What would schools like from business? And what kinds of school-business interactions could be of most benefit to students? New research from ACER has explored attitudes towards school engagement with business.
In a two-part series, Teacher is taking a closer look at some of the proposed reform directions in the New South Wales Curriculum Review Interim Report. This final instalment explores curriculum flexibility and integrated learning.
Research from the University of Newcastle has shed light on how young people come up with answers to the question ‘what do you want to be when you grow up?’ and the implications for educators.
New research examines the career decision-making process of gifted students from low socioeconomic backgrounds for the first time. The lead author of the report explains the significance of the research findings and the implications for educators.
A new report provides an overview of the participation rates of secondary students in VET (Vocational Education and Training) Programs across Australia. In this infographic, we look at the figures for 2017.
New research from the UK has explored the impact of extra careers talks by employers on secondary students' motivation to study, achievement, and their career plans and anticipated pathways. The findings were released this week. Take a look at today’s infographic to learn more.
Tasmanian educator Steve Harrison discusses the hands-on skills that students are learning through the vocational training offered at his school, as well as the broader ‘soft skills’ that they could apply to any future employment opportunities.
Determined to lift the literacy and numeracy results of students at her school, special education teacher Jessica Colleu Terradas and her colleagues developed an intensive, individual instruction program for lower performing students.
A workplace placement program targeting Indigenous senior secondary students has helped improve school engagement and attendance. In this article, we look at a school which has all of their senior Indigenous students enrolled and how it’s having a positive effect school-wide.
Stress, school or study problems and mental health are the top three personal concerns for Australian teenagers according to new survey data.