Acceleration

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Podcast special: PISA 2022 results with Professor Geoff Masters
Podcast special: PISA 2022 results with Professor Geoff Masters

The PISA 2022 international results have just been announced. In this special episode we’re joined by Professor Geoff Masters, CEO of the Australian Council for Educational Research, to talk about Australia’s performance, what we could learn from top performer Singapore, and some of the education reforms taking place in other parts of the world.

Teacher Awards 2023: Leadership Award for Driving School Improvement
Teacher Awards 2023: Leadership Award for Driving School Improvement

In today’s article, we speak with the winner of the Teacher Awards’ Leadership Award for Driving School Improvement, Melissa Shepherd from Laura State School in far-north Queensland, about how she is committed to improving outcomes for all students.

Teacher Awards 2023: Improving student learning and progress
Teacher Awards 2023: Improving student learning and progress

The winners of the 2023 Teacher Awards have been announced. In this article, we speak with the winner of the Improving Student Learning and Progress Award, Catherine Young from Newman College in Western Australia, about how she uses data to monitor student progress and evaluate the effectiveness of teaching.

Teacher’s Bookshelf: World-class learning systems
Teacher’s Bookshelf: World-class learning systems

Our latest Teacher’s Bookshelf features Building a World-Class Learning System: Insights from some top-performing school systems, by Professor Geoff Masters. It explores what British Columbia, Estonia, Finland, Hong Kong and South Korea have in common, the strategies they employ, and the decisions they are making to support students now and in the future.

Supporting students to conduct their own research projects
Supporting students to conduct their own research projects

At Brighton Grammar School in Victoria, a year 12 student was given the opportunity to conduct their own educational research project. In this article, we speak with Deputy Headmaster Dr Ray Swann, teacher Oliver Lovell, and student Tim Tso about the process and impact of this project.

Understanding the complexities of twice-exceptional learners
Understanding the complexities of twice-exceptional learners

Learning Specialist Angela Myler says an understanding of the complexities of twice-exceptional students is paramount to be able to cater to their diverse learning needs, so that both disability and gifts are given the attention they deserve.

Video: 2 activities to engage your students in learning about decimals
Video: 2 activities to engage your students in learning about decimals

In her latest video for Teacher, Holly Millican shares the resources for 2 activities she has implemented in her mathematics classroom to engage students when learning about decimals.

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.

Video: 3 activities to engage your students in learning about statistics
Video: 3 activities to engage your students in learning about statistics

In this video for Teacher, Mathematics teacher Holly Millican shares the resources for 3 activities she has implemented in her classroom to engage students when learning about statistics.

Video: Three activities to engage your students in learning about trigonometry
Video: Three activities to engage your students in learning about trigonometry

In her latest video for Teacher, Mathematics teacher Holly Millican shares the resources for three activities she has implemented in her classroom to engage students when learning about trigonometry.