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Student curiosity – a taste for learning
Student curiosity – a taste for learning

In her first article, New South Wales teacher Michelle Lucas shared an approach to drive student agency and improve learning skills. In this final instalment, she discusses how student feedback has helped refine the model, its impact in the classroom, and a whole-school rollout.

TALIS 2018: Teachers applying knowledge and skill
TALIS 2018: Teachers applying knowledge and skill

Teachers and school leaders across the globe have shared their views on issues affecting their profession in the 2018 OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS).

Geography Q&A: An immersive experience
Geography Q&A: An immersive experience

In today’s Q&A Geography educator Susan Caldis discusses some of the things she learned throughout her time abroad, how she plans on sharing this information with the wider Geography community, and why she’d recommend an immersive experience to other educators.

The Research Files Episode 47: Gender bias in Science education
The Research Files Episode 47: Gender bias in Science education

Dr Carol Newall from Macquarie University joins Teacher to talk about her latest study, which investigates how a child’s gender impacts an adult's perception of their ability and their enjoyment of Science.

Beginner teachers: Induction and mentoring
Beginner teachers: Induction and mentoring

To explore the nature of quality induction and mentoring practices and develop cases of ‘good practice’, the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia conducted a research project. In today’s article Research Analyst Debra Panizzon shares some of the findings.

Sharing good practice: Gonski and assessment of student learning
Sharing good practice: Gonski and assessment of student learning

In a fortnightly series, Teacher has been taking a closer look at some of the Gonski recommendations and highlighting existing work happening in Australian schools. This final instalment focuses on assessment of student learning.

Sharing good practice: Gonski and professional collaboration
Sharing good practice: Gonski and professional collaboration

Chapter three of the Gonski report discusses the value of excellent teachers, the importance of upgrading their professional practice, and the need for expert educators ‘who foster the learning growth of their students through collaboration, mentoring and continuous learning’.

Distributive leadership – building capacity and community voice
Distributive leadership – building capacity and community voice

In this case study, educators at Queensland’s Bribie Island State School share details of a distributive leadership model that not only builds teacher leadership capacity but also increases community voice.

Science education – surviving the zombie apocalypse
Science education – surviving the zombie apocalypse

How can educators help to enhance students’ scientific literacy? A museum-based creative science education program may offer some answers.

Preschoolers and numeracy development
Preschoolers and numeracy development

In the second in a series of papers discussing neuroscience, psychology and research Dr Kate Reid explores preschool early numeracy development and how to help foster it.

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