16 October 2019
How can educators teach and assess the General Capabilities – skills like critical thinking, creative thinking, collaboration, and problem solving? In today’s podcast, Dr Claire Scoular discusses an assessment framework she’s developed for measuring and monitoring these skills in the classroom.
26 August 2019
We share highlights from the ‘In Conversation’ session at Research Conference 2019 between ACER CEO Professor Geoff Masters AO and Professor Neil Selwyn on preparing students for life in the 21st Century.
22 August 2019
In today’s reader submission, primary school teacher Melissa Wray shares the findings of her small-scale research project investigating how primary teachers use picture story books, and how it has influenced her own classroom practice.
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.
12 July 2019
Once a fortnight Teacher ventures down to Room 3 – the basement library archives at the Australian Council for Educational Research – to bring you education quotes from yesteryear.
01 July 2019
‘The quality of an education system can never exceed the quality of its teachers.’ In his new column, OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher explores responses from TALIS 2018 where teachers around the globe share their views on the state of the teaching profession.
20 June 2019
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).
04 June 2019
Dr Jacqueline D’warte from Western Sydney University has been researching multilingualism in schools by actively involving teachers and students as co-researchers. Here, she shares their findings.
27 May 2019
Genazzano FCJ College’s Mary Jones shares her experience of being involved in a Data Collective with three other schools, and how the support of Lyn Sharratt has helped to strengthen staff use of data to drive learning and teaching.
29 March 2019
Teacher Staffroom is an opportunity to change the pace a little, and really take some time out with your colleagues to discuss what implications the content we’ve covered recently could have for your own school setting.
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