07 June 2019
New research from the UK has explored the impact of extra careers talks by employers on secondary students' motivation to study, achievement, and their career plans and anticipated pathways. The findings were released this week. Take a look at today’s infographic to learn more.
31 May 2019
We delve into recent mental health research in today’s episode of Teacher Staffroom, with quite a few recent studies pointing to the impact of mental health in a school setting.
23 May 2019
New research in New Zealand has shed light on the benefits of long-term integration of game-based learning practices in primary and secondary classes. Senior Researcher Rachel Bolstad shares more.
16 May 2019
Tasmanian educator Steve Harrison discusses the hands-on skills that students are learning through the vocational training offered at his school, as well as the broader ‘soft skills’ that they could apply to any future employment opportunities.
14 May 2019
Determined to lift the literacy and numeracy results of students at her school, special education teacher Jessica Colleu Terradas and her colleagues developed an intensive, individual instruction program for lower performing students.
08 May 2019
A series of cyber security challenges are being taught to students in Years 7-10 across Australia. Here, Academic Director of the Australian Computing Academy James Curran discusses what’s involved in the first challenge.
06 May 2019
Why do some children learn to read without explicit teaching? Dr Jennifer Buckingham and Professor Anne Castles explore in today’s reader submission.
01 May 2019
What are the enablers and challenges for high school teachers using a project-based learning approach in the classroom? In today’s reader submission, learning designer and educator Lisa Aitken shares findings from her research in New South Wales schools.
11 April 2019
A workplace placement program targeting Indigenous senior secondary students has helped improve school engagement and attendance. In this article, we look at a school which has all of their senior Indigenous students enrolled and how it’s having a positive effect school-wide.
06 March 2019
Educating students about unlocking opportunities in meaningful STEM employment has helped transform STEM enrolment rates and has landed Dr Scott Sleap the 2018 Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools.
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