New research shows children and young people with disability in Australia are experiencing exclusion and bullying in school settings. In this episode, we’re joined by a lead investigator of the research, Dr Catherine Smith, to find out more about the experience of children with disability in schools, and their recommendations for educators.
What does it mean to be a totally inclusive school? In today’s episode of Teacher Staffroom, we discuss a Teacher’s Bookshelf article that delves into this question, as well as a School Improvement podcast episode which explores the topic of diversity, equity and inclusion in greater detail.
‘It is essential [teachers] have the training and resources needed to ensure that all students can access quality education.’ In this expert Q&A, we speak with ACER Research Fellow Kashfee Ahmed about a new resource kit on disability-inclusive education.
When considering the professional development needs of yourself or your staff, what’s ‘important’ doesn’t have to be sacrificed for the ‘urgent’. Here at The Hatchery, we are proud to play a role in supporting educators across Australia and beyond.
As Australia marks World Teachers’ Day, a new survey report released to coincide with the celebrations shines a light on school educators’ passion for and dedication to the profession and lifelong learning. But it also reveals how the job is taking a toll on their wellbeing.
Casual relief teachers (CRTs) are an integral part of the teacher workforce, but many often report feeling a lack of support and exclusion at schools they’re working in. Recent research has uncovered the common challenges faced by CRTs, and how school leaders can mitigate these concerns. Find out more in this podcast episode.
As a primary school teacher, how confident would you say you are at teaching music? What areas of music do you feel you need the most support in? A pilot professional development program has improved the confidence of general primary school educators in music teaching. In this podcast we speak with the research team to find out more.
What makes a teacher great? In our latest reader submission, David de Carvalho, CEO of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA), explores some of the characteristics that great teachers have in common.