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Assessment reform and innovation
Assessment reform and innovation

This month we find out how educators can play a part in assessment reform.

Targeting school improvement
Targeting school improvement

How an external audit can help principals and school leaders zero in from the big picture and focus on areas for future development.

Global Education Episode 1: Dr Paul Browning
Global Education Episode 1: Dr Paul Browning

Teacher chats to Dr Paul Browning about the Futures Planning Project – a different approach to school strategic planning that considers what the world could be like in 2028.

2015 – Let's share the knowledge
2015 – Let's share the knowledge

‘More sensible is to consider what works in high-performing countries and adapt for local circumstances.’ Former politician and award-winning journalist, Maxine McKew, discusses how schools can replicate success.

Beginner teachers – common issues and strategies
Beginner teachers – common issues and strategies

What are the most common issues that beginner teachers face in those critical first few years? Today’s video explores.

Professional learning: From engagement to impact
Professional learning: From engagement to impact

Our latest reader submission explores the need to strengthen links between teacher professional learning and improved student outcomes.

Achieving high standards by starting from current performance
Achieving high standards by starting from current performance

A commonly proposed strategy for raising achievement levels in schools is to specify high expectations or ‘standards’ of student performance and to hold students, teachers and schools accountable for achieving those standards. On the surface, it seems like an eminently sensible strategy. But is it?

Online NAPLAN tests are just around the corner
Online NAPLAN tests are just around the corner

Online NAPLAN tests that are tailored to ability and give a more precise measurement of where students are at in their learning look set to be introduced.

The connected classroom
The connected classroom

Greg Whitby speaks to Dr Miranda Jefferson about a new approach to schooling designed to meet the needs of today’s learners.

School Improvement Episode 2: Neil Lloyd, literacy and numeracy skills gaps
School Improvement Episode 2: Neil Lloyd, literacy and numeracy skills gaps

Teacher speaks to Neil Lloyd, deputy principal of Brisbane’s Youth Education and Training Centre, about the school’s efforts to address literacy and numeracy skills gaps among students.