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Q&A: A sustainable program targeting teachers
Q&A: A sustainable program targeting teachers

Tara.Ed is an Australian NGO that aims to promote sustainable, quality education in rural and remote parts of India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan through teacher training and capacity building. Here, we talk to founder Jennifer Star about the organisation’s focus on empowering educators.

Debunking education myths
Debunking education myths

In his first Teacher column of 2017, OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher debunks some of the myths about what makes a successful education system.

20-year slide in maths and science learning
20-year slide in maths and science learning

With the release of results from the four-yearly Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), Geoff Masters discusses what it will take to lift levels of mathematics and science learning in Australian schools.

Technology reform full of good ideas, poorly executed
Technology reform full of good ideas, poorly executed

Andreas Schleicher says the road to education technology reform is littered with good ideas that are poorly executed, and explains why educators need to be involved in innovation.

Dr Seuss and quality teaching Part 2: ‘There is fun to be done!’
Dr Seuss and quality teaching Part 2: ‘There is fun to be done!’

Professor Nan Bahr returns to her complete set of 40th anniversary Dr Seuss books to consider the qualities of quality teaching. Part two explores enthusiasm.

Dr Seuss and quality teaching Part 1: ‘Today you are you’
Dr Seuss and quality teaching Part 1: ‘Today you are you’

Professor Nan Bahr uses the works of Dr Seuss as a guide through two important personal attributes for teachers. Part 1 explores humour.

Nature Pedagogy - inside, outside and beyond
Nature Pedagogy - inside, outside and beyond

For Nature Pedagogue Claire Warden, outdoor learning is about giving children an opportunity to learn in and with the natural world.

Developing a nation of innovative thinkers
Developing a nation of innovative thinkers

By including programming in the curriculum, should the aim be to produce a nation of coders? Not so, according to Code Club Australia's Kelly Tagalan.

Taking ICT literacy to the next level
Taking ICT literacy to the next level

What do the results from the latest NAP-ICT assessment mean in terms of student skills and competencies?

Teaching methods: Team Teaching Part 2
Teaching methods: Team Teaching Part 2

Dr Stephen Keast and Dr Bec Cooper share some tips for those interested in adopting the team teaching approach and pitfalls to watch out for.