Imagining the schools of the future

What will schools look like in 2030? Take a look at this Teacher infographic to find out what a panel of global educators said.

Short articles / Opinion

Modelling the molecule of life

Modular kits can help students in the science classroom understand molecules, processes and forces that cannot be seen. Here, educator Britt Gow reviews a few ready-made kits.

Long reads

Learning from others: Options to explore

Research shows that learning from other educators is a great way to improve your own practice. Here are a few development options to explore.

Short articles

Step in the right direction

In the second of two articles exploring Indigenous education in a Navajo community, editor Jo Earp finds out how cultural traditions are used to assess learning.

Long reads

Evidence – a key driver for improvement

Educators are embarking on a two year journey to evaluate fresh approaches through school-based research and share effective practice across sectors.

Short articles

Up against the clock

Australian educators believe insufficient time to prepare for lessons and a lack of skills are hindering the use of ICT in teaching and learning, a new study suggests.

Short articles / Video

The next generation of game makers

More than 550 youngsters took part in the inaugural Australian STEM Video Game Challenge. Teacher takes a look at the winning entries.

Long reads

Pastoral care: A 10-step plan

Regular reviews of policies and practices help to systematically assess pastoral care resources, strengths, needs, threats and opportunities. This action plan will make the process easy.

Video / Infographics

Teachers and ICT

How many of your colleagues are using ICT in the classroom? Is social media a commonly used teaching tool in Australia? Find out in today’s Teacher infographic.

Long reads

Digital normalisation

In his latest article, Mal Lee discusses why every school must normalise the use of digital technologies.


The Research Files: Sandra Pattison, Tham Lu

In Episode 6 of The Research Files, Teacher speaks to Sandra Pattison and Tham Lu about an NCVER report that explores whether school characteristics influence student engagement of 15-year-olds.

Short articles / Audio

Placing importance on relationships

In follow-up to our article on Indigenous student retention, Teacher editor Jo Earp talks to the co-founder of a school in the US that could offer inspiration to educators here.

Short articles

Australia's ageing teacher workforce

A survey of Australian teachers and principals has revealed an ageing workforce, which researchers warn has significant implications for succession planning.


School Improvement Episode 4: Ray Boyd

We speak to Ray Boyd, Principal of West Beechboro Primary School in Perth. Since taking on his role, he has introduced a Professional Recognition Program to support staff learning and student outcomes have improved significantly.

Long reads

Suicide prevention in practice

Suicide is a significant public health issue due to its serious social, emotional and economic consequences.  So, what can schools do? Three experts discuss.

Long reads

From the sandpit to the classroom

'The biggest deals these days are done in the sandpit, not on the golf course.' Read how three mothers started their own early years education centre.

Short articles / Video

What do you wish you'd known back then?

This month's video vox pop asks three school leaders: What do you know now that you wish you'd known at the start of your career?

Short articles

What makes great teaching?

Do you like to praise students who complete a task that's easy for them? According to a research review, this strategy can be harmful to learning.