The Victorian government has announced a $230 million package to encourage an extra 8,000 ‘future teachers’ into the profession.
Ghanaians measure the quality of education by examination scores.
A former fencer who fell in love with the samurai sword explains how learning to wield the weapon can help people stave off trouble in other areas of life.
The idea that each person has a particular learning style is a persistent myth in education. But new research provides more evidence that you won’t learn better in one modality than another.
A study interviewed university teachers to see how they are using video feedback to humanise their feedback to students. But this kind of feedback can be used for much younger students as well.
The federal government has just released a consultation paper on how to make the school system ‘better and fairer’. This includes ways to attract and retain teachers.
There are areas of biology that may be considered optional at younger year levels, such as botany, entomology and marine ecosystems. Evolution is not one of these.
These programs may seem like a good idea. But they can threaten children’s engagement in learning and undermine teachers’ professional skills.
Teachers in Ontario elementary schools can learn from how teachers in China approach collaboration as subject area specialists, while Chinese teachers can learn about developing the whole child.
Parents were concerned that their children’s race would affect their school experiences.
Ancient rituals and games possess characteristics like repetition, structure and the use of symbolic objects that aid students in understanding the world.
Students understand there are limitations with ChatGPT, but they know it will have a huge impact on their careers.
Although English to speakers of other languages (Esol) is treated like any other subject, it can offer far more to those learners.
We know the teacher shortage is a problem, all around the country, at all year levels. But beyond this, it is hard to get specific details.
There are many ways in which history teachers can support students in developing curious minds.
Teaching has long been treated as the poor cousin of higher education. The Universities Accord has the opportunity to change this.
Empathy helps us understand what others are thinking and feeling.
Once considered a novelty in school, hip-hop has spawned an array of educational programs and initiatives that are reshaping the way educators teach and how students learn.
A major international report says the “disciplinary climate” in Australian schools is among the “least favourable” in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
We work as part of a team researching drug education. Schools tell us there are rising expulsions due to vaping. We have also heard of students being home schooled so they can continue to vape.