Prescription for developing a child’s mind
How we interact with children during play can boost their cognitive development, but parents and educators need support to help them get it right.
Instructional teaching explained
Instructional teaching, or intentional teaching, can boost future learning and development. This is how it works.
Teenage crime and language disorder
Nathaniel Swain's research discovered many young male offenders have "language disorder" - a previously hidden problem that, when treated, can turn lives around
So, you understand the brain … now what?
Linking neuroscience and education may seem like a no-brainer, but translating brain insights into practical advice for teachers is harder than it sounds.
Specialised skills key to helping deaf students thrive
The rise of inclusive education shows the need for qualified Teachers of the Deaf to support hearing-impaired students, their teachers and the school community
Rewriting the book on literature teaching
As the literary landscape evolves, so does how literature is taught in schools. How are our new teachers coping with the challenge?
Changing the shape of teaching
Researchers are assessing the value of modern, innovative classrooms, and how teachers can use these spaces to help schoolkids realise their full potential.
Four ways to unlock the potential of Australian students
Australian Governments and education leaders must start working together in the national interest to reverse declining classroom performances.
Teaching wellbeing at school
A new education program that integrates wellbeing learning into the classroom regardless of the subject could be the key to improving student progress.
Making a case for teacher aides
New research shows teacher aides can actually hinder a student's progress, but the blame may not lay with them but with the education system.