20 January 2020
At this New South Wales secondary school for boys, a student survey revealed many students say they do not like reading because ‘reading is something girls do’. We speak to the Head of Library at St Joseph’s College to see how she changed these attitudes and increased reading engagement.
11 December 2019
In his final Teacher column of the year Andreas Schleicher, OECD Director for Education and Skills, shares his key takeaways from this month’s Forum for World Education in Paris.
14 October 2019
How can schools best work with parents to support students and improve their learning? Dr Tanya Vaughan and Susannah Schoeffel explore two evidence-based recommendations from a new guidance report for Australian practitioners, and share practical examples of action.
03 October 2019
An educator can have an important role in identifying and managing student anxiety. Dr Rowena Conroy, a clinical psychologist, joins us for this podcast to give some practical tips on how educators can assist students experiencing anxiety.
30 September 2019
'While people have different views on the role that digital technology can and should play in schools, we cannot ignore how digital tools have so fundamentally transformed the world outside of school,' OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher writes in his new column.
16 September 2019
In this edited version of her presentation at ACER’s Research Conference Dr Sue Thomson looks at the assessment of social and emotional skills in an increasingly fast-changing and diverse world.
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.
21 May 2019
A year on from his professional learning experience at Harvard University, Hamish Woudsma shares which elements of the course he’s been able to embed into the teaching and learning at his school.
23 January 2019
In this extract from Rethinking Homework: Best Practices That Support Diverse Needs, US education professor Cathy Vatterott discusses the importance of making tasks relevant and giving students more control over their learning.
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