School business relationships
Has your school been thinking about or working to develop STEM lessons? Are you contemplating building connections with industry? Our latest reader submission shares details of research exploring the impact of school-industry partnerships.
What would schools like from business? And what kinds of school-business interactions could be of most benefit to students? New research from ACER has explored attitudes towards school engagement with business.
Educating students about unlocking opportunities in meaningful STEM employment has helped transform STEM enrolment rates and has landed Dr Scott Sleap the 2018 Prime Minister’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching in Secondary Schools.
Principal Pauline Kubat from Epping Views Primary School shares her approach to collaborative leadership, how she overcomes daily challenges as a school leader, and insights into her experience in the Principal for a Day program.
To increase the leadership capacity of principals in South Africa, Dr Louise van Rhyn founded a program named Partners for Possibility, which pairs business leaders with principals for a 12-month structured leadership development program.
In the second of two articles on Gunbalanya School in the Northern Territory, we find out about its switch to a flexible calendar to improve student attendance, and how educators are working with the community and industry to prepare students for work.
Australia’s Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel joins Teacher to discuss his latest report which outlines why partnering schools with STEM industry experts is so beneficial.
Queensland science teacher Sarah Chapman is passionate about engaging youngsters in STEM education and has travelled the world gathering evidence of international best practice.
Tiina-Maija Toivola joins us from Helsinki to talk about the award-winning Me & MyCity program that gives 6th Graders a chance to spend a day in their chosen profession and learn more about being a consumer and citizen.
Teacher quality and a lack of project-based learning have been flagged up as the main challenges facing primary and secondary schools by global education experts.