Professional Development for teachers and principals - Education Matters

The big schooling issues for the roaring 20s: Professor John Fischetti

The new ‘roaring 20s’ are here – the 2020s that is. Professor John Fischetti from the University of Newcastle talks about some of the big issues facing schooling this year – and this decade – in Australian schools.

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Re-engaging disengaged students-alternative schools approach

An alternative education approach

According to Tony Cook PSM, Director-General of the Queensland Department of Education, ensuring every child lives a life of choice, not chance, is key to the state’s delivery of a high-performing and equitable education system.

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Report calls for greater support for relief teachers

With research suggesting that Australian school students spend up to a year of their total schooling with a Casual or Relief Teacher (CRT), a new report released by AITSL is calling for more support specifically targeted to these teachers.

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Boosting your students’ sense of belonging

Belonging is a fundamental human need, yet one in four students around the world do not feel a sense of belonging to their school, and numbers are steadily rising, according to Monash Educational and Developmental Psychologist Dr Kelly-Ann Allen.

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AITSL: Making the most of professional learning

CEO of the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL), Mark Grant, discusses the important role of teachers and school leaders and the professional learning resources available to support them throughout their careers.

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