Professional Development Archives - Page 6 of 13 - Education Matters Magazine

Formalising STEM training

Linda Hobbs, Associate Professor in Science Education at Deakin University, looks at the need for effective professional development in STEM subjects. Read more

Case study: Making learning visible through self-assessment

Picnic Point Public School is a government school situated on the banks of the Georges River in Sydney’s South-West, New South Wales. The school has an enrolment of 401 students, ranging from Kindergarten to Grade 6 with 49 per cent of students having a language background other than English, bringing 22 different languages to the school.

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Rapid rise in online initial teacher education

The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) has released a new report that details a rapid rise in online enrolments for initial teacher education (ITE) courses in Australia.

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Inspiring excellence

The Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL) is the largest independent professional association for education in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. CEO Aasha Murthy says ACEL has around 7000 members and a growing network of about 50,000 people who engage with the association, attending events or purchasing resources. Read more