A systematic review of research from the past two decades has investigated the link between leadership and learning to analyse how principals affect student learning and overall school culture. Here, we look at the skills displayed by principals that have emerged to have a positive effect on schools.
What contributes to a teacher’s decision to leave the profession? And, at the same time, why do others thrive and find success and personal fulfillment at work? Hugh Gundlach is a researcher, pre-service teacher educator and classroom teacher, and he joins us today to discuss his research on teacher attrition and retention.
Researchers at the University of Wollongong in New South Wales have been working with teachers and school leaders around Australia to better understand what motivates them to be involved in school-university partnerships. Here they share some of their study findings.
In order to better respond to the learning needs of students, Emmaus Christian School in Canberra has moved to a new model of classroom integration for Teaching Assistants. Here, Luke Willsmore, Dr Tanya Vaughan and Susannah Schoeffel discuss the new way of working and the research that informed the change process.
Teacher education students are being asked to share what inspired them to study teaching and to consider why their peers may have been deterred away from the profession, in a nationwide survey called Future Teachers Talk.
Can simple prompts help encourage more trainee teachers to apply for placements in rural and remote schools? In today’s Q&A we speak to Dr Karen Tindall, a Senior Adviser at the Behavioural Insights Team Australia about a trial in New South Wales.
Casual relief teaching is a path many educators will take at a point in their career. In fact, it’s a position some teachers hold for their entire careers in education. In today’s article three casual relief teachers from Queensland offer their insights into this line of work.
‘A quality education always starts with a great teacher’. In her final column of the year, Julia Gillard shares details of some of the programs aimed at improving the recruitment, training and support of teachers in developing nations.
The latest Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) report on initial teacher education includes survey data about the career intentions of teachers with one to five years' teaching experience.
How do you respond to an interview question you have no idea how to answer? What are some common oversights in teaching job applications? In this article, we explore some of these concerns with the expertise of three principals.