Continuing teaching and learning from home throughout the pandemic has increased the reliance on digital technology. This has extended to completing professional learning online. Here, we share the results of a recent rapid review which identified 5 principles for effective online professional learning.
Lots of researchers have been capturing the impact of the pandemic in relation to school education and, as these studies come to fruition, we’re starting to gain new insights about what happened and the lessons we can learn for the future. One new study is from the perspective of Australian teachers.
A new report from the Australian Human Rights Commission details the findings of a project exploring children and young people’s experiences of COVID-19. In this infographic, we explore some of the findings related to remote learning, wellbeing support from schools, and where children seek support for their mental health.
A new report has assessed whether copyright limitations for educational purposes are unfit for remote education through a legal analysis of copyright laws in 40 countries. This infographic shows the number of countries in the report for which the following online teaching scenarios are not legal.
Early-career teacher at Tasmanian eSchool, Ruby Lyons-Reid, has recently been recognised for her use of digital resources to engage students in learning about First Nations histories and cultures, and in this article, she shares the learning activities she’s found to have the most impact.
An online Indigenous Science course has been launched to give students in Victoria an opportunity to learn about the knowledge systems of local Indigenous cultures about the land, water, and sky. In this article we speak with the course’s co-teachers to find out more.
A majority of teachers have now had experience with online teaching thanks to the pandemic. But, what can we learn from schools who were teaching online long before COVID-19 restrictions? Jeremy Kwok and Su Temlett from Australian Christian College join Teacher to share the advantages.
In this episode of Teaching Methods we’ll be looking at how PE teachers adapted to online learning during the pandemic. My guest is Dr Vaughan Cruickshank and we’ll be discussing in this ‘emergency mode’ of teaching and learning, did PE happen at all? If it did, it more Physical Activity than Physical Education? And what lessons can we learn from this experience for the future?
In this series, we take a look at some further readings available on a particular topic, including open access research papers from various online databases. In this edition, the focus is online professional development.
For many schools, the shift to remote learning during the pandemic has led to new conversations about the possibilities of Blended Learning as a more integral aspect of regular learning and teaching programs. Today’s article looks at how a research-practice partnership is supporting four schools in Queensland to investigate this further.