Associate Professor in Science Education at Deakin University, Linda Hobbs, discusses the underrepresentation of girls in STEM, highlighting some of the most prevalent challenges and what we can do to help overcome them.
The Institute of Positive Education at Geelong Grammar School has launched its new Positive Education Enhanced Curriculum (PEEC). Centred on student wellbeing, it has been designed together with developmental psychologists in the field of positive psychology.
Phonics authority and co-author of Sound Waves, Barbara Murray, explains why teachers need to develop in their students an awareness of the 43 sounds (phonemes) used in Australian spoken English.
Provided free of charge, Road Smart is a road safety education and training program delivered to Year 10 students (or equivalent) by trained facilitators, right across Victoria.
Startling new peer-reviewed research published by the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia shows student gains of 27-29 months beyond the 24-month department expectations as measured by performance on PAT Maths for the lowest 20 per cent of students across six primary schools in South Australia.
The lifelong work of a teacher fascinated by language, learning, linguistics, neuroscience and assessment, Gramatica aims to reverse the age-old dislike of grammar and instead re-makes it into something altogether innovative, simple, relevant and fun.