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Designing a whole-school literacy program
Designing a whole-school literacy program

One educator discusses the process he undertook when tasked with the job of revamping his school's literacy program.

Motivation and engagement: every minute of every day matters
Motivation and engagement: every minute of every day matters

How much does student motivation and engagement change over the course of a day, a week, and a month at school? How much does motivation and engagement vary from student to student?

Sources of teacher stress
Sources of teacher stress

What are the common sources of stress for secondary teachers? This research uncovers three central themes, and compares data from Australia and Hong Kong.

Engaging students through a conversational writing style
Engaging students through a conversational writing style

Does adopting a formal or a conversational style in learning materials affect learning processes and outcomes? Three academics discuss.

Peer mentoring for STEM students
Peer mentoring for STEM students

Students say a peer mentoring program linking their school with a local university has helped make science learning more relevant to the real world.

Sharing your work – getting published
Sharing your work – getting published

Teacher contributor Hedley Willsea offers his tips on how fellow educators can share their work with the wider community by getting published.

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.’

Creating a positive school culture
Creating a positive school culture

Teacher chats to the principal of a school that has experienced a remarkable improvement in graduation numbers, due to sustained change in the school culture.

Creating a positive school culture
Creating a positive school culture

This reader submission focuses on the principal of a school that has experienced a remarkable improvement in graduation numbers, due to sustained change in the school culture.

Professional learning – reflections from a trip to Finland
Professional learning – reflections from a trip to Finland

Two educators recently embarked on a professional learning journey to Finland. Here, they reflect on the lessons they learned from the Finnish system.