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Supporting teacher emotions through rolling crises
Supporting teacher emotions through rolling crises

‘Teachers having space to discuss their emotions and the issues that evoke them leads to a higher probability of finding creative and collaborative ways to manage them,’ Dr Jean Hopman writes in her article on how to navigate the emotional work of teaching.

Behaviour Management Episode 13: Professor Ken Rigby on bullying in schools
Behaviour Management Episode 13: Professor Ken Rigby on bullying in schools

Our guest for this episode of our Behaviour Management podcast series is Professor Ken Rigby – Adjunct Professor at the University of South Australia and a leading international researcher in the area of bullying in schools.

Teacher’s Bookshelf: Having strong school infrastructure
Teacher’s Bookshelf: Having strong school infrastructure

Teacher Wellbeing by Amy Green offers practical tools for teachers and leaders to unpack the many facets of teacher wellbeing. In this exclusive excerpt, Green explores the systems, structures and processes in schools that support teacher wellbeing and ensure we function properly.

Teacher Staffroom Episode 41: Teacher welfare
Teacher Staffroom Episode 41: Teacher welfare

This month at Teacher, we’ve shared a range of content on teacher welfare – from how to access supports at your school, to coping with violence from students. In this episode of Teacher Staffroom, we bring you up to date on these stories and more highlights from October.

Q&A: Practicing Restorative Justice in schools
Q&A: Practicing Restorative Justice in schools

In the second part of a Q&A with Teacher, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education Culture and Society at Monash University, Dr Kristin Reimer, explains how a Restorative Justice Framework can be understood and used within a school context.

Education Q&A: What is a Restorative Justice Framework?
Education Q&A: What is a Restorative Justice Framework?

In this Q&A, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education Culture and Society at Monash University, Dr Kristin Reimer, unpacks the philosophical framework of Restorative Justice and how this framework can be understood within a school context.

New parent engagement: Extending your school’s buddy programs
New parent engagement: Extending your school’s buddy programs

Many of you will be familiar with the concept of buddy programs, designed to support children who are navigating the intimidating step of starting a new school. However, it’s not only students who experience these challenges. For over 5 years, Beaumaris North Primary School have been running a buddy program for new Prep parents to help them find their feet in a new environment.

Resilience at work: Vicarious trauma in teaching and practical classroom strategies
Resilience at work: Vicarious trauma in teaching and practical classroom strategies

Teachers do their best to support student wellbeing, and often this can mean supporting a student who may be showing signs of posttraumatic stress at school. In this article, Dr Emily Berger shares trauma-informed strategies that teachers can use in the classroom to support both student and teacher wellbeing.

Teacher’s bookshelf: The New Teacher Tribe
Teacher’s bookshelf: The New Teacher Tribe

The latest instalment of Teacher’s bookshelf features Empowering Teachers and Democratising Schooling, Perspectives from Australiaedited by Keith Heggart and Steven Kolber. This exclusive extract, written by Stephanie Salazar, looks at the New Teacher Tribe network she developed and shares some key principles for starting one at your own school.

Podcast: School Assembly Episode 3: Planning
Podcast: School Assembly Episode 3: Planning

In this episode of our podcast series School Assembly, we speak with Principal Ray Boyd and Associate Principal Rachael Lehr about all things ‘planning’ in the lead up to the opening of Dayton Primary School in Western Australia next year.