21 March 2019
Yasodai Selvakumaran has made the top 10 finalists for the 2019 Global Teacher Prize. We catch up with her to discuss her approach to teaching Humanities at her western Sydney school and how she builds confidence in her students.
20 March 2019
Geography educator Susan Caldis has just returned from a two-week professional learning opportunity in Singapore, where she took part in the 2019 Outstanding Educator In Residence program.
05 March 2019
If you’ve ever felt out of your depth or a lack of confidence when preparing to teach a particular concept, topic or aspect of the curriculum, where did you turn to for help? One source of support is external expertise.
27 February 2019
The Australian Principal Occupational Health, Safety and Wellbeing Survey, released today, found one in three school principals was physically attacked and that almost half were threatened with violence in 2018.
25 February 2019
In today’s reader submission, Year 9 Learning Leader Rachael Williams shares how watching a video of yourself teach can be an uncomfortable experience in the beginning, but it’s a great opportunity to reflect, learn and improve.
18 February 2019
In her first column of the year, Julia Gillard discusses a new national mental health initiative from Beyond Blue. The program spans mental health promotion, prevention, early intervention and also provides a critical incident response service in the event of a suicide.
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.
24 January 2019
According to Dr Jeff Thomas in today’s podcast, the beginning of the school year is an amazing opportunity to build relationships with students and to establish explicit expectations around student behaviour. But he says, it’s important to plan for positive behaviour.
08 January 2019
Teachers in South Australia have worked with education researchers to develop tailored anti-bullying intervention programs and resources for early years students.
07 January 2019
Whether you’re after a timely theme to hook a Science unit on, or an opportunity to teach students about an historical event, this round up of significant themes and events in 2019 will have you covered.