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Unleashing talent through shared responsibility
Unleashing talent through shared responsibility

‘We ... entrust and empower people to take on and drive improvement in teaching and learning.’ See how adopting a distributed leadership model can help drive innovation.

Shine a light on 2015
Shine a light on 2015

Teachers planning theme-based units, displays and assemblies will find ideas in this round-up of celebrations and commemorations for 2015.

Room 3: Volume 2
Room 3: Volume 2

Once a fortnight Teacher ventures down to Room 3 – the basement archives at the Australian Council for Educational Research.

Connecting the dots
Connecting the dots

Educators in Melbourne are carrying out school-based action research to identify links between professional learning, classroom practice and student achievement.

Modelling the molecule of life
Modelling the molecule of life

Modular kits can help students in the science classroom understand molecules, processes and forces that cannot be seen. Here, educator Britt Gow reviews a few ready-made kits.

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.

Up against the clock
Up against the clock

Australian educators believe insufficient time to prepare for lessons and a lack of skills are hindering the use of ICT in teaching and learning, a new study suggests.

Australia's ageing teacher workforce
Australia's ageing teacher workforce

A survey of Australian teachers and principals has revealed an ageing workforce, which researchers warn has significant implications for succession planning.

What do you wish you'd known at the start of your teaching career?
What do you wish you'd known at the start of your teaching career?

This month's video vox pop asks three school leaders: What do you know now that you wish you'd known at the start of your career?

What makes great teaching?
What makes great teaching?

Do you like to praise students who complete a task that's easy for them? According to a research review, this strategy can be harmful to learning.