10 December 2018
In the third article in a series related to ACER’s Communication Student Learning Progress project, Dr Hilary Hollingsworth and Jonathan Heard highlight some of the observations that they’ve made in their early analysis of teacher comments on school reports.
07 December 2018
Schoolwork-related anxiety and test anxiety have a negative impact on student academic performance and wellbeing. The 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) surveyed 15-year-olds about schoolwork-related anxiety.
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.
28 November 2018
Dr Carol Newall from Macquarie University joins Teacher to talk about her latest study, which investigates how a child’s gender impacts an adult's perception of their ability and their enjoyment of Science.
27 November 2018
Australian high school students experience higher levels of schoolwork-related anxiety than their OECD peers, according to a new report released by the Australian Council for Educational Research.
14 November 2018
Which occupation is most similar to a teacher in terms of status? Do students respect teachers? How many hours do teachers work? And, how much should they be paid? These are some of the questions posed to more than 35 000 people around the world.
08 November 2018
What are the most effective ways to improve student learning with a teaching assistant? In today’s article, Associate Director at Evidence for Learning Dr Tanya Vaughan explores this question.
05 November 2018
Dr Sue Thomson addresses three broad areas that may hold females back from participation in STEM subjects in school and in entering these careers, providing teachers with the knowledge to address the underlying issues.
18 October 2018
What are some practical strategies teachers could use in the classroom to assist students with ADHD? Dr Emma Sciberras from Deakin University joins Teacher to discuss her research on children with ADHD and their behaviour, learning and day-to-day living.
08 October 2018
In today’s Q&A we chat to Dr Jo Peryman and Dr Janneke Blijlevens from RMIT University about the creation and testing of Sans Forgetica – a new font designed to help students remember key information.