Research

Internet
Internet
15-year-olds mostly unprepared for misinformation With teens now spending the equivalent of a working week online there is plenty of opportunity for misinformation to spread.
Review
Review
Developing Inviting Schools: A Beneficial Framework for Teaching and Leading Purkey, now in his 90s, may yet have more books in him; however, whether he does or not, this book may very well be his magnum opus.
Reviewed by John J. Ivers, Brigham Young University Idaho
Diversity
Diversity
Culturally diverse children miss out on early childhood education, so more vulnerable Attendance at early childhood education makes a difference for the development of all children but children from diverse backgrounds are less likely to go.
Pressure
Pressure
Principals' stress and workloads off the charts in 'year like no other' A biblical year of bushfires, shock floods, and the COVID-19 global pandemic has had an immense impact on the stress and workload of school leaders.
Literacy
Literacy
Experts partner to unlock the power of language for learning Oxford University Press’ Oxford Children’s Language Australia (OCLA) partners with leading Australian literacy and language research experts to unlock the power of language for learning.
Low motivation
Low motivation
PISA pie in the sky? Students sitting PISA are failing to try their best which means the data delivered in the worldwide education standards test are compromised.
From a report by Trevor Cobbold of SOS
Get ahead
Get ahead
Escape Rooms to uni Escape Rooms are an innovative learning and teaching method that have student teams engage in learning games created around Escape Room hypothetical situations.
Damage
Damage
Stress on young teachers has long term damage Damage caused by excessive demands placed on early career teachers has lasting effects that compromise their teaching.
Same problems
Same problems
Inequality entrenched in the education system Around one-fifth to one-third of young people are not acquiring lifelong learning skills and not mastering the knowledge needed to become functional adults.
Violence
Violence
Pack violence a kind of performance Australia needs to challenge toxic masculinity and steer young men away from the pressure to engage in group violence.
Overcoming bias
Overcoming bias
The Matthew Effect: School boundaries, school funding and resources, and school staff Belief drives behaviour.
Ray Boyd, Principal, West Beechboro Primary School (Independent Public School), Dr Neil MacNeill, Principal, Ellenbrook Primary School (Independent Public School)
No help sought
No help sought
Young not seeking eating disorder help It looks like eating disorders and body image issues are rife in the young but many are not seeking help as they don’t consider that the disorders are really illnesses and don’t want to risk losing autonomy.