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Putting ‘wow' back into science
Putting ‘wow' back into science

Working with a science specialist has helped students at this South Australian school see the connections between science and the real world.

What are the qualities of an outstanding teacher?
What are the qualities of an outstanding teacher?

Associate Professor Sharon Lierse discusses how the results of a research project helped her identify seven key characteristics of an outstanding teacher.

Encouraging STEM success
Encouraging STEM success

Tasmanian academics have launched a new framework designed to build the capacity of STEM teachers and support them in selecting resources.

Evan's story
Evan's story

Education student Suzie Alev tells her story about working with seven-year-old Evan and his family to address the challenges of autism.

Open the door: Effective teaching is no secret
Open the door: Effective teaching is no secret

If we really want to improve student achievement we need to focus on the person who closes the classroom door and performs the teaching act – the teacher - but to do that we need to open classroom doors.

The answer to teacher shortages
The answer to teacher shortages

Research suggests we have too many and too few teachers, but where we do have real shortages we need both to retain locally trained teachers and attract them from overseas. Danielle Roddick reports.