Researchers have used an Indonesian folktale setting to explore how young children take up and experience different gender roles during early years play, and how teachers can support their learning and development by moving beyond traditional gender stereotypes.
The term ‘evidence-based practice’ is widely used in education. Schools are continually presented with strategies, programs and approaches that claim to be ‘research-based’ or ‘evidence-based’. But what is evidence-based practice? And, how do schools determine which of these programs and methods have solid foundations in research?
A new paper explores US data on public school teachers working a second job, outside the education system. What proportion of full-time teachers worked a second job? What type of jobs did they take? And, what were their average earnings? Find out in this infographic.
A large-scale assessment of Grade 5 students in six Southeast Asian countries has highlighted some of the home and school factors that have a positive impact on reading, writing and mathematics achievement.
In their new book In Teachers We Trust: The Finnish Way to World-Class Schools, Pasi Sahlberg and Timothy D Walker suggest seven key principles for building a culture of trust in schools. This exclusive extract discussing the ‘three levels of trust’ is taken from a chapter on cultivating responsible learners.
McKinsey surveyed teachers around the world for their views on the effectiveness of remote learning during the COVID-19 school closures. Teachers were asked to reflect on their experiences in the first few months of the pandemic, scoring the effectiveness on a scale of one to 10. Find out the results in today’s infographic.
What do you need information on? Online learning? How to support your students after the COVID-19 school closures? School leadership? How to introduce higher order thinking skills into your lesson planning? This Teacher alphabet brings you quick links to popular content from our Southeast Asia site that you might find useful.
A systematic review of research from the past two decades has investigated the link between leadership and learning to analyse how principals affect student learning and overall school culture.
In a recent article we looked at how students in Southeast Asia performed in the latest cycle of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study. In this follow-up we dig into the accompanying questionnaire findings to gain insights into school discipline safety, teacher professional development needs, and challenges to teaching and learning in each country.
In this Q&A we speak with Dr Katie Richardson about looking at student assessment data from different angles, identifying patterns in data, and why working collaboratively to interpret assessment data is a useful technique.