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School Improvement Episode 53: Successful school and university partnerships
School Improvement Episode 53: Successful school and university partnerships

Highly effective schools enhance student outcomes by fostering strong 2-way partnerships. In this podcast Dominique Russell is joined by Lesley Johnson from Trinity College in Adelaide, and Simon Leonard from the University of South Australia to discuss the success of their partnership that has been ongoing since 2017, including how it’s improving practice for both school and university staff.

Research to practice – helping educators set students up for success
Research to practice – helping educators set students up for success

‘Increasingly, schools will need to support their young people to not just develop content knowledge and skills through effective learning, but also ensure their students know how to learn, individually and with others.’ Today’s article shares how the UQ Learning Lab is helping educators to set their students up for success at school and in life.

Podcast special: World-class learning systems – meeting individual student needs
Podcast special: World-class learning systems – meeting individual student needs

In the final episode of our 3-part miniseries on world-class learning systems, Jo Earp and Professor Geoff Masters discuss how schools and communities in British Columbia, Estonia, Finland, Hong Kong and South Korea are working together to best meet individual student learning and wellbeing needs.

Teaching resource: What is explicit instruction?
Teaching resource: What is explicit instruction?

In our most recent annual Teacher reader survey, many of you asked for more content and support in the area of explicit instruction. So, in this article, we delve into a new practice guide from the Australian Educational Research Organisation (AERO) on teaching explicitly.

School Assembly S2E8: Meeting individual student needs
School Assembly S2E8: Meeting individual student needs

School Assembly is the podcast that explores what it takes to build a new school from the ground up. In Episode 8 of Season 2 we catch up with Bemin Secondary College Principal Jo Camozzato to talk about meeting student needs – including differentiation, subject choices and external partnerships to bolster staff expertise.

Research collaboration: Student engagement and purposeful learning
Research collaboration: Student engagement and purposeful learning

At St Joseph’s Primary School, teachers have had time to better understand how to effectively support each student to be intellectually, behaviourally, emotionally and socially engaged as learners. In last week's article, 3 teachers shared more about this opportunity and in today’s article 2 foundation teachers explain how they’ve benefited from examining their own practice.

Teacher resources: Mathematics anxiety and engagement
Teacher resources: Mathematics anxiety and engagement

‘We know that mathematics anxiety and poor mathematics attitudes negatively impact mathematical learning and achievement-related choices.’ In this article, Dr Shani Sniedze and Dr Sarah Buckley share details of new resources to foster positive mathematics engagement for all students in the classroom and reduce the negative impact of mathematics anxiety.

Research collaboration: Teachers working to understand student engagement
Research collaboration: Teachers working to understand student engagement

‘As teachers work to address student learning needs, student engagement emerges as a key consideration for effective practice.’ In this article, 3 primary teachers share how being given time and support to explore this aspect of their teaching changed the way they thought about student learning.

Teacher mentoring: Bringing structured literacy to schools
Teacher mentoring: Bringing structured literacy to schools

After her double win at the National Excellence in Teaching Awards for her work helping teachers and schools in New Zealand implement structured literacy into their practice, Amie Roberts speaks to Teacher about how this approach empowers all students.

Podcast special: World-class learning systems – conditions for successful student learning
Podcast special: World-class learning systems – conditions for successful student learning

Professor Geoff Masters, CEO of the Australian Council for Educational Research, joins Teacher for a series on world-class learning systems. In Episode 2, he joins Editor Jo Earp to discuss how the 5 jurisdictions of British Columbia, Estonia, Finland, Hong Kong, and South Korea are creating the conditions for all students to learn successfully.