How do you run a marathon? Easy goals do not help to advance self-efficacy in students
The universal truth remains in place. The responsibility of learning exists within the student. No one can learn for someone else. Read more
No education review, more funds needed
None of the comments made by Education Minister Tudge this week have struck a chord with education academics, Associate Professor Victoria Whitington Dean of Programs: Education Futures at the University of South Australia says, "Pre-service teachers are already provided a rich smorgasbord of strategies based in research. Initial teacher education university providers are very observant of to how they prepare their pre-service teachers... Read more
The importance of fostering the ecosystem of resilience in schools
If we think of a school as a natural ecosystem, it’s easy to see why they attract so much attention. Humans are born as natural scientists, and from an early age, we have a desire and instinct to explore the world around us.
Problem solving helps maths enjoyment
The challenge of problem solving and introducing real world connections help students to enjoy maths and develop an interest in the subject. A study led by Dr James Russo of Monash University looked at how primary school students felt about learning mathematics through problem solving and found an overwhelmingly positive response.
Excess screen time delays school readiness
In South Australia, nearly 22 per cent of children are considered to be developmentally vulnerable, where they display a much lower than average ability in competencies such as physical health, behaviours, emotional maturity, language or communication.
Preply language tutors making extra $900 a week
Language tutoring marketplace, Preply, connects more than 40,000 bookable tutors teaching 50 languages to hundreds of thousands of learners in 180 countries worldwide.
Live performance marks bounce back
After closing its doors in March 2020 for the first time since World War II due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sydney Eisteddfod is committed to helping performers re-engage in the arts.