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Vision for 'research-rich' schools
Vision for 'research-rich' schools

A new report into the role of research in teaching and teacher education has set out a vision to develop research-rich schools and classrooms.

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.

Professional learning that informs classroom practice – that's a good idea
Professional learning that informs classroom practice – that's a good idea

Research shows that professional learning has a powerful effect on the skills and knowledge of teachers. The tricky question is how to measure the impact of that professional learning on classroom practice and, as a result, on student learning.

The Research Files Episode 1: Brendon Hyndman
The Research Files Episode 1: Brendon Hyndman

This month we find out how bringing everyday items like milk crates and hay bales into primary school playgrounds could boost student fitness.

Student attendance

Why is student attendance important? Take a look at this Teacher infographic.

Change your mind
Change your mind

Catherine Scott reports on research that shows people from any ability range or age group can increase their capacity to learn.

The Research Files Episode 2: Michelle Anderson and Emma Curtin
The Research Files Episode 2: Michelle Anderson and Emma Curtin

In Episode 2 of The Research Files, Teacher speaks to Dr Michelle Anderson and Dr Emma Curtin, co-authors of the LLEAP Survey Report 2013.

Txt Tlk is OK
Txt Tlk is OK

A new study has found 'text speak' does not have a negative impact on the development of children's grammar and spelling.