Teachers make a significant difference to their students’ lives – sometimes against all odds – and they deserve to be celebrated.
Nearly half of all teachers report having high levels of daily stress. Research shows that when teachers are stressed out, it can negatively affect students and schools.
While President Donald Trump suggests arming teachers would be a good way to stop school shootings, research shows that carrying firearms comes with a host of troublesome risks.
Teachers' prosperity in Indonesia have improved but without programs dedicated to improving teachers, the quality of learning will be stagnant.
Teachers have a legal duty to promote British values, but what exactly are they?
The government must try harder if it wants to ensure recruitment and retention in the profession.
Should the teacher be a sage on the stage or a guide on the side? Neither, it seems.
Trainee teachers with northern accents are under pressure to speak ‘the Queen’s English’ in the classroom.
Gratitude for and celebrating of the accomplishments of teachers is essential to keeping them motivated and engaged in the profession.
The problem in learners' reading performance lies in how reading is taught in most South African schools. Learners are not taught to understand the written word and make sense of it for themselves.
Negative experiences in mainstream schools have harmful long-term effects on pupils with autism spectrum conditions.
STEM professionals who change careers to become teachers are often intrinsically motivated, and can help engage kids in STEM subjects with their real-world experience.
Policy needs to focus on making the teaching profession stable and more appealing. South Africa must ensure its locally trained teachers have more reason to stay in the country.
It's not enough to base teaching and learning policy on big data analysis, evidence needs to be rich, persuasive and justifiable and provide practical support to develop teaching approaches.
Exergames should be used to replace sedentary video games, not traditional physical education.
Many Canadian teachers worry about how to incorporate Indigenous content into the classroom. For one sociology professor, finding Indigenous mentorship was richly rewarding.
Youth suicide has reached a ten year high, but suicide and self-harm are still taboo topics in schools.
Pressure on schools to make rapid improvements discourages deeper thinking about long-term solutions. Education can learn a lot from "slow" movements.
Staffing rural schools has been an issue in Australia for at least 113 years. We need a fresh approach to tackle this persistent problem.
The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse has demonstrated how catastrophically some teachers have failed their duties - a pledge is one way to turn that around.