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School Improvement Episode 1: Karen Endicott
School Improvement Episode 1: Karen Endicott

In the first episode of Teacher’s podcast series on school improvement, we speak to Karen Endicott, principal of Sarah Redfern High School in New South Wales, about her school improvement journey.

The art of conversation?
The art of conversation?

In schools across Australia there are educators avoiding having difficult conversations with their colleagues. Debra Ferguson offers some tips on how to get those conversations started.

Legal matters: Intervention orders
Legal matters: Intervention orders

Staff at one Victorian school told Teacher they would like to know more about intervention orders, so we asked two lawyers from the state give a brief overview.

Australian perception of school teaching

A recent survey indicated that school teaching is viewed as an honest and ethical profession by a large percentage of Australians. See where school teachers rank amongst other professions in this infographic.

Beyond the gates
Beyond the gates

A successful program supporting remote Indigenous students in the Northern Territory has proved that tapping into resources and support outside the school gates can improve student outcomes.

Finding time for teachers

The life of a teacher can be hectic, so what can you do to free up time for development? Take a look at this infographic.

Teacher review – laptop risers
Teacher review – laptop risers

With technology prevalent in society, we need to look closely at the physical aspects of how to use it safely and welcome new accessories into learning spaces. Here, Christine Haynes reviews the laptop riser.

Stop and smell the roses
Stop and smell the roses

Rapid change takes its toll on teachers and school leaders. All the more reason, says Robyn Collins, to address your own wellbeing, not least to ensure your longevity and sustainability in your challenging role.

Sweet emotion
Sweet emotion

A school is made up of its people, and people are not always rational beings. Gerard Ferrara explains the importance of emotional intelligence.

Self esteem: Caution – do not over-inflate
Self esteem: Caution – do not over-inflate

If we over-inflate our students’ self-esteem, we run the risk that the air will quickly come out of the balloon when they hit the wide world, says Stephen Dinham.