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WISE 2015: Recognising change, transformation and impact
WISE 2015: Recognising change, transformation and impact

The 2015 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards have honoured six projects for their creative approach to learning and positive impact on society.

Staff welfare programs – bringing teachers together
Staff welfare programs – bringing teachers together

'Happier staff create more conducive, less stressed learning environments.' At this school, food is just one way of bringing staff together and supporting wellbeing.

Designing a whole-school literacy program
Designing a whole-school literacy program

One educator discusses the process he undertook when tasked with the job of revamping his school's literacy program.

School designs from around the globe
School designs from around the globe

Teacher takes a look at the latest developments in school design, showcased this week at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore.

And the winners are …
And the winners are …

Nearly 1500 students in Years 5 to 12 took part in the latest Australian STEM Video Game Challenge. Here, Teacher provides an overview of the award winners for 2015.

A special Q&A with Nancie Atwell
A special Q&A with Nancie Atwell

'The point of the school is to teach children and teachers at the same time.' The winner of the Global Teacher Prize, Nancie Atwell, tells us about the school she founded, student choice and sharing successful approaches with teachers.

Reducing disparities between Australian schools
Reducing disparities between Australian schools

According to Professor Geoff Masters AO, one of the biggest challenges we face in school education is to reduce current disparities in the schooling experiences of students in Australia’s most and least advantaged schools

Computing, programming and coding in schools
Computing, programming and coding in schools

Coding is a hot topic in education. But, as one UK teacher explains, it's not all about sitting in front of a computer.

Targeting content to individual skills
Targeting content to individual skills

‘You need to plan for what might arise, remembering that the range of skills and abilities of the group is likely to be very wide.’ Dave Tout discusses identifying individual maths skills and targeting lessons.

Laying the foundations
Laying the foundations

The formal partnership between this school and its local council supports remote, rural students who are transitioning into further education or employment.