15 November 2019
The newly established Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child will work on a world-first longitudinal study into the impact of digital technology on children. We speak to the lead researcher about why we need more research in this area.
14 November 2019
In this special podcast episode, we’re joined by both recipients of this year’s Prime Minister’s Prizes for Excellence in Science teaching. Both educators are remarkably dedicated to harnessing curiosity in Science with their students, and in this episode, expand on how they do this so successfully.
11 November 2019
Research from the University of Newcastle has shed light on how young people come up with answers to the question ‘what do you want to be when you grow up?’ and the implications for educators.
08 November 2019
Two new UK surveys shine a light on how many secondary school students have used a private tutor outside school, and how many primary and secondary teachers have carried out tutoring in their own time.
01 November 2019
In this monthly series, we take a look at some further readings available on a particular topic, including open access research papers from various online catalogues. This month’s theme is mobile devices in the classroom.
31 October 2019
In this episode of Teacher Staffroom, we shine a spotlight on the podcasts we’ve published this month because they’re packed with some really practical strategies that you could apply in your work in the classroom.
29 October 2019
When we think about encouraging risk-taking in the early years of schooling, what kinds of activities spring to mind? These researchers argue we need to broaden our view.
18 October 2019
The significant impact of music education on students has been recognised with the announcement of the four nominees in the running for the 2019 ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award. Here, we take a look at the work of each nominee.
16 October 2019
How can educators teach and assess the General Capabilities – skills like critical thinking, creative thinking, collaboration, and problem solving? In today’s podcast, Dr Claire Scoular discusses an assessment framework she’s developed for measuring and monitoring these skills in the classroom.
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.
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