In today’s Q&A Geography educator Susan Caldis discusses some of the things she learned throughout her time abroad, how she plans on sharing this information with the wider Geography community, and why she’d recommend an immersive experience to other educators.
Geography educator Susan Caldis has just returned from a two-week professional learning opportunity in Singapore, where she took part in the 2019 Outstanding Educator In Residence program.
Professor Nan Bahr thinks there’s a lot that educators can learn from Winnie the Pooh and his mates. Here, she reflects on the journey of Piglet to illustrate why we need to turn our considerations for teaching upside down to enable us to better address the needs of learners for lifelong resilience and success.
‘A quality education always starts with a great teacher’. In her final column of the year, Julia Gillard shares details of some of the programs aimed at improving the recruitment, training and support of teachers in developing nations.
In a new working paper published by the OECD, results from a survey of teachers conducted in PISA 2015 are presented. Teachers were asked if training in student career guidance and counselling was included in their initial teacher education or in their professional development activities during the last 12 months.
To explore the nature of quality induction and mentoring practices and develop cases of ‘good practice’, the Teachers Registration Board of South Australia conducted a research project. In today’s article Research Analyst Debra Panizzon shares some of the findings.
Tara.Ed is an Australian NGO that aims to promote sustainable, quality education in rural and remote parts of India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan through teacher training and capacity building. Here, we talk to founder Jennifer Star about the organisation’s focus on empowering educators.
A new report from the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership includes data on the experiences and attitudes of early career teachers about their induction in schools.
In today’s Behaviour Management podcast we talk to Dr Anna Sullivan from the University of South Australia. Here, she shares her insights into what it means to enact respectful, school-wide behaviour policies and the role of school leaders in doing so.
The teaching profession is getting older and is becoming increasingly unattractive to young students, data from a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) show.