Students from four Cairns high schools were given the opportunity to learn how Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) can be applied in the natural setting of the Daintree Rainforest Observatory, one of three major research stations run by James Cook University.
Educator Kelly Hopkinson discusses the importance for teachers to look after their own wellbeing and mental health, in addition to that of their students during an independently organised TEDx event in Norwich in April 2018.
Former secondary school teacher, Dr Julia Morris from Edith Cowan University’s School of Education, discusses her research on evaluating encounters in the classroom and collating evidence to assist teachers to improve the ways they teach and enhance student engagement.
Head of School at the School of Education at University of Newcastle, Professor John Fischetti, discusses his thoughts on the move towards online NAPLAN testing.
Head of Mathematics & Science at Clarkson Community High School in Perth, Adam Inder, explores the issues of socioeconomic segregation and disadvantage in Australian schools, and the sorts of strategies educators can adopt to help ensure all students receive an excellent education.
With a new Science and Technology syllabus for K-6, and new syllabuses for Technology for Years 7 and 8 being implemented in New South Wales in 2019, the NSW Education Standards Authority discusses what the changes mean for both educators and students.