19 September 2019
Scotland has implemented a new approach to assessing children’s progress with the launch of an online national assessment tool that places teacher professional judgement at the centre. We find out what this means for educators in this episode of Global Education.
12 September 2019
Research shows that outstanding schools place a priority on attracting, retaining and developing the best possible teachers. Julie Sonnemann, School Education Fellow at the Grattan Institute shares some of her latest research in this area.
05 September 2019
In the first episode of Teacher Talks, Dr Lyn Sharratt sits down with Rebecca Vukovic to discuss a powerful school leadership approach, Learning Walks and Talks, in front of a live audience of teachers and school leaders in Melbourne.
04 September 2019
Teachers looking for culturally diverse Australian children’s books can search a new, free database, compiled by volunteers at the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature. The searchable fields include Australian Curriculum and Early Years Learning Framework codes.
03 September 2019
What do you need information on? Effective classroom questioning techniques? How to build a reading culture at your school? Inclusive transition programs? Building staff expertise? The sixth Teacher alphabet brings you quick links to popular content that you might find useful.
02 September 2019
Julia Atkin discusses how a teacher’s perception of their own role can influence their design approach when it comes to creating learning environments which shift from a teacher-centric classroom to a learner-centric space.
29 August 2019
Rob Proffitt-White shares his experiences working on a large-scale, research informed professional development project and the conditions necessary to scale it up to involve a large number of schools and teachers.
13 August 2019
Dr Tanya Vaughan and Susannah Schoeffel from Evidence for Learning draw on the latest Guidance Report, Making best use of Teaching Assistants, to outline some practical suggestions to help teachers and school leaders apply evidence-based practices to their schools and classrooms.
05 August 2019
Emeritus Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of New South Wales, John Sweller, has spent decades researching cognitive load theory, and says there are a large number of instructional procedures teachers can employ to lessen extraneous cognitive load.
29 July 2019
Why should cognitive load theory be of interest and importance to K-12 teachers? Emeritus Professor John Sweller has been fundamental to the formulation of cognitive load theory, and in this Q&A he outlines the essential components of cognitive load theory for educators.
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