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Teacher survey: Podcasts, leadership and wellbeing
Teacher survey: Podcasts, leadership and wellbeing

Our annual reader survey has concluded for another year. In this article, we share some of the topics you’d like to see more of in the future, how you’re using Teacher to improve your practice, and we announce the winner of the $500 VISA Gift Card prize.

Extending students in STEM through game development
Extending students in STEM through game development

Since 2014, ACER’s STEM Video Game Challenge has invited students to design and build their own video game. In this article, we share the winning games of the 2022 challenge, and former challenge winners share the impact their experience has had on their post-school journey.

Researching education: 5 further readings on children and young people’s physical activity
Researching education: 5 further readings on children and young people’s physical activity

Australia is falling behind when it comes to children’s physical activity, with new challenges for schools brought to the fore through the COVID-19 pandemic. In this article, we outline 5 further readings which explore children and young people’s physical activity in Australia.

The state of out-of-field teaching
The state of out-of-field teaching

While schools across the country are grappling with critical teacher shortages, it’s certainly no surprise to hear that out-of-field teaching is occurring. A new Deakin University report which was co-written by ACER and Griffith University, looks at the issue of out-of-field teaching and proposes 46 recommendations.

The impacts of school closures on disadvantaged students’ attendance
The impacts of school closures on disadvantaged students’ attendance

School closures have undoubtedly affected all students. However, some impacts have been more pronounced for students experiencing disadvantage. A recent study looks at the unequal impacts of COVID-19 school closures on the attendance rates of high-SES and low-SES secondary students in a quasi-experimental analysis.

Mathematics teacher Holly Millican recognised with national award
Mathematics teacher Holly Millican recognised with national award

Last month, Holly Millican (a familiar face on Teacher’s YouTube channel) received an Early Career Teacher award. In this article, we find out about the initiatives Millican has been involved in at her school to increase student engagement in learning, which has seen her be recognised nationally.

Q&A: Meeting learner needs by reimagining classroom assessment and feedback
Q&A: Meeting learner needs by reimagining classroom assessment and feedback

ACER’s Research Conference 2022 has kicked off today. This afternoon, ACER Research Fellow Dr Fabienne van der Kleij delivered her presentation ‘Reimagining classroom assessment and feedback to meet learner needs’. In this Q&A, she expands on what was covered in her presentation.

Reader survey: An opportunity to share your feedback with us
Reader survey: An opportunity to share your feedback with us

We’re thrilled to announce our annual reader survey opens today. By sharing your feedback on Teacher, you could win a $500 VISA prepaid gift card. We can’t wait to hear from you.

Researching education: 5 further readings on consent education
Researching education: 5 further readings on consent education

Research shows that pragmatic and evidence-based consent education in schools can have both immediate and lasting effects in reducing gender-based violence. In this article, we outline 5 further readings which explore consent education in Australia.

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