21 January 2019
Professor Nan Bahr thinks there’s a lot that educators can learn from Winnie the Pooh and his mates. Here, she reflects on the journey of Piglet to illustrate why we need to turn our considerations for teaching upside down to enable us to better address the needs of learners for lifelong resilience and success.
14 January 2019
Geography educator Susan Caldis is about to embark on the professional learning opportunity of a lifetime, travelling to Singapore to take part in the 2019 Outstanding Educator In Residence program.
09 January 2019
Dr Brendon Hyndman from Charles Sturt University shares his latest research into how mobile school playground facilities can enhance students' creativity by increasing the number of play options and variables available during outdoor learning.
08 January 2019
Teachers in South Australia have worked with education researchers to develop tailored anti-bullying intervention programs and resources for early years students.
11 December 2018
A three-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Ruben is enriching the experience of school for many students at Quakers Hill High School. In today’s article, Ruben’s owner, Special Education Teacher Margie Beange, shares their story.
10 December 2018
In the third article in a series related to ACER’s Communication Student Learning Progress project, Dr Hilary Hollingsworth and Jonathan Heard highlight some of the observations that they’ve made in their early analysis of teacher comments on school reports.
27 November 2018
Australian high school students experience higher levels of schoolwork-related anxiety than their OECD peers, according to a new report released by the Australian Council for Educational Research.
26 November 2018
Dr Lyn Sharratt explores three practical learning, teaching and leading approaches – writing to improve critical literacy skills, bump-it-up walls, and collaborative assessment of student work – that each support teachers’ focus on creating critically literate graduates.
21 November 2018
For teachers and students at St Columban’s College, digital citizenship isn’t a one-off lesson or a bolt-on program delivered at a set time of the year. It’s at the heart of the curriculum, in all subjects and across all year levels.
19 November 2018
‘A quality education always starts with a great teacher’. In her final column of the year, Julia Gillard shares details of some of the programs aimed at improving the recruitment, training and support of teachers in developing nations.