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.
13 November 2018
The Arts are a required element of teaching K-2 in Australia and coexist with learning in the early years classroom. In today’s reader submission, Karen Watson and David Roy explore how they can be implemented in practice.
12 November 2018
In his final Teacher column of the year, OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher argues the biggest risk to schooling today isn’t its inefficiency, but that our way of schooling is losing its purpose and relevance.
08 November 2018
What are the most effective ways to improve student learning with a teaching assistant? In today’s article, Associate Director at Evidence for Learning Dr Tanya Vaughan explores this question.
05 November 2018
Dr Sue Thomson addresses three broad areas that may hold females back from participation in STEM subjects in school and in entering these careers, providing teachers with the knowledge to address the underlying issues.