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Insights from PISA: Singapore’s home-based learning initiative
Insights from PISA: Singapore’s home-based learning initiative

How do you continue to innovate and adapt your teaching to best equip students for a fast-changing, digitally driven world? In Singapore, the Ministry of Education has implemented regular home-based learning days, where students are tasked with taking charge of their own learning.

Teacher resources: Integrating AI into the curriculum
Teacher resources: Integrating AI into the curriculum

Artificial intelligence (AI) has quickly become a major talking point in education and beyond. So, it’s crucial that students – who must navigate the growing impact of AI on their lives – have a fundamental understanding of how AI works, the elements that comprise it, and its responsible and ethical use. A new teacher resource, linking AI to the Australian Curriculum, aims to do just that.

Expert Q&A: What do our copyright laws say about using AI in schools?
Expert Q&A: What do our copyright laws say about using AI in schools?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an increasingly popular and useful tool for teachers and students alike. But what do our copyright laws say about using AI to generate new, or alter existing, work? Teacher spoke to Delia Browne, National Copyright Director at the National Copyright Unit, to find out more about the legal obligations of using AI in schools.

School Improvement Episode 50: Award-winning STEM teachers
School Improvement Episode 50: Award-winning STEM teachers

The longstanding Prime Minister’s Prizes for Excellence in Science Teaching recognise one primary and one secondary STEM teacher for their outstanding contribution to the field. The 2023 winners were announced late last year and in this episode, we speak with them both about the work they’ve been recognised for.

Teacher’s Bookshelf: Practical AI strategies for teacher planning
Teacher’s Bookshelf: Practical AI strategies for teacher planning

We know teachers are interested in how they could incorporate the use of generative AI to support them with managing their workload in general. In this edition of Teacher’s Bookshelf, we share an exclusive extract from Leon Furze’s new book Practical AI Strategies: Engaging with Generative AI in Education which focuses on ways to use generative AI to assist with lesson planning.

Researching education: 5 further readings on artificial intelligence
Researching education: 5 further readings on artificial intelligence

Welcome to the first edition of Researching education: 5 further readings for 2024. When we asked you for the topics you’d like us to cover on Teacher in the next 12 months, artificial intelligence (AI) was the most frequently requested. So, in this edition, we’re taking a look at AI.

Developing a custom AI learning coach
Developing a custom AI learning coach

While some schools are shying away from using artificial intelligence (AI) altogether, Wesley College in Melbourne is embracing it in a significant way. This year, they introduced an AI learning coach called Wesmigo, powered by ChatGPT, that focuses on brainstorming and provocation, rather than content creation.

STEM teachers recognised with national prize
STEM teachers recognised with national prize

Each year, the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Excellence in Science Teaching recognise the critical role primary and secondary school educators play in inspiring and encouraging students to take up an interest and consider careers in STEM. Last night, Judith Stutchbury and Donna Buckley were named winners of the 2023 prizes.

Infographic: ICT standards for teachers – an international snapshot
Infographic: ICT standards for teachers – an international snapshot

UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report for 2023 focuses on technology in education. According to the report’s Profiles Enhancing Education Reviews for 211 education systems, 51% have set ICT standards for teachers ‘in a competency framework, teacher training framework, development plan or strategy’. Here is an international snapshot for 2022.

Research news: Factors contributing to secondary students’ sleep
Research news: Factors contributing to secondary students’ sleep

Many teenage students are not getting enough sleep each night. New research from the University of South Australia has analysed the sleep habits of boarding and day students to see how they differ, and which group gets higher quality sleep. Find out more in this article.