Results from PISA 2022 have been released and the data show Australian student performance in maths and reading has been holding steady since 2015, and in science since 2018. However, when looking at the past 20 years, performance has dropped significantly across the board.
What do you need information on? Technology in the classroom? Inclusivity? Making the most of your planning time? Music education? The 12th Teacher alphabet brings you quick links to popular content that you might find useful. Download the PDF for a hyperlinked version.
Our ninth annual reader survey recently concluded and many of you took the opportunity to let us know you’d like more support on managing teacher workload. You also shared some advice to your fellow educators on this very topic. In this infographic, we share some of those words of wisdom.
It’s estimated that almost 27% of those at school aged 15-19 participated in VET in Schools in 2022. In this infographic, we share the top 5 training packages in the 2022 school year.
The Attitudes towards education in Australia report from Australian National University includes data on public confidence in different institutions. Confidence in all institutions has declined since the height of the pandemic, with schools one of those to see a big dip. Find out more in this infographic.
On this World Teachers' Day, we shine a spotlight on the profession by sharing some quotes from recent release Teacher, Teacher: Stories of Inspirational Educators, published by Affirm Press and edited by Megan Daley.
It's well-known that women are underrepresented in participation in STEM education and the STEM workforce. The 2021 Youth in STEM study surveyed participants about their awareness and perception of STEM subjects and careers. As this infographic shows, the findings reveal age is important for girls when it comes to interest in studying engineering.
UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report for 2023 focuses on technology in education. According to the report’s Profiles Enhancing Education Reviews for 211 education systems, 51% have set ICT standards for teachers ‘in a competency framework, teacher training framework, development plan or strategy’. Here is an international snapshot for 2022.
A growing number of school leaders across Australia are reporting problems with unfilled teacher vacancies. The Australian Education Union’s annual ‘State of our Schools Survey’ includes a question for principals on teacher shortages. In the latest survey, 9 out of 10 principals reported experiencing a shortage of teachers in the last year – more than triple the rate in 2015. Find out more in this infographic.
Many students face personal challenges and hardship outside the school grounds, and this can have a negative impact on their health and education. Data published in 2023 explores 2021 Census data to give insight into the estimated number of people experiencing homelessness. Here, we share some of the data relating to those under the age of 18.