Speech patterns are just important as letter sounds when learning to read.
Now that the OLT is closing and the grants and fellowships are lost, it is not clear whether the government will play an active role in enhancing teaching excellence in our universities.
Financial literacy is not just about knowledge, so it would help if we taught it using day-to-day issues.
Closing the Office of Learning and Teaching removes Australia's national commitment to innovation and improved performance in learning and teaching.
Our education system fails to amplify students' creativity and interest in learning. To continue along the current path is increasingly unscientific, unjustifiable and plain dull.
In the future some humans may be born without either a mother or father as we now know them, and with no other humans around to bring them up.
While schools receive an extra $1.2 billion in funding for 2018-20, reforms for higher education are delayed by a further year.
While Labor's policy proposals for schools are all mapped out, the Coalition has yet to specify its plans for education.
Schools and universities pump lots of time and money into collecting data on learning analytics, but there is no research to show that such data actually helps to improve learning outcomes.
The Government changed the curriculum in 2014 so that all school children would be taught coding, but two years on this is far from reality.
We warned the government about baseline tests. It should have listened.
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.
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.