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Improving student achievement by increasing access to textbooks
Improving student achievement by increasing access to textbooks

School textbooks have been found to play a 'critical role' in improving education outcomes in developing countries, but limited access to these learning materials is hampering student progress.

Student access to software resources
Student access to software resources

Do students in Australia have ready access to software resources in comparison with other countries? A recent report offers some interesting insights.

Schools and the fight against piracy
Schools and the fight against piracy

An independent study shows 26 per cent of Australians aged 12 to 17 participate in some form of piracy activity.

Thinking outside the square
Thinking outside the square

Teacher speaks to four school leaders about taking on staff who've switched careers – and the practical experience they bring to the classroom.

Learning assessments – designing the future
Learning assessments – designing the future

Professor Geoff Masters discusses recent developments in assessing student learning and how they will shape the future of assessment.

Play, create and control
Play, create and control

Christine Haynes reviews a robot construction kit, and discusses why robotics still appeals to tech-savvy teachers.

Teaching out of field
Teaching out of field

Teachers are at times being allocated to subjects for which they have received no formal education or training. What is the extent of the problem in Australia? Find out in this Teacher infographic.

A novel addition to the team
A novel addition to the team

As a follow up to our popular Books for reluctant readers series, Teacher is pleased to introduce the newest member of the team.

Playing with phonetics
Playing with phonetics

Two Western Australian teachers have developed a play-based program that provides experiences for students to explore and investigate phonetic sounds.

Books for reluctant readers: Part 3
Books for reluctant readers: Part 3

In the final part of our video series on books for reluctant readers, Teacher speaks to Carmel Eyre, College Librarian at Glen Eira College, Victoria, about her favourite books for the reluctant reader.