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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.

Brainy teaching: Educational neuroscience and classroom practice
Brainy teaching: Educational neuroscience and classroom practice

The more you know about how the brain works, the better will be your teaching, says David Sousa.