Australian results from the first of two major international education studies have indicated Years 4 and 8 student achievement in mathematics and science has flatlined over the past 20 years.
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.
Banning mobile phones from schools boosts student performance in high stakes tests, according to a study published by the London School of Economics (LSE).
This month we find out how educators can play a part in assessment reform.
Is there a ‘best’ way to establish the levels of knowledge, understanding and skill that students have attained in a subject by the end of Year 12?
Are teenage students in Finland more likely to persevere with a problem than their counterparts in Australia? What about students in Shanghai or the US? Take a look at this Teacher infographic.
The results of a new international study indicate that Australian teenagers are more likely to persevere in problem-solving.
Online NAPLAN tests that are tailored to ability and give a more precise measurement of where students are at in their learning look set to be introduced.
Professor Geoff Masters says A to E grading doesn't tell the whole story. Teacher editor Jo Earp sat down with him to discuss possible alternatives.