Short articles

Year 12 data – the foundation for growth

Educators at Melbourne's Mill Park Secondary College are getting more out of Year 12 exam data. There, teachers use it to identify positives and patterns and inform future practice.

Video

Teaching tips with Cath Pearn – Make 30

In the first of a series of videos, Catherine Pearn takes you through the maths game ‘Make 30’, emphasising ways teachers can adapt it to suit more difficult concepts.

Audio

School Improvement: Episode 2 with Neil Lloyd

Teacher speaks to Neil Lloyd, deputy principal of Brisbane’s Youth Education and Training Centre, about the school’s efforts to address literacy and numeracy skills gaps among students.

Long reads

Make an easy transition into on-task learning

In the second of this series, Dr Bill Rogers further discusses discipline plans and explains how a teacher best can move into ‘on-task’ learning time.

Long reads

Calm the classroom storm

In the first of a three-part series, Dr Bill Rogers takes Teacher through the importance of a classroom discipline plan.

Infographics

Classroom discipline in Australia

Do Australian students generally take care to create a pleasant atmosphere in the classroom? Find out in this Teacher infographic.

Short articles

On track to achievement

As well as improving fitness levels, this school in Western Australia aims to build Indigenous girls’ confidence and leadership skills, and address the problems that they face in day to day life.

Short articles

Putting learning at the heart of the school

When Beth Gilligan arrived at Tasmania's Dominic College as principal, she knew it was time to address significant issues.

Short articles

Connecting maths to the real world

How can educators better encourage students to see the world through mathematical lenses? Dave Tout explores.

Short articles

Alternative pathways

Undertaking a vocational qualification in school is linked to increased Year 12 completion rates for male Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) students, according to a new report.

Long reads

Taking charge of your school’s evolution

If you want your school to grow, the school and its community needs to take charge of that growth.

Video

National Science Week

Need ideas for National Science Week? Take a look at this special Teacher vox pop video.

Audio

The Research Files: Episode 3

This month we speak to Steve Zubrick, who recently carried out research into the link between student attendance and educational outcomes.

Short articles

Creating lifelong learners

The teaching profession needs to be 'inspired by innovation and research', says Andreas Schleicher. Read more about his special video message at ACER's Research Conference in today's Teacher article.

Long reads

Leading learning in a digital age

The 21st Century challenges leaders to perform in very different ways. Here, find out how some school leaders are embracing the digital age.

Audio

Exclusive: Julia Gillard and Geoff Masters

In an exclusive Teacher podcast, Professor Geoff Masters, CEO of the Australian Council for Educational Research, discusses quality and equity with the honourable Julia Gillard.
Opinion

Teacher review: The Glogster app

Glogster is an old favourite for teachers that will soon come in the form of an app. Here, Christine Haynes gives Teacher an exclusive sneak peek into the soon-to-be-released resource.

Short articles

Exploring quality and equity

The benefits of quality learning in the early years and re-emerging gender issues in mathematics are among the hot topics that will be explored at this year's ACER Research Conference.