Leading a school

What are the top three factors that influence an educator’s decision to take on a leadership role? What aspects of the job provide the most satisfaction? Find out in this Teacher infographic. 


A word of advice

Early career teachers pass on words of wisdom to those new to the profession in this Teacher vox pop video.


Books for reluctant readers: Part 3

In the final part of our video series on books for reluctant readers, Teacher speaks to Carmel Eyre, College Librarian at Glen Eira College, Victoria, about her favourite books for the reluctant reader.

Short articles

Room 3: Volume 2

Once a fortnight Teacher ventures down to Room 3 – the basement archives at the Australian Council for Educational Research.


Expansive Education: re-engage and reboot

Professor Bill Lucas discusses how a teaching and learning approach known as Expansive Education can re-engage students and reboot the enthusiasm of educators.

Bullying – it’s not just limited to students

Compared to the general population, school leaders experience a higher prevalence of violence and bullying, a new survey suggests.

Short articles

Connecting the dots

Educators in Melbourne are carrying out school-based action research to identify links between professional learning, classroom practice and student achievement.


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.