Data are about to be released on how well countries teach Year 4 and 8 maths and science Results from the last cycle of testing in 2015 showed Australia's students achievement had flatlined.
Curriculum structure and flexibility can play a crucial role in students' progression and success.
What is the point of science knowledge if you are not likely to use it once you leave school?
NSW's proposed new rigorous physics syllabus refocuses on the fundamentals, but it'll require investment in teaching skills so all students can benefit from it.
Australia’s performance in science continues to slide due to ineffective, traditional teaching practices and an outdated curriculum. Here's what needs to change.
Science that students learn in context - rather than science as isolated knowledge items - can deliver both scientific literacy and positive learner interest.
Developing friendships in classrooms is important for kids. How can teachers help?