Professional learning

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Understanding changing images of assessment
Understanding changing images of assessment

Fiona Gordon explores how documenting professional learning conversations can help you understand the images of assessment that teachers hold.

Education reform in Sweden
Education reform in Sweden

The global education community often looks to Scandinavia for inspiration on school improvement, but an OECD report has called on Sweden to implement urgent national reform.

Educators and Twitter: Infographic

How and why are educators using Twitter? New research from the US provides some interesting insights.

Professional learning – reflections from a trip to Finland
Professional learning – reflections from a trip to Finland

Two educators recently embarked on a professional learning journey to Finland. Here, they reflect on the lessons they learned from the Finnish system.

Learning journeys: Staff investigations
Learning journeys: Staff investigations

Staff-developed research programs are key to the curriculum improvement process at this school.

Spotlight on practitioners
Spotlight on practitioners

Educators from around the world will gather in Sydney next month to share successful approaches that have helped to improve student learning outcomes in school communities.

Making new connections
Making new connections

Selena Woodward from Flinders University explains how using social media to create networks and connect with peers has influenced her practice.

Mentors and master teachers – lessons from Shanghai
Mentors and master teachers – lessons from Shanghai

What if you had a mentor for your entire career? And, what if mentoring others was part of the job description for every teacher?

Exploring and refining practice
Exploring and refining practice

An approach to professional development that combines collaborative, local learning communities with a focused pedagogical framework.

Comprehension strategies
Comprehension strategies

Associate Professor John Munro discusses why readers require a range of strategies in order to comprehend text independently and spontaneously.