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Video: Supporting students with additional needs – using task slips
Video: Supporting students with additional needs – using task slips

Additional Needs Coordinator Sue Pickett shares a task slip which she created with her team at Eltham High School in Victoria to support teachers in assisting students with additional needs.

The Research Files Episode 75: How do school absences impact student outcomes?
The Research Files Episode 75: How do school absences impact student outcomes?

Students miss school for a whole range of different reasons, such as illness, suspension, or family holidays. Today, we’ll be speaking with Kirsten Hancock, Honorary Research Associate from Telethon Kids Institute in Western Australia about how different types of absences affect student outcomes, and what families and schools can do to tailor their support to students who are missing school.

Classroom teaching techniques – Socratic Circles
Classroom teaching techniques – Socratic Circles

‘One way of making full use of reclaimed classroom spaces, whilst building collaborative and pro-social skills and behaviours, is Socratic Circles.’ English and History teacher Steven Kolber explains how to use this technique in your own classroom, the benefits and outcomes for students, and the role of the educator.

Video: Supporting students with additional needs – using a modified program worksheet
Video: Supporting students with additional needs – using a modified program worksheet

Additional Needs Coordinator Sue Pickett shares a modified program worksheet she created with her team at Eltham High School in Victoria called ‘How we will work with…’ to support teachers in assisting students with additional needs.

Enhancing student voice through strong student leadership programs
Enhancing student voice through strong student leadership programs

Over the last four years, Aquinas College in Perth, Western Australia, has revamped its Student Leadership program, with the aim of increasing participation and strengthening student voice. Mark Weston – Director of Character Education and Leadership – shares details of how the program is structured and the impact it’s having.

Maths participation declining in Australian schools
Maths participation declining in Australian schools

Student engagement in Maths is becoming increasingly important in Australia with the demand for skilled graduates in STEM industries growing. Here we speak to researcher Dr Maaike Wienk about new data showing a decline in Year 12 Maths participation, and what schools can do about it.

Video: Supporting students with additional needs - using study planners
Video: Supporting students with additional needs - using study planners

Additional Needs Coordinator Sue Pickett shares a study planner she created with her team at Eltham High School in Victoria to support teachers in assisting students with additional needs.

Researching education: Five further readings on classroom management
Researching education: Five further readings on classroom management

Effective classroom management can be bolstered by an informed understanding of student behaviour, and a reliable toolkit of tips and strategies. In this article, we outline five further readings that examine effective approaches to classroom management.

Video: Maths activities for directed number
Video: Maths activities for directed number

In her first video for 2022, Mathematics teacher Holly Millican shares three engaging activities for teaching lower secondary students about directed number. She also shares some resources and worksheets.

The Research Files Episode 72: Online mentoring for disengaged students
The Research Files Episode 72: Online mentoring for disengaged students

Our guest on episode 72 of The Research Files is Professor Joseph Ciarrochi from Australian Catholic University’s Institute for Positive Psychology and Education. He’s the lead researcher for projectHOPE – a program that’s notched up success in re-engaging at-risk secondary students with their schooling.