School culture

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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.

See the connections

It's normally the students who use coloured pattern blocks, but in this workshop, it was the educators who used them to visually represent school staffing structures.

School Improvement Episode 1: Karen Endicott
School Improvement Episode 1: Karen Endicott

In the first episode of Teacher’s podcast series on school improvement, we speak to Karen Endicott, principal of Sarah Redfern High School in New South Wales, about her school improvement journey.

Legal matters: Intervention orders
Legal matters: Intervention orders

Staff at one Victorian school told Teacher they would like to know more about intervention orders, so we asked two lawyers from the state give a brief overview.

Walk your school's hallways: Secrets to a healthy school culture
Walk your school's hallways: Secrets to a healthy school culture

Do you really know if you have a healthy school culture or a toxic one? A good way to find out is to walk down your school’s hallways, says Donna Laubli.

Attendance: It's a big deal
Attendance: It's a big deal

Principal Mike O'Connor makes attendance data a 'big deal' at Brisbane's Browns Plains State High School and is only too happy to shine a spotlight on student absence.

Can happiness be taught?
Can happiness be taught?

School leader Trevor Lee discusses the benefits of a student wellbeing curriculum.

Teaching in an Islamic school
Teaching in an Islamic school

Coming from a non-Islamic background, Andrew Turcinovich was a little apprehensive when he got a teaching job in an Islamic school. Here, he explains why he needn’t have been worried.

Sweet emotion
Sweet emotion

A school is made up of its people, and people are not always rational beings. Gerard Ferrara explains the importance of emotional intelligence.