Student welfare

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Student wellbeing in Australia and Denmark
Student wellbeing in Australia and Denmark

You’ve been to a great workshop, picked up information from a PD session, or read a research paper, but how do take the next step and use what you’ve learned to improve your own practice?

Global Teacher Prize recognises the world's best
Global Teacher Prize recognises the world's best

The Global Teacher prize awards US $1 million to an exceptional educator who has made an outstanding contribution to their profession. Here, we take a look at those who made the coveted top 10 shortlist.

Canadian educator wins $1 million teacher prize
Canadian educator wins $1 million teacher prize

A teacher who has spent the last six years working in a fly-in Inuit village in the Canadian arctic has been named the winner of the Global Teacher Prize.

Making transition a positive experience – 10 key strategies
Making transition a positive experience – 10 key strategies

In today's article Donna Cross and Leanne Lester from the University of Western Australia discuss 10 key strategies to enhance student transition to secondary school.

Using personal best goal-setting and values driven action
Using personal best goal-setting and values driven action

Dr Jasmine Green and Professor Andrew Martin explore adolescent motivation and engagement using personal best goal-setting and values driven action.

A day in the life of a Malawian school girl
A day in the life of a Malawian school girl

A regular school day for a school girl in Malawi looks vastly different to what her peers experience in Australia, as Julia Gillard witnessed firsthand during a trip to south-east Africa.

Anti-bullying strategies and their impact
Anti-bullying strategies and their impact

New research explores how Australian schools are addressing issues of bullying and cyber bullying and the perceived effectiveness of the strategies used.

Infographic: Student health and wellbeing

The Australian Child Wellbeing Project surveyed 5400 students in Year 4, 6 and 8, asking them about their lives and wellbeing during this crucial period. Here are some of the findings.

Changing parent perceptions of classroom practice
Changing parent perceptions of classroom practice

The co-authors of an annual Australian study say involving parents more in the day-to-day learning of their children could help to change perceptions about teachers’ capabilities.

Infographic: Girls' confidence

A new survey suggests girls' confidence is sky high in primary school, but it nose-dives as they progress through secondary school and beyond.