Literacy and Numeracy Archives - Education Matters Magazine

International educators gather to tackle literacy crisis head-on

The inaugural Australasian Literacy Summit hosted by award-winning New Zealand edtech company Writer’s Toolbox has aimed to discuss research findings and approaches to learning, and to equip teachers with practical tools and strategies to increase written literacy.
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Plans ahead to fix teacher shortages and lift standards

Maths anxiety – girls versus boys

Maths anxiety is a genuine and pervasive issue in education. It goes far beyond a simple aversion to numbers and can manifest as a profound fear or dread of maths, hindering the ability to perform and limiting educational and career choices, writes Dr Rebecca Marrone from UniSA’s Centre for Change and Complexity in Learning.
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