In this episode of The Research Files, we speak to Adjunct Professor of Curriculum and Pedagogy at James Cook University, Brian Lewthwaite. He's the lead author of a research project exploring the perspectives of Indigenous Australians on effective teaching practice and he joins us to talk about phase one of this study.
The new book Driving school improvement: A practical guide is designed to support school leaders in meeting their improvement challenges. In this exclusive extract for Teacher readers, authors Pamela Macklin and Vic Zbar explore the four preconditions for whole-school improvement.
In any given classroom, students are likely to be at very different points in their learning and development. Professor Geoff Masters AO explores why it is important for teachers to be able to track the long-term progress that each student makes.
School improvement is most likely when an entire school has a shared improvement agenda and is committed to learning how to improve. Professor Geoff Masters AO discusses a five-step improvement cycle.
‘[Ruby] has been working on this project for many months and comes to each day with a new idea to try, or a new way to achieve something already attempted.'
‘By adding pockets of change that link firmly to our vision into the timetabled curriculum, assessment reform can become more widespread ...’
Melissa Hughes discusses the development of critical thinking skills in a changing landscape.
Teacher provides a snapshot of one school's assessment reform experience.
Staff-developed research programs are key to the curriculum improvement process at this school.
New international research suggests educators can play a pivotal role in fostering children's non-cognitive skills, without breaking the school budget.