15 November 2018
At Warrigal Road State School in Brisbane, the focus on inquiry learning in Science was an identified area of improvement. Lead Science teacher Brett Crawford explains what Science education was like before he began mentoring teachers, and shares details of a couple of his budget-friendly experiments.
20 August 2018
In his new Teacher column, OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher outlines several strategies for elevating the teaching profession, including strengthening professional autonomy, trust and the collaborative culture.
14 May 2018
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.
06 February 2017
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.
29 November 2016
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.
10 October 2016
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.
08 September 2016
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.
07 September 2016
Professor Nan Bahr uses the works of Dr Seuss as a guide through two important personal attributes for teachers. Part 1 explores humour.
29 February 2016
For Nature Pedagogue Claire Warden, outdoor learning is about giving children an opportunity to learn in and with the natural world.
08 February 2016
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.