In a recent Teacher article, two schools discussed their differing policies on mobile phone use during school hours. Here, we look at a range of studies that have explored the positives and negatives of allowing mobile phones to be used in class.
Parents, grandparents and guardians want more support from teachers and schools when it comes to helping their children develop social and life skills, such as how to behave in public, according to an Australian study.
In 2016 the Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner undertook a national survey of kids, teens and parents, to ask them about their internet use and online practices. Here are some of the findings.
New research explores how Australian schools are addressing issues of bullying and cyber bullying and the perceived effectiveness of the strategies used.
Forging community partnerships is one way that schools can access external resources and expertise to further support student programs, staff professional learning and parents.
Recognising the social impact of Snapchat, a team of researchers from the University of New England’s School of Education conducted a research project to find out more about the ways that the media is used by young people and its influence in schools.
Teacher talks to University of New England academics Dr Jennifer Charteris and Dr Sue Gregory about their research that looks at the impact of the messaging app Snapchat in education settings, and how schools are responding to issues such as cyber bullying and sexting.
How prevalent is cyber bullying in Australian schools? Take a look at this Teacher infographic.
Traditional bullying is twice as common as cyber bullying among teenagers, according to a new research analysis of 80 studies from around the world.