Expertise

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Research news: Getting the most out of early years teacher expertise
Research news: Getting the most out of early years teacher expertise

‘The default assumption has been that being a generalist is what primary school teachers prefer, or else they would have become secondary teachers.’ In our latest reader submission, Dr James Russo shares the findings of a study asking generalist early years teachers at schools in 2 Australian states if they’d rather be subject specialists.

Teacher Staffroom Episode 45: Expertise in education
Teacher Staffroom Episode 45: Expertise in education

We’ve highlighted the work and expertise of many in the past few weeks at the magazine, and in this episode, we bring you up to speed on these stories. We also pose some questions throughout, so you can gather some colleagues and discuss how these stories might be relevant to your school context.

Piloting a new approach to teacher mentoring
Piloting a new approach to teacher mentoring

The Future-focused mentoring initiative has been working with schools in Queensland and New South Wales. In our latest reader submission, Dr Ellen Larsen, Associate Professor Hoa Nguyen and Dr Elizabeth Curtis share details of the pilot project and its early findings.

Innovative learning spaces and impactful staff collaboration
Innovative learning spaces and impactful staff collaboration

How does the physical environment at your school impact the way you approach teaching and learning? In today’s article, we hear about Stonefields Primary School’s emphasis on vision and pedagogical alignment, the development of enabling architecture, impactful staff collaboration, and maintaining the learner at the centre of decision-making.

School Assembly Episode 7: Developing school policies
School Assembly Episode 7: Developing school policies

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 challenge at Dayton Primary School in Western Australia. In Episode 7 we’re discussing how to go about developing school policies.

ChatGPT, AI, and the Future of Education
ChatGPT, AI, and the Future of Education

ChatGPT has caught everyone’s imagination. Here, we catch up with founder of Writer’s Toolbox, Dr Ian Hunter. An award-winning academic turned innovator, Dr Hunter is no stranger to the world of AI computing. He holds a patent in AI technology and now runs one of the world’s fastest-growing education platforms.

Podcast Special: ChatGPT and the future of learning
Podcast Special: ChatGPT and the future of learning

Why is everyone talking about ChatGPT? In today’s podcast special, we speak with several education experts to hear their thoughts on the potential impact of ChatGPT on teaching and learning – from assessment, to equity in education, and policy decisions. ChatGPT will also be joining us as a guest.

ChatGPT: Education assessment, equity and policy
ChatGPT: Education assessment, equity and policy

There is much talk about the impact that artificial intelligence-powered chatbots like ChatGPT will have on students, teachers and traditional classroom learning. But what is ChatGPT exactly? And how will it affect the way we approach assessment, issues of equity, and policy decisions in the future? In today’s article, we speak to 3 experts to find out more.

Understanding the complexities of twice-exceptional learners
Understanding the complexities of twice-exceptional learners

Learning Specialist Angela Myler says an understanding of the complexities of twice-exceptional students is paramount to be able to cater to their diverse learning needs, so that both disability and gifts are given the attention they deserve.

Award-winning music teacher on the value of real-world learning
Award-winning music teacher on the value of real-world learning

Late last year, Matt Orchard from Apollo Bay P-12 College in regional Victoria was named winner of the 2022 Telstra ARIA Music Teacher Award. In this article, he tells us about the music program he’s run for over 20 years.