Many of you will be familiar with the concept of buddy programs, designed to support children who are navigating the intimidating step of starting a new school. However, it’s not only students who experience these challenges. For over 5 years, Beaumaris North Primary School have been running a buddy program for new Prep parents to help them find their feet in a new environment.
The newly-released Education at a Glance 2022: OECD Indicators reports on the state of education in OECD and partner countries. In this infographic, we take a look at the duration (in years) of initial teacher education for teachers in public institutions around the world.
In this episode of our podcast series School Assembly, we speak with Principal Ray Boyd and Associate Principal Rachael Lehr about all things ‘planning’ in the lead up to the opening of Dayton Primary School in Western Australia next year.
In this Q&A, Margaret Horton, Senior Vice Principal at Methodist Ladies College, shares how the school has developed a culture of wellbeing which has raised EAP utilisation rates well above the industry standard.
A new report from the Australian Human Rights Commission details the findings of a project exploring children and young people’s experiences of COVID-19. In this infographic, we explore some of the findings related to remote learning, wellbeing support from schools, and where children seek support for their mental health.
Quality improvement in early childhood education and care (ECEC) starts with robust data collection. But how data is analysed and utilised in education is crucial to achieving meaningful improvement through evidence-based practice. In this article, we outline 5 further readings which explore data and improvement in Australian ECEC settings, and offer strategies for effective and informed teaching.
Public speaking is a daunting prospect for many students. Loreto Normanhurst in New South Wales has developed a Year 9 unit which supports students to research and confidently deliver a speech on a topic they are passionate about.
In this special episode of The Research Files, Teacher magazine’s Dominique Russell and Zoe Kaskamanidis take a look back on last month’s Research Conference, sharing and discussing some highlight sessions.
Participation in physical activity is important for all students. However, traditional team sports at school aren’t for everyone. In this article, we speak to teacher Travis McKenzie, who has offered students the opportunity find their passion in physical activity through his program, Swords Club.
In this second episode of our new podcast series School Assembly, we speak with Principal Ray Boyd and Associate Principal Rachael Lehr about setting short- and long-term goals in the lead up to the opening of Dayton Primary School in Western Australia next year.