25 January 2019
Once a fortnight the Teacher team ventures down to Room 3 – the basement archives at the Australian Council for Educational Research – to bring you education quotes from some of our favourite historical titles.
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.
25 October 2018
In today’s photo story, Teacher visits Noble Park Primary School to take a tour of their expansive outdoor play and learning spaces with the help of Assistant Principal Susan Vissenjoux.
06 September 2018
For students from a migrant or refugee background moving to a new school often means learning a new language or joining outside of the normal transition period. Noble Park Primary School Principal David Rothstadt discusses how staff support new students and their families, and create a safe learning environment.
09 August 2018
Teacher magazine celebrates its 100th podcast by taking a closer look at some of our audio highlights over the last four years. Stay tuned for more from John Fleming, Dr Bill Rogers, and more.
09 November 2017
In this instalment of The Research Files we discuss student fitness and wellbeing, specifically, two simple exercise programs – the first is a new project aimed at improving adolescent health and wellbeing, and the second is being used by thousands of early years and primary students across the world.
06 September 2017
Thinking about how to engage, motivate and challenge students is all part of good lesson planning. Moving beyond the classroom, the same considerations can apply when creating and updating outdoor spaces for recreation and physical education.
22 August 2017
A school staffroom is the place in which educators spend the majority of their non-teaching school time. In today’s article, a West Australian principal shares why he believes a staffroom is important for improving staff wellbeing, and building a sense of community and connectedness.
21 June 2017
While parents and carers are largely responsible for laying the foundations of lifelong good health in their children, schools also have a unique opportunity to tackle obesity in childhood.
05 April 2017
In this extract from Early Childhood Playgrounds: Planning an outside learning environment, Prue Walsh discusses why outside play is important for children with special needs.