Enhancing equity through cross-cultural instruction and consciousness raising
Schools mirror society and many will be contending with issues related to cultural differences. These differences might manifest in an unwillingness to speak up in class, be on time or in the acceptance of praise. Here, Ivers contends that we need to identify and be sympathetic to cultural and attitudinal difference and to be aware of the individual’s needs. Read more
The curriculum – inclusivity without inclusion
Students with a disability's place in national curriculum development was almost an afterthought, that omission effects one in every five students in Australia.
Lessons from working in isolation as teachers return to school
As the majority of Australia’s teachers return to the classroom after the considerable absence from face-to-face learning, it’s vital that time is taken to reflect on the learnings from this time, to capitalise on the pros and to ensure the negative effects of time in isolation do not have long lasting ramifications.
Teachers head for the exits
So, after two years of remote teaching, what are teachers thinking about? Mostly, leaving the profession.
Leading in a time of disruption
The pandemic is a disruption that has tested us all with different challenges every day. It has forced our education system to transform, with many schools temporarily moving their entire learning environments online. They’ve have had to integrate complex digital technologies to support their work. This experience has transformed our society and its future. But are we reaping a digital dividend or worsening a digital divide in education? Read more
Sleep’s role in autism
Sleep is a real problem for many autistic people, with most children with autism also having insomnia.
Winners of the 2021 NGS Super Scholarship Awards
Trailblazing teachers across New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia have been recognised with scholarships to fund their passion projects.