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Great tech can't replace poor teaching
Great tech can't replace poor teaching

Investing heavily in ICT for education doesn't lead to appreciable improvements in student achievement in reading, maths or science, according to a new OECD study.

Engaging students through a conversational writing style
Engaging students through a conversational writing style

Does adopting a formal or a conversational style in learning materials affect learning processes and outcomes? Three academics discuss.

The Research Files Episode 13: Jim Pellegrino on shaping science learning
The Research Files Episode 13: Jim Pellegrino on shaping science learning

To mark National Science Week, Teacher hears from Professor Jim Pellegrino about shaping science learning for the future.

Student access to software resources

Do students in Australia have ready access to software resources in comparison with other countries? A recent report offers some interesting insights.

Infographic: Student concerns prior to transition

What do students worry about before transitioning into secondary school? A new study, published in the Australian Journal of Education, provides some interesting insights.

School Improvement Episode 6: Targeted teaching with Peter Goss
School Improvement Episode 6: Targeted teaching with Peter Goss

Teacher chats to Dr Peter Goss about a research paper highlighting schools and education systems that are starting to do targeted teaching in a more systematic way.

Mentoring and support for new teachers

To what extent are new teachers supported once they are employed in a new school? OECD data provides some interesting insights.

The Research Files Episode 12: Dr Chris Harvey on delayed school start times
The Research Files Episode 12: Dr Chris Harvey on delayed school start times

Teacher speaks to Dr Chris Harvey about a year-long study exploring whether starting the school day later has an impact on student achievement levels.

Tell us about your action research
Tell us about your action research

School-based action researchers share their stories in today’s video.

Making school meaningful for Indigenous learners
Making school meaningful for Indigenous learners

Jacynta Krakouer provides a snapshot of Making school meaningful for Indigenous learners, which has practical tools for teachers wanting to improve outcomes for Indigenous students.