Video gaming and non-academic internet use can improve student achievement, but moderation and timing are key, according to a new Australian study by researchers from the University of Southern Queensland and UNSW Sydney.
Leaders and teachers moved swiftly to ensure continuity of children’s learning during the COVID pandemic, and parents and carers in Australia certainly appreciated their efforts, with a new survey showing high levels of satisfaction with how schools adapted.
What do you understand by the term ‘leadership’? Who do you consider to be a good leader and what are the attributes that make them so? Researchers asked Middle Years school students in Australia these questions. Find out what they said in today’s article.
Large scale research into school break times suggests relatively simple changes to daily routines could drastically reduce teachers’ exposure to UV radiation and risk of skin cancer. Ben Dexter tells Teacher more about the findings.
We’re at the end of another year and what a year it’s been for everyone. We’ve spoken to some amazing educators and experts during 2020, so in this special episode, the Teacher team are looking back at some of our personal podcast highlights.
Andreas Schleicher – Director for Education and Skills at the OECD and long-time Teacher columnist – joins us from Paris for this episode to give his take on all things 2020, talk about the longer term impacts of the school shutdowns and share how different education systems have responded to the pandemic restrictions.
What do you need information on? Strategies for implementing school improvement? Resources for building cultural responsiveness? Ideas for online excursions? The eighth Teacher alphabet brings you quick links to popular content that you might find useful.
To assess student access to remote learning during school closures due to COVID-19, UNICEF collected data about broadcast (television and radio) and digital (internet-based) instruction policies from more than 100 ministries of education around the world. Today’s infographic shares some of the findings.
In this episode of The Research Files we talk to Dr Katherine Dix about the importance of school libraries, some of the different models being used by schools, and the connection between the value leaders place on their library and its representation on the school website.
In this episode of our Teaching Methods series we talk to Maura Manning, Director of Learning at the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, about the blended learning model at School of Now – what it means for teachers and teaching, the focus on equity of access, and how students are supported in their learning.