2020 PM’s Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching winners
Two massive over achievers have taken out the peak accolade for science teaching this year, one from WA and the other from the ACT. Read more
Leading clinical psychologist to help students check their wellbeing
Checking up on students wellbeing is a good idea but putting it into practice can be arduous, multi page surveys take a long time to fill out and then there is the task of collating and interpreting the data.
Integrating for better science teaching
Dr Sam Moyle has been working hard innovating how lessons are delivered and creating content that enlivens the students’ experience of STEM at Brighton Secondary School in SA.
Inequality entrenched in the education system
A student’s post code is still the best indicator of their academic and future success with Indigenous children, children from low socioeconomic backgrounds, and children in very remote areas at least twice as likely as their peers to have a developmental vulnerability. Often these gaps grow as students get older, with students not receiving the support they need to catch up to their peers.
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.
Emotional validation is essential for students’ wellbeing – here’s how to make it happen
Emotional invalidation occurs when an individual’s thoughts and feelings are rejected, ignored or judged. It results in the individual feeling as though we don’t understand them or their feelings, or we simply don’t care about them.
BridgeClimb suits this year’s grads
As students graduate this year, a Sydney Harbour bridge climb to mark that transition is kind of metaphoric and there are new offerings to make the moment a memorable one.