Professional learning

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School Improvement Episode 4: Ray Boyd, West Beechboro Primary School
School Improvement Episode 4: Ray Boyd, West Beechboro Primary School

We speak to Ray Boyd, Principal of West Beechboro Primary School in Perth. Since taking on his role, he has introduced a Professional Recognition Program to support staff learning and student outcomes have improved significantly.

What do you wish you'd known at the start of your teaching career?
What do you wish you'd known at the start of your teaching career?

This month's video vox pop asks three school leaders: What do you know now that you wish you'd known at the start of your career?

How to follow up with disruptive students beyond class time
How to follow up with disruptive students beyond class time

In the final part of his series on classroom discipline, Dr Bill Rogers takes you through how to follow up with a student beyond class time.

Digital portfolios – a personal reflection tool
Digital portfolios – a personal reflection tool

At this Brisbane school, digital portfolios are an important part of teacher professional development.

Make an easy transition into on-task learning time
Make an easy transition into on-task learning time

In the second part of this series, Dr Bill Rogers further discusses discipline plans and explains how a teacher can move into ‘on-task’ learning time.

Calm the classroom storm
Calm the classroom storm

In the first of a three-part series, Dr Bill Rogers takes Teacher readers through the importance of a classroom discipline plan.

Creating lifelong learners
Creating lifelong learners

The teaching profession needs to be 'inspired by innovation and research', says Andreas Schleicher. Read more about his special video message at ACER's Research Conference in today's Teacher article.

Leading learning in a digital age
Leading learning in a digital age

The 21st Century challenges leaders to perform in very different ways. Here, find out how some school leaders are embracing the digital age.

See the connections

It's normally the students who use coloured pattern blocks, but in this workshop, it was the educators who used them to visually represent school staffing structures.

Building a professional portfolio
Building a professional portfolio

Whatever your role in school and whatever stage you're at in your career, building a professional portfolio can be a valuable tool.