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.
25 September 2019
Learning Walks and Talks are most effective when they occur daily. But, given schools are such busy places, how likely is it that this could actually happen? Dr Lyn Sharratt discusses her approach in today’s video.
23 September 2019
The Executive Principal of Hillvue Public School implemented multiple school improvement initiatives to improve student engagement at the school. In this article, he shares some successful strategies he implemented.
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.
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.
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.
27 August 2019
To provide staff the opportunity to give and receive feedback, this Principal set out to develop close networks with other schools to increase staff interaction with their peers. As a result, student engagement and teacher confidence have improved.
15 August 2019
Over 60 primary educators from schools across New South Wales have attended a day of hands-on workshops, interactive discussions, professional panels and practical applications of the NSW Curriculum for Digital Technologies.
25 July 2019
At a school with high mobility of staff and students, building a whole-school culture of consensus and commitment is crucial. During her three years as principal at Batchelor Area School in the Northern Territory, Robyn Thorpe strived to achieve just this.
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