‘Best literacy practices in specialist schools look very different to best practice in regular classrooms.’ New research published in the Australian Journal of Education explores the different observational tools needed to understand effective literacy environments in specialist schools.
Getting ready to start teaching in the classroom, managing student behaviour and meeting with parents can be a daunting prospect for many pre-service teachers. Researchers at the University of Virginia have spent the last five years developing digitally mediated simulations to supplement traditional teacher training.
Educators across New South Wales converged on Sydney to take part in an annual accreditation panel organised by the Association of Independent Schools NSW that involved assessing applications from their colleagues seeking recognition as Experienced Teachers.
Are you currently going through the process of achieving full teacher registration? Is it something you hope to do soon? In today’s Q&A we speak to a teacher who is partway through preparing for proficient certification status, and her principal about his mentoring tips for teachers.
For the last three years school leaders and staff at Jordan River Learning Federation Senior School have been focusing on evidence-based teaching and reflection. It’s included the development of a professional learning approach called CCRP – Connect, Collect, Reflect and Progress.
Since 1976, a Roy Morgan annual survey has asked Australians to rate 30 professions for ethics and honesty. This year, the rating for school teachers hit an all-time high. Find out more in today's infographic.
We find out about Harvard University's Best Foot Forward project, which is exploring the effectiveness of videoing lessons as a feedback tool in teacher observations.
Fiona Gordon explores how documenting professional learning conversations can help you understand the images of assessment that teachers hold.
A recent survey indicated that school teaching is viewed as an honest and ethical profession by a large percentage of Australians. See where school teachers rank amongst other professions in this infographic.