23 July 2018
Discussions and debate around the education of refugee students can often focus on the challenges and difficulties. Finnish researcher Mervi Kaukko has come to Australia to explore the other side of the story – how are teachers helping students to be successful at school?
18 July 2018
The Cathy Freeman Foundation works closely with remote Indigenous communities with the aim of improving student engagement at school. One of the foundation’s programs focuses on improving student attendance and in today’s article, Cathy Freeman and a teacher involved tell us more.
12 July 2018
In this episode of The Research Files, we speak to Helen Egeberg about her latest research on what students believe to be effective classroom management, and what classroom teachers can take away from her findings.
20 June 2018
The Western Australian Government recently surveyed 1812 students across Years 3 to 12 on student engagement. In this infographic, we look at some of the results of this survey, particularly on student relationships with their teachers and classmates.
14 June 2018
Headteacher of Brimsdown Primary School in the UK, Dani Lang joins Teacher for this School Improvement podcast to talk about her school’s focus on staff wellbeing. Establishing the staff wellbeing team has been one of the factors in helping the school achieve a vast improvement in its Ofsted grade, and it has created a new harmony in the staffroom.
07 June 2018
The Western Australian Government recently surveyed 1812 students across Years 3 to 12 on student engagement. Here, we look at some of the results of this survey for students in Years 7 to 12.
28 May 2018
In an earlier Teacher article, Leanne Lester and Donna Cross discuss the need for schools to carry out regular reviews of pastoral care policies, program and practices. Here, they look in greater depth at Stage 2 – reviewing staff wellbeing.
07 May 2018
Students who have parents deployed to a war zone are more vulnerable to a range of psychological, emotional and social issues. A new report published in the Australian Journal of Education looks at the processes employed by schools to support these children.
01 May 2018
This school in Western Australia is focused on creating a culture of continuous learning for both staff and students. To ensure everyone is on board, they’ve captured student voice through an online survey. Here, we learn how they’re using the information they’ve captured to improve school culture, and structure their approach to teaching and learning.
19 April 2018
Dr Danny Steele, Principal of Thompson Sixth Grade Center in Alabama joins Teacher for this School Improvement podcast. He discusses the role of a principal in maintaining a positive school culture, and the importance of genuinely listening to parents.