Professional learning

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Infographic: From one teacher to another – read, read, read!
Infographic: From one teacher to another – read, read, read!

In our annual Teacher magazine reader survey, we ask you to share one piece of advice with a fellow educator. In this infographic, we share some of the responses we received about reading.

Researching education: 5 further readings on Music education
Researching education: 5 further readings on Music education

Music education has a range of benefits, not only for students’ music learning, but for improving their capacity as a learner more broadly. In this article, we outline 5 further readings which explore Music education – from funding to frameworks, the benefits for teachers and students, and how the pandemic has affected Music education over the past 3 years.

Designing effective online professional learning
Designing effective online professional learning

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.

Doing fewer things, better: The case for de-implementation
Doing fewer things, better: The case for de-implementation

‘De-implementation is the art and science of removing an approach, practice, initiative, or program that is no longer meeting student and school needs’. In this article, Evidence for Learning’s Susannah Schoeffel and Michael Rosenbrock share what there is to gain from de-implementation, and considerations for schools.

Teacher’s bookshelf: The New Teacher Tribe
Teacher’s bookshelf: The New Teacher Tribe

The latest instalment of Teacher’s bookshelf features Empowering Teachers and Democratising Schooling, Perspectives from Australiaedited by Keith Heggart and Steven Kolber. This exclusive extract, written by Stephanie Salazar, looks at the New Teacher Tribe network she developed and shares some key principles for starting one at your own school.

What does the latest global research evidence tell us about impactful professional development?
What does the latest global research evidence tell us about impactful professional development?

‘PD needs to be well-designed, selected, and implemented so that the investment is used well.’ In our latest reader submission, Hannah Matthews and Susannah Schoeffel from Evidence for Learning share the mechanisms of professional development, and how schools can consider the overall quality of PD programs for their school setting.

Action Research Episode 3: Teacher by day, researcher by night
Action Research Episode 3: Teacher by day, researcher by night

In this episode in our Action Research series, we hear from Sarah Durack, a secondary Science and Mathematics teacher based in Sydney. Sarah shares her experience of combining researching part-time with a full-time teaching job, and shares some of the findings from her study on school to university transition.

Mathematics teacher Holly Millican recognised with national award
Mathematics teacher Holly Millican recognised with national award

Last month, Holly Millican (a familiar face on Teacher’s YouTube channel) received an Early Career Teacher award. In this article, we find out about the initiatives Millican has been involved in at her school to increase student engagement in learning, which has seen her be recognised nationally.

Q&A: Meeting learner needs by reimagining classroom assessment and feedback
Q&A: Meeting learner needs by reimagining classroom assessment and feedback

ACER’s Research Conference 2022 has kicked off today. This afternoon, ACER Research Fellow Dr Fabienne van der Kleij delivered her presentation ‘Reimagining classroom assessment and feedback to meet learner needs’. In this Q&A, she expands on what was covered in her presentation.

Photo story: Building a school community from scratch
Photo story: Building a school community from scratch

For the past 7 months, Principal Ray Boyd and Associate Principal Rachael Lehr have been growing the school community for their new school, West Swan (Dayton) Primary School (planning name), as it’s built in Perth, Western Australia. In today’s photo story, we share some of the key moments from their journey so far.