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Great tech can't replace poor teaching
Great tech can't replace poor teaching

Investing heavily in ICT for education doesn't lead to appreciable improvements in student achievement in reading, maths or science, according to a new OECD study.

Teaching and using decodable text
Teaching and using decodable text

Maureen Pollard – literacy consultant, educator and author of the Little Learners Love Literacy series – sits down with Teacher for a Q&A on decodable text.

Raising the professional status of teaching
Raising the professional status of teaching

One of the biggest challenges we face in school education is to raise the status of teaching as a career choice, to attract more able people into teaching and to develop teaching as a knowledge-based profession, writes Professor Geoff Masters AO.

10 must-reads: Positive Education
10 must-reads: Positive Education

Access 20 per cent off selected titles by visiting one of ACER's Bookshops over the next two months and greeting staff with: 'I'm a Teacher reader!'

iPad learning journals enhance skills
iPad learning journals enhance skills

How iPad learning journals and success criteria are helping students at this school improve their skills.

Teaching thinking skills in schools
Teaching thinking skills in schools

Melissa Hughes discusses the development of critical thinking skills in a changing landscape.

School excursion support for students with autism
School excursion support for students with autism

For youngsters with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), an excursion can be a real challenge. Find out about a project offering support for students and their teachers.

Teacher readers share their advice
Teacher readers share their advice

‘Be innovative’, ‘Look after your mental health’. Our survey asked Teacher readers to share advice. Here are some of their tips.

Global Education Episode 4: John Burns on creating a school Twitter presence
Global Education Episode 4: John Burns on creating a school Twitter presence

Teacher chats to John Burns in China about creating a school social media presence and showcasing teaching and learning via Twitter.

Engaging students through a conversational writing style
Engaging students through a conversational writing style

Does adopting a formal or a conversational style in learning materials affect learning processes and outcomes? Three academics discuss.