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Undiagnosed
Undiagnosed
Little-known disorder affects one in 20 children A common developmental disorder is being missed as it commonly coexists with other neurodevelopmental disorders like ADHD or autism.
Behave
Behave
Student behaviour and teacher job satisfaction The three main behaviours reported as contributing to teacher stress and burnout are lack of student motivation, negative attitudes towards work and disruptive behaviour.
Rachael Greensill, University of the Sunshine Coast
Potential
Potential
How teachers' self-fulfilling prophecies, known as The Pygmalion Effect, influence students' success Most perceptions of students’ educational success are focussed on the students’ personal qualities (perseverance, self-efficacy, work ethic, goal setting, grit, resilience, intelligence, social and emotional stability, enthusiasm, creativity etc.) but there are other factors at play in this recipe. In our paper on The Matthew Effect (Boyd & MacNeill, 2020), the authors examined how various external factors enhanced some students’ educational options. Interestingly, teachers’ beliefs in the form of self-fulfilling prophecies, which have been labelled The Pygmalion Effect, can also be a game changer in selected students’ educational options.
Ray Boyd, Dr Neil MacNeill
We
We're jammin
Music builds cohesion and essential learning skills Music is about connection so, unsurprisingly, it helps build inclusion for non-English-speaking and refugee students in the Australian school system.
Work is good
Work is good
Maths struggle is a positive Maths can be hard but that's a good thing, some work and persistence makes for resilient students who can solve problems and collaborate.
Fellowship
Fellowship
$15K for Copyright Agency 2020 Reading Australia Fellowship winner Karen Yager, a teacher with more than 25 years’ experience, has been awarded the 2020 Reading Australia Fellowship for Teachers of English and Literacy.
Greening
Greening
2020 VIC Premier's Sustainability Awards With just under two weeks to go until entries close, there’s still time to enter the Premier’s Sustainability Awards.
Data
Data
Rethinking dashboard analytics Data is everywhere, the effect can be minimal.
AV tech
AV tech
The rise of flexible technology in the education sector So, what role does video and audio technology play in the modern learning experience?
David Piggott, Managing Director, Jabra ANZ

Articles

Gateway
Gateway
Low SES students’ pathway to UNSW Low socioeconomic status background students who attend targeted Gateway schools in NSW will have a new path open to them for entry into the UNSW
Winner
Winner
MLC Centre wins NSW Architecture award The MLC School Senior Centre by BVN won the William E Kemp Award for Educational Architecture in the 2020 New South Wales Architecture Awards.
Remote learning
Remote learning
Remote learning benefitted wellbeing, student voice and gifted and talented students It was good for most
Lanella Sweet, Extension and Enrichment Teacher, Wesley College
Awards
Awards
NGS Super 2020 Scholarship Awards reimagined Members can apply for the chance to win one of six $5,000 awards.
Research based games
Research based games
Funexpected maths game created with UC Berkeley The developer’s games seek to teach complex maths concepts via a beautiful interface, all underpinned by educational research.
Innovate
Innovate
Future workers will have jobs if they can innovate Robots and artificial intelligence will take some of the less skilled work from humans but workers that can innovate will continue to thrive.
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