14 November 2019
In this special podcast episode, we’re joined by both recipients of this year’s Prime Minister’s Prizes for Excellence in Science teaching. Both educators are remarkably dedicated to harnessing curiosity in Science with their students, and in this episode, expand on how they do this so successfully.
11 November 2019
Research from the University of Newcastle has shed light on how young people come up with answers to the question ‘what do you want to be when you grow up?’ and the implications for educators.
07 October 2019
Can simple prompts help encourage more trainee teachers to apply for placements in rural and remote schools? In today’s Q&A we speak to Dr Karen Tindall, a Senior Adviser at the Behavioural Insights Team Australia about a trial in New South Wales.
17 September 2019
At a primary school in Melbourne, students learn the skills of engineering by building their own solar powered vehicles, a task which culminates in a race to see which vehicle runs the fastest. We speak to the Assistant Principal about how it’s enhancing student learning.
30 August 2019
What a month we’ve had here at Teacher magazine! From Research Conference, to Science Week, to our very first live event with Dr Lyn Sharratt – there’s so much we’d like to look back on and share with you in today’s podcast.
16 August 2019
The Australian Department of Industry, Innovation and Science commissioned a study to examine the attitudes of Australian students towards STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). In this infographic, we take a look at some of the findings.
12 August 2019
It’s National Science Week and a key aim of the annual celebration is to increase engagement and interest in Science. Here, we take a look at what some of the research says about how students perceive Science.
23 July 2019
In the first of two articles, New South Wales Science and Maths teacher Michelle Lucas shares an approach she’s developed to drive student agency and improve learning skills.
06 June 2019
Earlier this year Kenyan educator Peter Tabichi won the US $1 million Global Teacher Prize. In today’s article we hear more about the work he’s doing in his school to improve the lives of students, teachers and the wider community.
25 March 2019
A Maths and Science teacher who gives away 80 per cent of his monthly salary to help his community has been named winner of the US $1 million Global Teacher Prize for 2019.
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