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School Assembly S2E9: Linking the student learning journey
School Assembly S2E9: Linking the student learning journey

Secondary schools occupy a special place in the learning journey for students, sandwiched between primary and post-school options. In episode 9 of School Assembly, we chat to Jo Camozzato about what that means, in terms of linking it all together.

Podcast special: Out-of-field teaching
Podcast special: Out-of-field teaching

You may have experienced it as a teacher, or a school leader – out-of-field teaching remains a big issue. Professor Merrilyn Goos and Professor Linda Hobbs join Teacher editor Jo Earp for a special podcast episode to talk about the current situation in Australia, challenges and possible solutions.

Expert Q&A: What do our copyright laws say about using AI in schools?
Expert Q&A: What do our copyright laws say about using AI in schools?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an increasingly popular and useful tool for teachers and students alike. But what do our copyright laws say about using AI to generate new, or alter existing, work? Teacher spoke to Delia Browne, National Copyright Director at the National Copyright Unit, to find out more about the legal obligations of using AI in schools.

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.

Q&A: Supporting school staff to recognise and respond to student anxiety
Q&A: Supporting school staff to recognise and respond to student anxiety

In this Q&A, we speak to Rob Walker, Deputy President of the New South Wales Primary Principal’s Association, about how its statewide initiative is responding to the needs of school leaders by helping staff and parents to recognise and respond to anxiety in children.

Championing cultural inclusion in schools
Championing cultural inclusion in schools

The Culturally Nourishing Schooling project aims to champion Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural inclusion and genuine long-term engagement in First Nations communities across New South Wales. In today’s article we speak to Julia Dimitriadis from Matraville Sports High School about how the program has helped her to feel more confident to incorporate Indigenous knowledges and cultures in her classroom.

Podcast panel: Tips for a successful start to the school year
Podcast panel: Tips for a successful start to the school year

We’re right at the beginning of a new school year here in Australia. That means most of you are busy setting up your classrooms, meeting new students and establishing relationships with them and their families. In today’s podcast special, we’ve spoken with several winners from last year’s Teacher Awards to ask them their most valuable tips, strategies and priorities for starting the school year off right.

Research news: Teacher mentoring conversations for learning partnerships
Research news: Teacher mentoring conversations for learning partnerships

The Future-focused Mentoring initiative has been working with teachers in 2 Australian states. In this project update, the research team share findings from analysis of conversations between teacher mentor and early career teachers, implications for practice, and what schools can do to support genuine and authentic learning partnerships.

Developing a custom AI learning coach
Developing a custom AI learning coach

While some schools are shying away from using artificial intelligence (AI) altogether, Wesley College in Melbourne is embracing it in a significant way. This year, they introduced an AI learning coach called Wesmigo, powered by ChatGPT, that focuses on brainstorming and provocation, rather than content creation.

Expert Q&A: Teachers sharing their work and expertise
Expert Q&A: Teachers sharing their work and expertise

Research shows that high quality teaching and leadership teams regularly share their skills, knowledge, expertise and best practice. In our latest expert Q&A we talk to Pru Mitchell – Manager of Information Services at the Australian Council for Educational Research – about the different ways to share and tips for getting started.