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Professor Geoff Masters AO, Dr Michele Bruniges AM and Sir Michael Barber gathered last month to discuss assessment reform and innovation. Here's a taste of what they had to say.
Fiona Gordon explores how documenting professional learning conversations can help you understand the images of assessment that teachers hold.
This month we find out how educators can play a part in assessment reform.
How an external audit can help principals and school leaders zero in from the big picture and focus on areas for future development.
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.
‘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.
What are the most common issues that beginner teachers face in those critical first few years? Today’s video explores.
Our latest reader submission explores the need to strengthen links between teacher professional learning and improved student outcomes.
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 that are tailored to ability and give a more precise measurement of where students are at in their learning look set to be introduced.