integration of game-based learning practices in primary and secondary classes. Senior Researcher Rachel Bolstad shares more.
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