Learning Loss and its implications post-COVID-19
The learning loss that accrued during the pandemic lock downs has yet to be fully investigated in Australia, but research in Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, the USA and Germany has indicated that the learning loss might tally up to be greater than the amount of time spent learning remotely. Read more
10 ways teachers may collaborate
Teachers are the most influential people in a student’s education (apart from the student themselves). So imagine the benefits of teachers working together. Imagine the increase in positive influence in a student’s education when teachers collaborate. Add the support of school leaders, teacher aides, learning support staff, subject specialists and the combined wisdom, knowledge and passion for improving students’ achievement has enormous impact. Read more
Rural school makes well being a big priority
Many large urban schools are taking important steps to better support the wellbeing of their students by turning to weekly check-ins to inform their strategies. But what about rural schools?
Free VCE support for girls studying maths and sciences
Monash University’s Faculty of Education and The Invergowrie Foundation will run new program designed to support girls studying STEM subjects in VCE.
Indigenous students have trouble finding culturally appropriate curriculum
It’s NAIDOC Week again but Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students still find it difficult access to culturally appropriate curriculum and pedagogy.
Child safety tips for schools
Schools play a vital part in providing a safe, structured and ‘predictable’ space for many vulnerable children and young people. Schools are at the forefront of identifying signs of abuse and neglect in children and young people in their care and are considered a vital part of the child protection system.
NGS Super Scholarship Awards now open
The NGS Super Scholarship Awards are designed to identify and fund the best ideas in education, that address current challenges and create positive impact.