12 September 2018
Butler College is a large school in the northern suburbs of Perth that was constructed with a purpose-built high needs education support facility on campus. In today’s article we find out about the features that are designed to make its buildings inclusive spaces for all students.
10 September 2018
Australian students are more motivated to succeed at school than their OECD peers, but results from a new report released by the Australian Council for Educational Research show high levels of motivation do not necessarily correspond to high performance.
03 September 2018
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.
31 August 2018
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.
29 August 2018
From a technical school of the future in Denmark to a building that reimagines school architecture in India – the 12 shortlisted designs up for this year’s World Architecture Festival (WAF) award in the ‘Education - Future Project’ category have the potential to redefine how students learn.
28 August 2018
From a six-storey vertical school in the heart of Melbourne to a converted dumpsite in rural Morocco – the 10 shortlisted school designs up for this year’s World Architecture Festival (WAF) award have a whole host of unique features that make them stand out above the rest. Here’s a snapshot of the shortlisted projects.
27 August 2018
Much discussion of evidence-based teaching is based on a narrow definition that would benefit from a broader recognition of the role of evidence in teaching and learning, Professor Geoff Masters AO writes in his latest Teacher column.
21 August 2018
While low levels of physical activity among children and adolescents remain a concern in Australia, student engagement in the maths classroom also requires attention. One pilot program in New South Wales sought to tackle both issues simultaneously.
20 August 2018
In his new Teacher column, OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher outlines several strategies for elevating the teaching profession, including strengthening professional autonomy, trust and the collaborative culture.
16 August 2018
This year’s International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IMMC) required students to measure and choose the ‘best hospital’. Here, Ross Turner explores how teams from Australia approached the task.