Teaching skills

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TALIS 2018: Teachers applying knowledge and skill
TALIS 2018: Teachers applying knowledge and skill

Teachers and school leaders across the globe have shared their views on issues affecting their profession in the 2018 OECD Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS).

Value and authenticity in teaching
Value and authenticity in teaching

ARIA Music Teacher of the Year and South Australian music teacher, Scott Maxwell, sits down with Teacher to unpack the importance of two qualities in teaching: value and authenticity.

Teacher's bookshelf: Practical Drama exercises
Teacher's bookshelf: Practical Drama exercises

In this extract from her new book, 100 Acting Exercises for 8-18 year olds, Samantha Marsden shares practical exercises that allow students to shine in front of their classmates.

School Improvement Episode 18: Supporting primary Science teachers
School Improvement Episode 18: Supporting primary Science teachers

At Warrigal Road State School in Brisbane, the focus on inquiry learning in Science was an identified area of improvement. Lead Science teacher Brett Crawford explains what Science education was like before he began mentoring teachers, and shares details of a couple of his budget-friendly experiments.

Elevating the teaching profession
Elevating the teaching profession

In his new Teacher column, OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher outlines several strategies for elevating the teaching profession, including strengthening professional autonomy, trust and the collaborative culture.

Q&A: A sustainable program targeting teachers
Q&A: A sustainable program targeting teachers

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.

Debunking education myths
Debunking education myths

In his first Teacher column of 2017, OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher debunks some of the myths about what makes a successful education system.

20-year slide in maths and science learning
20-year slide in maths and science learning

With the release of results from the four-yearly Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), Geoff Masters discusses what it will take to lift levels of mathematics and science learning in Australian schools.

Technology reform full of good ideas, poorly executed
Technology reform full of good ideas, poorly executed

Andreas Schleicher says the road to education technology reform is littered with good ideas that are poorly executed, and explains why educators need to be involved in innovation.

Dr Seuss and quality teaching Part 2: ‘There is fun to be done!'
Dr Seuss and quality teaching Part 2: ‘There is fun to be done!'

Professor Nan Bahr returns to her complete set of 40th anniversary Dr Seuss books to consider the qualities of quality teaching. Part two explores enthusiasm.