“Peidiwch â cholli!”
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.
If teachers are aware of the positive influence they have on their students and colleagues they might have higher levels of self-efficacy and work satisfaction.
Gratitude for and celebrating of the accomplishments of teachers is essential to keeping them motivated and engaged in the profession.
Children must be taught to read for comprehension, not just to parrot what they hear.
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.
The six-part drama revisits the funny, messy, mixed-up lives of the Hughes and Scott families as they struggle to do their best as parents.
Negative experiences in mainstream schools have harmful long-term effects on pupils with autism spectrum conditions.
Career changers are intrinsically motivated and tend to be more committed to teaching, having changed careers later in life.
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.
Much more must be done to keep teachers in South Africa.
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.
Teachers need to use their professional understanding and practical reasoning to assess the value of the proposed strategies and when, how and why they should be incorporated into their teaching.
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.
The “feeling” of hitting a well-timed tennis shot is lost in exergames.
Exergames should be used to replace sedentary video games, not traditional physical education.
Thousands of copper nails representing thousands of Indigenous children who died in Canada’s residential schools were hammered into the Reconciliation Pole before its raising at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C., on April 1, 2017.
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Many Canadian teachers worry about how to incorporate Indigenous content into the classroom. For one sociology professor, finding Indigenous mentorship was richly rewarding.
As a community we need proactive, positive strategies to reduce youth self-harm and suicide.
Youth suicide has reached a ten year high, but suicide and self-harm are still taboo topics in schools.
“Slow” movements promote concepts of mindfulness and a consideration of process as well as outcomes.
Pressure on schools to make rapid improvements discourages deeper thinking about long-term solutions. Education can learn a lot from "slow" movements.
The federal government announced an independent review into regional, rural and remote education in March this year.
AAP Image/Lukas Coch
Staffing rural schools has been an issue in Australia for at least 113 years. We need a fresh approach to tackle this persistent problem.
Of the institutional categories employed by the royal commission, educational institutions were the second most represented.
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.
This year's changes to GCSE grades means results cannot be compared with those of previous years.
Men often leave teaching because of the gender-related challenges they face.
The continuing decline in the numbers of male primary school teachers suggests more attention needs to be placed on retaining those already in the profession.
Women also sexually abuse children, but their reasons are often different to men’s.
Students at an Atlanta elementary school prep for upcoming state standardized tests.
AP Photo/David Goldman
Standardized test scores drive many of our decisions about students, teachers and school districts. But research shows that the results are highly predictable, in a bad way.
Can innovative professional learning communities help to support bilingualism?
As Canada's French language teachers flee the profession, online Professional Learning Communities promise to reverse this trend, stimulating creativity, camaraderie and leadership.
Indigenous children can benefit greatly from learning in a language they understand.
Research shows many concepts are best learned in the language that the learner understands.