Professional Development for teachers and principals - Education Matters

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