Australia’s education ministers have asked their departments to come up with a new plan to address the teacher shortage by December.
The pandemic lockdown added a big teaching load; female academics also found themselves having to play more of a nurturing role.
Female statistics students had higher final exam grades than their male peers, even though they had less confidence in their statistics abilities at the start of the semester.
There are more than 600,000 students in government and Catholic schools learning English as an additional language.
Difficulties in attracting and retaining teachers have a lot to do with the conditions they find themselves working in. Here are 3 ways to develop a school system that’s fairer and better for all.
A whole-school approach to literacy is far more effective for students, but few Australian schools have practical plans for building literacy across all subject areas.
The teacher shortage in Australia has reached crisis levels. We will fix this by improving the conditions for existing teachers, not with cash incentives for university students.
The question for all educators should be: How do we capitalize on COVID-19 initiated change to build better education systems for the future?
Language electives have fewer enrolments compared to other subjects in Australia. New research suggests students are interested in studying languages, but can’t.
Religious beliefs and modern biology sometimes seem to collide. But exploring those ideas with compassion and an open mind can lead to deeper learning across cultures.
Interviews and surveys with hundreds of teachers and school administrators reveal the effect of persistent staffing shortages on school personnel – and on students.
We studied an innovative mentorship program that pairs specialist music teachers with early childhood educators to bring quality music programs into schools.
Comparing students’ comments on their teachers in in-person classes in 2019 and online classes in 2020, the one difference that stands out is the increase in bias against female lecturers.
The plans to keep schools open through the wave of Omicron infections fail to take into account the particular challenges of staffing rural and remote schools.
Many teachers are sick of pretending they are “doing OK”. They feel pressured to be unrealistically positive in the face of irrefutable evidence that everything is not great.
The demands of the job mean teachers don’t have enough time to ensure they do the best-quality teaching they can. But our new report has a plan for governments.
School districts across the US are starting to pay subs more and make it easier to become a sub – in an effort to keep classrooms operating despite large numbers of staff out sick.
Whether someone is scrolling mindlessly or actively conducting research, WitchTok connects witches to their practices and community.
A dispute between the Chicago Teachers Union and the school district over in-person learning has resulted in classes being canceled. An education policy expert explains what is at stake.
Research tracking teachers, classes and their grades over many years shows gender bias has long-term impacts on students’ performance and their post-school study choices.