An annual survey of Australian school leaders has discovered a worrying shift in threats to their health and wellbeing.
Maths anxiety is the feeling of tension and worry that interferes with a person’s ability to solve mathematical problems. It can be seen in children as young as five.
Research shows one way teachers could take more control over their wellbeing at work is by ‘job crafting’. This involves making changes to your job to make it more meaningful.
‘Eco-champion’ teachers face barriers in implementing climate change education. Communities and school boards can find inspiration to support them from boards with bolder climate commitments.
Analysing two major studies, researchers found it did not matter if teachers had less than one year of experience or had spent 25 years in the classroom – they delivered the same quality of teaching.
An expert on adolescent sexuality weighs in on how technology has changed the amount and type of pornography that teens can consume – and what that means when it happens at school.
Today Australia’s education ministers are meeting and school attendance is high on the agenda. Federal Education Minister Jason Clare has repeatedly flagged this as one of his key concerns.
My School is updated each year with information about every school in Australia to help parents understand “the performance of schools over time”.
When schools ask student-athletes about their menstrual cycles, they may be infringing on anti-discrimination and privacy laws.
Parents can be worried when they hear their child is in a composite class. Research says the teacher and school community are more important than how a class is composed.
There is a new push for private schools to open their grounds and facilities to the broader community
With a rapidly expanding ‘edtech’ market, it’s easy for teachers and parents to be confused about what’s on offer, how to use it and whether it will help students learn.
NAPLAN testing has been brought forward from May to March and results will be reported against just four levels of achievement.
Open-plan classrooms can be very noisy. And this is bad for all students, especially those with hearing or learning difficulties.
Grammar is the backbone of any language and kids need to understand it to communicate effectively.
As the start of the school year looms, school uniform prices will be front-of-mind for many families already facing a cost of living crisis. What can be done to reduce the burden?
Even people who are only indirectly exposed to these repeat tragedies, such as first responders and those affected by media coverage, can experience profound and long-lasting grief.
Watching gun violence on screen can desensitize children to the harm caused by firearms.
Schools are a key battleground in the Ukrainian resistance against Russia’s invasion.
A schooling reform project is taking lessons from innovative high schools and educators in New Zealand, Southern California and Canada to make schooling more relevant for students today.