New research finds students are having panic attacks and losing money on a test they must pass to qualify as teachers.
Looser requirements for teacher certification don’t fix teachers’ problems, which are low pay, high workload and lack of respect.
Bilingual education is possible for all South Africa’s children.
School violence prevention requires professionals – counselors, psychologists and social workers – who know how to create an emotionally safe environment. Those staffers are in very short supply.
Without university-level programs to provide teacher training for advanced computer science, states will not be able to offer high-quality computer science education to all students.
We investigated the initiatives schools around the world took to help support and maintain the well-being of their students and staff. We pulled out seven things that made a difference.
Teaching graduates must have spent time training in schools for the day they take charge of their own classes. But the past two years have laid bare the system’s failings.
If national teacher policies are not comprehensive, practical and inclusive of teachers, they can undermine the very workers they aim to help, a global education policy expert argues.
Grammatical nous has been found to give students a broader understanding of their own language and a key to learning others. The problem is, teachers aren’t being equipped to teach it.
Effective science teachers use everyday natural events to get students to explore their world. Here’s how they do it, according to an expert who prepares elementary school science teachers.
Newly qualified teachers who aren’t involved in a good induction program are more likely to leave the profession within their first five years of teaching. And most don’t get these inductions.
Universities are responsible for the majority of teacher training and eduation in England. The government is set on shifting the focus to schools
South Africa’s inclusive education policy currently under review must address the hindrances preventing children with disabilities from effectively access education in mainstream schools.
There’s no perfect teaching approach guaranteed to prepare student teachers to teach subjects in English in a multilingual environment. But there are things universities can do to prepare them.
Teacher turnover is higher among Black and Latino teachers than white teachers. An education policy expert explains what schools can do to reverse the trend.
What Kenya should focus on is providing in-service professional development to improve student learning outcomes.
Phones have the potential to help children learn, but UK teachers need evidence-based guidance on phone use in schools
During 2020, we saw the traditional classroom all but disappear. We can expect education to face other types of disruption. In an uncertain future, teachers need more than classroom-readiness.
Kiwi school kids are not consistently taught letter formation or spelling the way they once were. But these simple skills are part of the foundations of higher learning.
Teachers’ professional lives can be highly demanding, pressured, stressful and at times, emotionally exhausting. But there’s an unspoken demand they suppress their emotions and just get on with it.