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Teacher's bookshelf: Self-reflection and personal development
Teacher's bookshelf: Self-reflection and personal development

Susan Caldis gives us the lowdown on a book designed to encourage critical self-reflection and personal development.

Building communication skills in Drama
Building communication skills in Drama

In the Drama classroom, this educator uses real-life situations such as mock job interviews to help build her students’ communication skills.

Collaboration in teaching writing skills
Collaboration in teaching writing skills

A focus on developing student writing skills shouldn't just be confined to the English classroom - this school is using a team teaching approach across three subject areas.

‘Big five' challenges in school education
‘Big five' challenges in school education

Real reform and significant progress in improving the quality and equity of Australian schooling depend on tackling our deepest and most stubborn educational challenges, writes Professor Geoff Masters AO.

Infographic: Student concerns prior to transition
Infographic: Student concerns prior to transition

What do students worry about before transitioning into secondary school? A new study, published in the Australian Journal of Education, provides some interesting insights.

Visual learning in English
Visual learning in English

‘Perhaps the greatest benefit of teaching and learning through pictures is two-fold: imaginations can be primed and personal responses can be triggered as the foundation of a full critical analysis.’

Schools and the fight against piracy
Schools and the fight against piracy

An independent study shows 26 per cent of Australians aged 12 to 17 participate in some form of piracy activity.

School Improvement Episode 6: Targeted teaching with Peter Goss
School Improvement Episode 6: Targeted teaching with Peter Goss

Teacher chats to Dr Peter Goss about a research paper highlighting schools and education systems that are starting to do targeted teaching in a more systematic way.

Sharing the written word
Sharing the written word

Engaging in discussion about books was something this educator believed would be of benefit to her extension literacy students. So, she began an online shared reading space.

Mathematical investigations: Refining and defining a task
Mathematical investigations: Refining and defining a task

When connecting maths to the real world, how do you move from a chosen theme or context into something achievable for you and your learners? Dave Tout discusses.