Assumption College in Kilmore has been implementing a curriculum reform initiative called ‘myMAP’ for the beginning of the 2020 school year. In today’s Q&A, Vaughan Cleary, Deputy Principal of Learning and Teaching, explains how it works in practice and supports students on their individual learning journeys.
Can student voice offer insights into how schools can improve reading achievement? A new Australian study examining the link between secondary students’ attitudes towards school and reading performance has found that experiencing bullying has a strong relationship with how students perform on the NAPLAN reading assessment.
Today’s article takes a look at some of the resources to help school communities and educators support students, parents and colleagues affected by the bushfire crisis, practical advice for the classroom and things to look out for.
Teacher takes a sneak peek at the new book from Helen Timperley, Fiona Ell, Deidre Le Fevre and Kaye Twyford. In this extract from Leading Professional Learning: Practical strategies for impact in schools, the authors discuss how leaders can support others to take risks.
What is the spiral of inquiry? What happens in each of the six stages? And, how can this approach to professional learning be used to support the complex work of leaders and teachers, and improve student learning?
At Brisbane Grammar School, all teachers develop and implement Teaching Development Plans. The plans are individual and reflect the goals that a teacher may have for the development of their practice within a broad area of focus identified as a school-level strategic priority.
Scoresby Secondary College is on a mission to improve instructional practice by embedding student voice in the school’s improvement cycle. In today’s podcast, we’re joined by Murray Cronin, who discusses how the school has engaged students in its decision making and improvement-related processes.
What are the protocols for Learning Walks and Talks? This question was posed to Dr Lyn Sharratt during the podcast recording of Teacher Talks, in front of a live audience of teachers and school leaders in Melbourne.
How can schools best work with parents to support students and improve their learning? Dr Tanya Vaughan and Susannah Schoeffel explore two evidence-based recommendations from a new guidance report for Australian practitioners, and share practical examples of action.
The latest cycle of the OECD’s Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS 2018) asked educators around the world about teaching practices they use that are related to equity and diversity.