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Praise students for better results
Praise students for better results
Praise encourages good student behaviour Some positive reinforcement works far better than scolding criticism when it comes to boosting students’ performance and the more praise the better new research has found.
The Studee team
The Studee team
Studying overseas made easier with Studee Time spent in a university overseas underpins a global outlook but the process can be arcane, just how do you navigate an application to a uni that’s thousands of miles away? Well there's now a start up for that.
Can tutors fill the skills gap?
Can tutors fill the skills gap?
Is this the way to fill the teaching skills gap? Teachers are hard to find, maths and science teachers more so, the reasons are many and taking the problem on requires some innovation around the way schools are staffed.
The next generation of murderous students is graduating this year Can more be done to identify and re-socialise students who will potentially fall into the same trajectory as Martin Bryant?
Dr Neil MacNeill, Principal, Ellenbrook Primary School. Dr Steffan Silcox, Performance coach. Ray Boyd, Principal, West Beechboro Primary School.
Back to school financial relief for cash-short Vic families The cost of sending kids to school is rising fast, increasing by 13% over the last 12 months, placing financial pressure on families as children return to classrooms for 2020.  
Dancing towards a better school community Seven years into Hoppers Crossing Secondary College’s Story-Dance experience with Wakakirri there have been some noticeable changes at the school.
Maths and science decline can be defused Another PISA and there’s another round of concern around how badly the students are doing at maths, there are future consequences, dire ones, a workforce lacking maths proficiency is at a severe disadvantage.
Most Oz students didn
Most Oz students didn't try at PISA
Most Australian students do not try on PISA Tests We make students do a lot of tests on top of their regular exams, the fact is that they could well be sick of it and are choosing to focus on the testing that effects them directly above programs like NAPLAN and PISA.
With Trevor Cobbold
Pasi Sahlberg – devices and disadvantage behind poor performance Many western countries have seen a decline in student performance and leading academic Pasi Sahlberg says they all share a common factor, the introduction of digital devices.
Why teachers and kids should be moving, breathing and doing mindfulness activities throughout their day As we hurtle towards a new decade, how do we create classroom environments where nourished teachers nurture students to become capable, creative, critical thinkers while maintaining their mental health and wellbeing?
Beth Borowsky
Be Active Challenge increases activity A total of $50,000 has been awarded to 50 schools recognised for their outstanding achievement in this year’s South Australian Premier’s Be Active Challenge.
Using indigenous contexts to teach the Australian curriculum: science Science teachers can access a complete suite of resources from Foundation to Year 10 to support them in integrating the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures cross-curriculum priority into Science subjects.
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