Supporting students, teachers and parents to engage in meaningful ways online
Maintaining the teacher student connection online is key to remote learning success. Read more
Five myths of remote learning
Advances in trauma-informed teacher practices, in addition to greater understandings of how to increase wellbeing for students, have provided teachers with effective strategies to build stamina for learning and to stay with the task – even when students resist or give up in frustration. The promise of these strategies is that every adult can learn them to support our children and young people irregardless of the setting.
How to train teachers in student mental health
Many current programs dealing with student mental health limit themselves to ‘first aid’. Teachers need to do more than offer first aid. We need to offer preventative aid - ways to obviate first aid.
Managing runaway growth in a school
Just over 12 months ago ACC Marsden Park had experienced steady growth from 380 on campus students in Kindergarten to Year 12 to 425 students in two years. That is 10 per cent a year, a solid result but only a foretaste.
Australia gold, silver and bronze at international Maths Olympiad
Six Australian high school students competed in this year’s International Mathematical Olympiad bringing home two golds, two silvers, one bronze and an honourable mention in a competition that attracted more than 107 countries and 619 students worldwide.
AI intervenes in soft target cyber attacked school
The reality is that too often teachers, staff and pupils around the world, busy doing their jobs or learning, are faced with very convincing and sophisticated social engineering email attacks. The people on the receiving end of these emails will not make every decision with security in mind. Training on how to spot them is important, but some malicious emails are now virtually indistinguishable from genuine communication. Read more
Generous new award to recognise teachers changing disadvantaged kids’ lives
The Smith Family and the NEiTA Foundation have partnered to recognise teachers who are working to help disadvantaged children achieve their potential.