The Grattan Institute's new report, Widening Gaps, invites us to think differently about how to measure student progress and tackle entrenched inequalities in achievement.
There is a lot of misinformation about how Australia prepares teachers to teach reading and writing in schools. So here's how it really works.
Differentiation is not about about creating different lessons for every student. It's about teachers providing a range of options for students to demonstrate their learning.
Will Hélène really learn English better if you call her Helen?
Around one in five Australian school students are disengaged, leading to disruptive behaviours in class and students dropping out.
More is possible in a virtual world than in a classroom – that's what makes Minecraft invaluable.
A change in enrolment patterns demands a more comprehensive approach to selection to teacher education programs that goes beyond establishing minimum ATAR cutoff points.
The only way to retain good teachers is to change the way schools operate at a systemic level.
Of the 15,000 newly graduated teachers, less than half will find permanent employment in Australia. Now's the time to decide if you stay on to do casual teaching or work abroad.
Academics must teach students how to think – not what to think.
Students reach the middle years of high school with poor vocabularies and unable to work with language in sophisticated ways.
American textbooks confine the history of indigenous peoples to a distant past.
Should history textbooks be revised to include Native American voices?
Teaching often comes second to research in universities. A group of award winning lecturers explains why teaching is the best part of their work.
Just 55% of year 6 students and 52% of year 10 students are meeting the expected grades for ICT. What's going wrong?
After November 13, teachers in France asked themselves how they could talk to their students about the violence. The answers are both creative and deeply moving.
A professor of literature who is also a poet tackles the issue of the inroads technology has made in the relationship between teacher and learner.
Current incentives used to recruit more teachers to work in rural and regional schools aren't working. But could the health sector offer up some possible solutions?
A lack of government guidance on how student tuition fees should be used by universities is resulting in money for teaching being spent on research instead.
The online building game offers a way to explore the world of molecules like no other.
President Obama's message has put issues around standardized testing back in the news. Here's what scholars have been saying.