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.
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.
05 December 2018
Stress, school or study problems and mental health are the top three personal concerns for Australian teenagers according to new survey data.
23 November 2018
A recent survey asked for people’s views on education in Australia and how they thought it was preparing students for the future workplace. In this infographic, we look at the responses to some of the survey questions.
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.
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.
31 July 2018
Student expectations of their future in education are shifting, a report released today has found. The report – which analyses PISA results from 2003 to 2015 – has shown an overall decline in the proportion expecting to go on to tertiary education.
28 June 2018
Participants in a school-based mentoring program, along with the program coordinator, join Teacher for this podcast to explain why partnering students with an adult mentor can encourage a higher level of engagement in school.
21 June 2018
Students from two Australian secondary schools have received international recognition for their problem solving skills in the International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IMMC), which asked them to produce an original mathematical model to solve a real-world problem.
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