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Measuring the Teaching and Learning Journey

John Hattie and Arran Hamilton

High-stakes assessment has been an important rite of passage throughout much of human history. Many ancient cultures and tribal societies required their young to undertake risky and painful quests to make the transition to adulthood. We continue to deploy this rite of passage in the form of national school leaver examinations today. Read More

 

13 Jun 2019 | Sydney
Vivid Sydney shared with students from regional Australia News Image

Students from Mount Burr in South Australia will get the opportunity to visit the emerald city and see the world-famous Vivid festival, evening up the disparity in experiences between city and regional students. Read More

13 Jun 2019 | International
16 year old UWA music prodigy best in the world News Image

Ready for a what am I doing with my life moment? Here you go; 16-year-old Shuan Hern Lee a student from The University of Western Australia has been named the best junior pianist in the world. Read More

6 Jun 2019 | National
Picasso Cows – making art and learning about nutrition News Image

Dairy Australia invites teachers to register their interest for the upcoming Term 3 intake of the curriculum-based learning program, Picasso Cows.
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6 Jun 2019 | International
Young people feel businesses don’t align with their values News Image

There is a worrying disconnect between young people and businesses; the young believe Australian businesses are slow to align with their values and are a bit out of date in their attitudes. Read More

4 Jun 2019 | National
Alex Wharton is Copyright Agency first Reading Australia Fellow News Image

Alex Wharton from Carinya Christian School in Gunnedah, NSW, is the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund’s first Reading Australia Fellow for a Teacher of English and Literacy. Read More

4 Jun 2019 | Victoria
A different approach to educating boys News Image

Founded by AFL footballer Alex Rance and Luke Surace, the aim of the The Academy is to challenge the education system’s 'one size fits all’ approach.
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4 Jun 2019
Music teachers get rock star moment News Image

The Song Room and ARIA have announced that entries for the third Telstra ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award are now open.
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3 Jun 2019 | International
Parents and teens equally screen addicted News Image

Did you ever wonder why kids spend so much time on their phones? Don’t ask the parents, often they’re just as bad or worse, 38% of teens feel their parent is addicted to their mobile device. Read More

3 Jun 2019 | South Australia
Top of the class teachers, SA is hiring News Image

Ever thought about South Australia? The state has plenty to offer and if you’re a good teacher SA has just announced that it is interested in hearing from you.
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3 Jun 2019 | National
ATO’s 2019 Tax, Super + You competition, $6k pool to be won News Image

“I’d like to tell you about superannuation, so you can retire without frustration” those were the opening words of last year’s Superannuation rap which won a prize in the 2018 Tax, Super + You competition. Read More

30 May 2019 | Vic
Kindergarten for all three-year-old children in Victoria News Image

Victoria will provide all three-year-old children access to subsidised kinder which acknowledges the importance of early childhood education and helps with the cost of bringing up children. Read More

30 May 2019 | National
Young carers’ futures bleak without flexible school support News Image

There’s a silent army out there doing more than their bit to help families that struggle; the hundreds of school aged kids who help out with care and support at home. Read More