The School House
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Four tips for teaching reading.
Child refugees need to have access to quality language programs so they have a chance at doing well at school - and teachers also need to be given appropriate training.
Politicians need to stop meddling with education policy and invest in teachers if Australia's science, mathematics and reading standards are to improve.
For subjects mired in jargon and technical words, what role does language play in breaking down obstacles to communication and understanding.
The government says that quality teachers are crucial to improving learning outcomes. Yet they still pursue policies that don’t put these teachers in front of our most marginalised students.
Children's scribbles can tell us a lot about how they will progress in school.
The lesson to be learned from Aurukun is around the impact of out-sourcing education to commercial interests.
Reading is increasingly being reduced to a numbers game in schools.
So far the budget has given us more education gift cards to use in the stores of the federal government’s choosing - two more tests for children; one when they come into school and one when they leave.
For new teachers, as the end of first term nears, you may be feeling despair. But don’t leave - we need teachers like you. Here's some advice on how to make the first year a little less turbulent.