05 February 2019
After surveying staff to assess where their strengths and areas for improvement lie, Principal Daryll Kinnane of Maningrida College in the Northern Territory began working on the next steps for growing the college as a Professional Learning Community (PLC).
17 January 2019
Principal Kerrie Russell explains why Professional Learning Communities with a particular focus on feedback were implemented at Alice Springs School of the Air, and how they could be set up with a small team of teaching staff.
16 January 2019
In his latest Teacher video Greg Whitby speaks to Katherine Stennett about how learning at Mother Teresa Primary is driven by students and their interests, and how staff work together to develop units of work based on this approach.
22 November 2018
At Bradshaw Primary School in the Northern Territory, the use of Professional Learning Communities has included implementing Collaborative Learning Teams (CLTs) in order to improve the reading results of students.
16 October 2018
In today’s Q&A, we speak with Dr Drew Miller, a senior lecturer from the University of Newcastle, about what Randomised Controlled Trials involve and how this research method can be beneficial to both the school and educational research communities.
24 May 2018
ACER’s Research Conference brings together leading education researchers from Australia and overseas. In today’s article, Professor Geoff Masters AO discusses the aims of the conference and this year’s theme – ‘Teaching practices that make a difference: Insights from research’.
09 May 2018
In this program, a group of experienced primary school teachers have become practitioner researchers, focusing on strengthening their practice and improving outcomes for students. Program facilitators Dr Hilary Emery and Dr Neil Saunders share their experience of working with these teachers.
08 May 2018
Staff at a school in a bushfire-sensitive area have teamed up with their local fire service to deliver a project encouraging students to find new ways to prepare for a natural disaster. Here, we speak to the Assistant Principal about the success of the program.
26 February 2018
Maintaining strong links between families and schools is important to staff at Westgarth Primary School in Melbourne, which is why they work collaboratively with parents and carers to share the latest evidenced-based approaches to teaching and learning.
09 February 2018
In this case study, educators from New South Wales outline the development of a teacher professional learning program, run in tandem with a whole school focus on project-based learning.