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School Assembly Episode 6: Building a team
School Assembly Episode 6: Building a team

School Assembly is the podcast that explores what it takes to build a new school from the ground up. In Series 1 we’re following Principal Dr Ray Boyd and Associate Principal Rachael Lehr as they navigate the exciting and challenging journey in Western Australia. It’s the start of the school year and Dayton Primary School is about to open its doors to the first students. Episode 6 is all about building the foundation staff.

Science teachers named winners of Prime Minister’s prize
Science teachers named winners of Prime Minister’s prize

The 2022 winners of the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Excellence in Science Teaching have just been announced. In this article, we share the contributions the primary and secondary school teachers are making to Science education.

Q&A: School students’ connecting with experts on climate change
Q&A: School students’ connecting with experts on climate change

In this Q&A, Teacher speaks to Dr Gabi Mocatta about the Curious Climate Schools project. The initiative connects experts with schools so that students can have their questions about climate change answered.

Researching education: 5 further readings on Music education
Researching education: 5 further readings on Music education

Music education has a range of benefits, not only for students’ music learning, but for improving their capacity as a learner more broadly. In this article, we outline 5 further readings which explore Music education – from funding to frameworks, the benefits for teachers and students, and how the pandemic has affected Music education over the past 3 years.

Music teachers nominated for national award
Music teachers nominated for national award

The 2022 nominees for the Telstra ARIA Music Teacher Award have just been announced. In this article, we share the impact the 4 teachers from New South Wales, Western Australia and Victoria are having on their school community.

The state of out-of-field teaching
The state of out-of-field teaching

While schools across the country are grappling with critical teacher shortages, it’s certainly no surprise to hear that out-of-field teaching is occurring. A new Deakin University report which was co-written by ACER and Griffith University, looks at the issue of out-of-field teaching and proposes 46 recommendations.

School Improvement Episode 40: Computer education in Australia – the challenges and opportunities
School Improvement Episode 40: Computer education in Australia – the challenges and opportunities

In this episode in our School Improvement series, we hear from Dr Jason Zagami from Griffith University, who shares some of the current challenges and opportunities of computer education in Australian schools, and how teachers can better prepare for future technological advances.

Behaviour Management Episode 12: Q&A – Trauma-informed practice, strategies for CRTs and more
Behaviour Management Episode 12: Q&A – Trauma-informed practice, strategies for CRTs and more

In this episode in our Behaviour Management series, Dr Erin Leif and Russell Fox from Monash University join us to answer questions submitted by Teacher readers on trauma-informed practice, strategies for casual relief teachers, and the links between positive behaviour support and academic outcomes.

Teacher Staffroom Episode 37: Equal education
Teacher Staffroom Episode 37: Equal education

Equal education involves many things – equal representation, participation, access to resources, and more. There’s a lot to explore around equal education in the Teacher archives, and in this edition of Teacher Staffroom, we bring you some recent examples.

Expert Q&A: Teaching consent and respectful relationships
Expert Q&A: Teaching consent and respectful relationships

In the second part of our Q&A, author-educator Vanessa Hamilton discusses what consent education is (and some of the misconceptions), examples of what it looks like for students in primary and secondary, best practice for schools, and some of the challenges faced by teachers and leaders.