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Teacher shortages

Around four out of 10 secondary principals and one in five primary principals say they have major or moderate difficulties finding suitable staff to fill vacancies, a recent survey indicates.

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Blended learning – how does it work?

Teacher speaks to Rebecca Tomasini - founder and CEO of The Alvo Institute. Based in California, it helps schools design and implement personalised student instruction supported by Blended Learning.

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Helping set benchmarks

A project aimed at lifting the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers and principals in Australia has released a detailed workforce profile it hopes will lead to lasting reform.

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Snapshot: Indigenous educators in Australia

What percentage of Indigenous educators work in low SES areas in Australia? Find out in this Teacher infographic.

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Celebrating inspirational teachers

In the lead up to World Teachers’ Day celebrations in Australia, we spoke to four connected educators at the Education Changemakers conference about their most inspiring teacher.

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Australian teens are up for a challenge

The results of a new international study indicate that Australian teenagers are more likely to persevere in problem-solving. 

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The Research Files: Episode 5, John Buchanan

Why might early career teachers consider leaving the profession? What kind of support would encourage them to stay? Find out in the latest episode of The Research Files.

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The learning crisis in numbers

How long will it take for youth to have adequate literacy skills around the world? Find out in this infographic by the EFA Global Monitoring Report and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics.

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Celebrating creativity and innovation

The annual World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Awards celebrate creative projects from across the globe. Here's a snapshot of the six winners.

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The qualities of an outstanding teacher

Associate Professor Sharon Lierse discusses how the results of a research project helped her identify seven key characteristics of an outstanding teacher.

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Research in the classroom

Teacher speaks to poster presenters at this year's ACER Research Conference about a reading intervention program, and the 'teaching brain' in action.

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Distributed leadership

What is distributed leadership? What does the evidence say? And, can it work for your school? Professor Alma Harris, an expert in this area, discusses.

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Tailoring learning to the student

This Melbourne school aims to personalise student learning, so staff analyse data and then adjust learning to build on students’ skills, knowledge and understanding.

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Online NAPLAN tests are around the corner

Online NAPLAN tests that are tailored to ability and give a more precise measurement of where students are at in their learning look set to be introduced.

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Cyber bullying in Australia

How prevalent is cyber bullying in Australian schools? Take a look at this Teacher infographic.

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School Improvement Episode 3: Glenn Proctor

In the third episode from our series on school improvement, we speak to Victorian Executive Principal Glenn Proctor about the changes that he is making at Hume Central Secondary College.

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Protective behaviours

In consultation with the Department of Education Western Australia, Protective Behaviours WA has developed the Holding Hands program, which aims to develop problem-solving skills and assertiveness in children.

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Bullying – what does the research tell us?

Traditional bullying is twice as common as cyber bullying among teenagers, according to a new research analysis of 80 studies from around the world.