‘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.
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.
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.
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.
India will once again participate in PISA, in the 2022 test cycle. Students in the 2018 global assessment were asked about the different classroom activities they are exposed to in relation to learning about other cultures, perspectives, and global events. This infographic looks at the OECD average results.
Andreas Schleicher – Director for Education and Skills at the OECD and long-time Teacher columnist – joins us from Paris for this episode to give his take on all things 2020, talk about the longer term impacts of the school shutdowns and share how different education systems have responded to the pandemic restrictions.
Which occupation is most similar to a teacher in terms of status? Do students respect teachers? How many hours do teachers work? And, how much should they be paid? These are some of the questions posed to more than 35 000 people around the world.
In today’s video Teacher magazine sits down with Australian Council for Educational Research CEO Professor Geoff Masters AO to discuss why it is important that students are involved in the process of setting goals for their own learning and can monitor the progress that they’re making.
Yesterday we brought you news of the 2017 WISE Award winners. Here we take a look at the remaining nine finalists, including a collaborative learning model aimed at increasing teacher motivation and professionalism in India and Uganda.
In today’s video Teacher magazine sits down with Australian Council for Educational Research CEO Professor Geoff Masters AO to discuss new ways of thinking about assessment.