School culture

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Creating a positive school culture
Creating a positive school culture

This reader submission focuses on the principal of a school that has experienced a remarkable improvement in graduation numbers, due to sustained change in the school culture.

Global Education Episode 2: Annette Rueggeberg
Global Education Episode 2: Annette Rueggeberg

Teacher chats to Annette Rueggeberg, co-principal of a secondary school in north west Germany that has experienced a remarkable turnaround in fortunes following an unusual request from a leading orchestra.

Step in the right direction
Step in the right direction

In the second of two articles exploring Indigenous education in a Navajo community, editor Jo Earp finds out how cultural traditions are used to assess learning.

Pastoral care: A 10-step plan
Pastoral care: A 10-step plan

Regular reviews of policies and practices help to systematically assess pastoral care resources, strengths, needs, threats and opportunities. This action plan will make the process easy.

The Research Files Episode 6: Sandra Pattison and Tham Lu
The Research Files Episode 6: Sandra Pattison and Tham Lu

In Episode 6 of The Research Files, Teacher speaks to Sandra Pattison and Tham Lu about an NCVER report that explores whether school characteristics influence student engagement of 15-year-olds.

Placing importance on relationships
Placing importance on relationships

In follow-up to our article on Indigenous student retention, Teacher editor Jo Earp talks to the co-founder of a school in the US that could offer inspiration to educators here.

Student retention in Indigenous contexts
Student retention in Indigenous contexts

What can educators at the grassroots level do to continue to drive improvement in Indigenous student retention?

The connected classroom
The connected classroom

Greg Whitby speaks to Dr Miranda Jefferson about a new approach to schooling designed to meet the needs of today’s learners.

On track to achievement
On track to achievement

As well as improving fitness levels, this school in Western Australia aims to build Indigenous girls’ confidence and leadership skills, and address the problems that they face in day to day life.

Putting learning at the heart of the school
Putting learning at the heart of the school

When Beth Gilligan arrived at Tasmania's Dominic College as Principal, she knew it was time to address significant issues.