Satyam Mishra was one of two educators from India to make it into the prestigious Global Teacher Prize Top 50 for 2021. In today’s article, he shares practical examples for making mathematics more engaging and relevant for students.
‘The metaverse is upon us. Soon it will be as omnipresent as TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook (now Meta).’ So reads the first line of a new Policy Brief exploring the potential of the metaverse to enhance teaching and learning in the future, and why we need to start planning for it now.
When it comes to designing student assessments, teachers can often get swayed by their instinct of being a topic expert over the actual requirements of the assessment. ACER India Research Fellow Bikramjit Sen discusses three common mistakes that teachers should keep in mind when creating a science assessment.
A new framework for learning through play has been developed to support teachers in the classroom and help guide policy and practice in the early years of schooling. The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) and the LEGO Foundation have worked together to develop the framework.
Additional Needs Coordinator Sue Pickett shares a study planner she created with her team at Eltham High School in Victoria, Australia, to support teachers in assisting students with additional needs.
In the first of our ‘10 questions with…’ series featuring leading education figures, Editor Jo Earp talks to Dr Rukmini Banerji about receiving the prestigious Yidan Prize, changes in school education in India over the years, and the urgent tasks facing teachers as they continue to support student learning during the pandemic.
Students have a diverse range of personal and contextual factors that influence their access to and achievement in their education. A new global study calls for a re-evaluation of education systems to promote personalised education.
Events of the last two years have forced teachers and principals to think differently about how they can continue to best meet the needs of students and their families. In the third article in our series on ‘Learning during in the pandemic’ we speak to award-winning principal Suruchi Gandhi.
We know that participating in sport and physical activity benefits health and wellbeing. New research analysing global data has found it also has a small positive effect on students’ academic performance, particularly in mathematics and science.
The Responses to Educational Disruption Survey (REDS) explores how the pandemic has impacted lower secondary education, investigating how 11 countries approached the challenge of ensuring continuity in teaching and learning during the disruption. Find out more about insights from the survey in today's infographic.