Professional Development for teachers and principals - Education Matters

Helping early school leavers

Kira Clarke, Dr Eric Dommers and Dr George Myconos, of the University of Melbourne and the Brotherhood of St Laurence explain that Vocational Education and Training is an important next step for many early school leavers, but changes are needed to keep them engaged.

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Dive into an ocean of knowledge

Cool Australia, an educational not-for-profit that helps teachers find ways to engage young Australians, provides a lesson plan and affordable online professional development to grow their professional skills anywhere, anytime and at their own pace.

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NGS Super professional development awards

Aiming to help further the careers of teaching, support and management staff of non-government schools, NGS Super has announced applications are now open for its 2018 Super Scholarship Awards.

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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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