Swift, like all writers, draws from her literary forebears to craft new works.
There is an ‘unprecedented’ shortage of teachers right across Australia. Education experts say teachers need respect and a more reasonable workload.
A new Grattan Institute report found only 15% of surveyed teachers have access to a high-quality bank of teaching materials at their school.
About two students in 30 will have developmental language disorder, making it as common as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and much more common than autism.
Teachers are increasingly copping abuse from parents and it’s undermining their desire to stay in the profession.
An English professor takes a critical look at why today’s students are assigned the same books that were assigned decades ago – and why American school curricula are so difficult to change.
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.