14 October 2019
How can schools best work with parents to support students and improve their learning? Dr Tanya Vaughan and Susannah Schoeffel explore two evidence-based recommendations from a new guidance report for Australian practitioners, and share practical examples of action.
17 September 2019
At a primary school in Melbourne, students learn the skills of engineering by building their own solar powered vehicles, a task which culminates in a race to see which vehicle runs the fastest. We speak to the Assistant Principal about how it’s enhancing student learning.
06 August 2019
Preparing students for life and the workforce includes equipping them with skills such as problem solving, collaboration, critical thinking and creative thinking. But, how do these capabilities develop over time and what do they look like in terms of teaching and assessment?
01 August 2019
In today’s article, we find out how leaders and teachers at a Canberra primary school are using a range of data to identify and meet the needs of children from preschool – to great effect.
24 June 2019
What are some pressing issues that educators are likely to face over the next decade? In 10 years, what will classrooms look like? And, what role will artificial intelligence have in changing the ways schools operate? Professor Neil Selwyn shares his insights.
13 June 2019
In today’s Global Education podcast, Dr Avivit Cherrington from Nelson Mandela University in South Africa discusses how children experience hope from an Afro-centric worldview.
18 April 2019
Boys remain less likely to be developmentally ready for school than girls, the latest results of the Australian Early Development Census show.
07 March 2019
In the latest Teacher podcast, we catch up with Dylan Wiliam to talk about effective questioning in the classroom, including the benefits of a no hands up policy, a classroom display called ‘the parking lot’, and planning your lesson around hinge questions.
14 February 2019
Tom Bentley, Executive Director for Policy and Impact at RMIT University, reviews A Commitment to Growth: Essays in Education, by Professor Geoff Masters AO.
22 January 2019
Students in Year 6 and Year 10, from a sample of schools in Australia, have been assessed on their ICT literacy abilities. The results have recently been released and show that females significantly outperformed males.
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