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The Research Files Episode 40: Indigenous perspectives on quality teaching
The Research Files Episode 40: Indigenous perspectives on quality teaching

In this episode of The Research Files, we speak to Adjunct Professor of Curriculum and Pedagogy at James Cook University, Brian Lewthwaite. He's the lead author of a research project exploring the perspectives of Indigenous Australians on effective teaching practice and he joins us to talk about phase one of this study.

Teacher’s bookshelf: School improvement
Teacher’s bookshelf: School improvement

The new book Driving school improvement: A practical guide is designed to support school leaders in meeting their improvement challenges. In this exclusive extract for Teacher readers, authors Pamela Macklin and Vic Zbar explore the four preconditions for whole-school improvement.

Monitoring student growth
Monitoring student growth

In any given classroom, students are likely to be at very different points in their learning and development. Professor Geoff Masters AO explores why it is important for teachers to be able to track the long-term progress that each student makes.

Schools as learning organisations
Schools as learning organisations

School improvement is most likely when an entire school has a shared improvement agenda and is committed to learning how to improve. Professor Geoff Masters AO discusses a five-step improvement cycle.

Reflections on classroom inquiry project success
Reflections on classroom inquiry project success

‘[Ruby] has been working on this project for many months and comes to each day with a new idea to try, or a new way to achieve something already attempted.' 

Look for opportunities to scale up small changes
Look for opportunities to scale up small changes

‘By adding pockets of change that link firmly to our vision into the timetabled curriculum, assessment reform can become more widespread ...’

Teaching thinking skills in schools
Teaching thinking skills in schools

Melissa Hughes discusses the development of critical thinking skills in a changing landscape.

Tracking the journeys of schools realising assessment reform and innovation
Tracking the journeys of schools realising assessment reform and innovation

Teacher provides a snapshot of one school's assessment reform experience.

Learning journeys: Staff investigations
Learning journeys: Staff investigations

Staff-developed research programs are key to the curriculum improvement process at this school.

Nurturing a 21st Century skill set
Nurturing a 21st Century skill set

New international research suggests educators can play a pivotal role in fostering children's non-cognitive skills, without breaking the school budget.