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This week the NSW Education Minister Sarah Mitchell announced she wanted “an overhaul” of ATAR. Her decision was based on research showing the population has lost faith in it and it was causing students too much stress.AS 61,000 NSW students begin their HSC examinations, Mitchell said the way the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank is calculated ...…
Dr Susan Long has taught in various roles, states and even countries since the 1980s. Her PhD focused on maths and science education and she is passionate about inspiring people who don’t necessarily aspire to become leaders in schools to do so. Currently she is head of innovation at a Catholic all-girls school in east Melbourne.In this podcast ...…
Dr Susan Long has taught in various roles, states and even countries since since the 1980s. Her PhD focussed on maths and science education and she is passionate about inspiring people who don’t necessarily aspire to become leaders in schools to do so. Currently she is Head of Innovation at an Catholic all-girls school in east Melbourne.In this ...…
A major story that emerged today appeared in The Age and is related to an earlier story we wrote on a maths teacher shortage in Australia. According to the article, far too many secondary school teachers who are unqualified to teach math, particularly in the senior years, are being forced to so.This trend has been witnessed by The Academy of Te ...…
Karen McDaid is an experienced Mathematics teacher and is now the Head of Department for Mathematics at Cluey Learning, an online tutoring service that provides personalised education in Mathematics, Chemistry, English and NAPLAN.In this podcast she provides teachers with some useful tips to share with their students when preparing for Year 11 ...…
A new report is proposing a rethink on how educators approach senior schooling and tertiary education, and calls for the ATAR to be supplemented with a more comprehensive “learning profile”.The Australian Learning Lecture (ALL) position paper, titled Beyond ATAR: A Proposal for Change, is the culmination of more than a year’s work, with the in ...…
With HSC exams just around the corner and university exams not too far away, helpful tips could mean the difference between flunking and succeeding.But as Geoff Kinkade from Studiosity's Academic Advisory Board tells Education Review, the broader picture of life needs to be kept in perspective. This podcast offers top tips and sage advice.…
Commencing at the Domain in Sydney’s CBD, the school-day Climate Strike 4 Action protest attracted an estimated 80,000, while Melbourne drew an even larger crowd of 100,000. Indeed, protesters from over 100 cities and towns across Australia took part in similar strikes and. globally, it is estimated that millions marched in the name of climate ...…
Lectures are quickly becoming dead. Well, that's the view of Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Victoria University Professor Marcia Devlin.Listen to the podcast for Devlin's key observations on traditional lecturers as well as how learning is changing at the university through the "VU Way".By EducationReview.
At last week's COAG meeting, Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan called on all states and territories to follow Victoria's lead and ban mobiles phones during school hours. However, many experts and parents disagree with a blanket ban, with many believing an outright ban denies learning opportunities and discourages self-regulation.…
Each year, the Global Teachers Prize names the world’s top 10 educators. This year, just one of them was an Australian. Humanities teacher Yasodai Selvakumaran from Rooty Hill High School in Western Sydney shares her journey leading up to being nominated, and her role as a mentor and advocate.By EducationReview.
Lyn Stone is a linguist, literacy expert and founder of literacy consultancy group, Lifelong Literacy. She spoke to Education Review about the need for teachers to be better equipped for literacy instruction so she can one day be made "redundant".By EducationReview.
In his final installment of the Studying for Success series, Dr Steven Greene explains the importance of high-stakes tests and some strategies to effectively prepare for them.These strategies include rigorous planning, identifying your strengths and weaknesses and practising tests beforehand.By EducationReview.
Dr Steven Greene shares his tips about what note-taking is, why it's important and some strategies for doing it well in the third installment of our series on studying for success.Greene says effective note-taking should be "an accurate record of the class" and will help guarantee success if done correctly.…
John Marsden is a children's book author, educator and founder of two alternative schools in Victoria. His latest book, The Art of Growing Up, is a for-adults manifesto of how today's authority figures are stifling the development of kids. Inside, he puts forward ideas on bullying and other matters that have attracted controversy and criticism, ...…
Over 60,000 kids in Australia experience significant absence from school due to illness or injury. Joanna Fardell, a team leader on the Kids with Cancer Foundation’s Behavioural Science Unit, says we need to do better at connecting sick kids to their classrooms and classmates.By EducationReview.
Love him or hate him, Mark Latham is always passionate about getting things done, And his latest agenda has been improving NSW's education system, particularly performance- based teacher pay and lifting student achievement across the board. Listen to our summary of Richard Garfield's interview.By EducationReview.
Now a PhD student at Monash University, Stephanie Wescott was one of those 'oft-cited" statistics that left teaching in her fifth year. After writing an opinion piece for the The Age, Education Review spoke to Stephanie about some of education's key concerns and the growing idea "that teachers can;r be trusted to do their jobs".…
As we reach the end of National Book Week, an important yet often forgotten lesson is simply reading for pleasure. Education Review spoke to senior lecturer at Monash University, Dr Jennifer Rennie, who is also the President of the Australian Literacy Educators Club. A primary school teacher at heart, she argues "Reading for pleasure needs to b ...…
As an educator for 30 years, Patrick O'Reilly has seen policies come and go and a few that should have never got off the ground. In terms of declining literacy and numeracy results, O'Reilly attributes inequity in the school system as the strongest factor. According to Patrick, The Melbourne Declaration needs to be the cornerstone of our educat ...…
In episode two of 'studying for success' Dr Steven Greene introduces us to the fundamentals of managing information properly - from file storage, USB storage, from interesting graphic organisers to colour-coded topic sections, These techniques will make organisation a whizz!By EducationReview.
Of the 48,700 Australian kids in out of home care, less than 3% will go on to attend university – far below the national average. Anastasia Glushko, who became a foster kid at 12 and later an Oxford graduate, wants this to change. Founding the Why Not You project in 2016, she's working with universities to make higher education an accessible op ...…
Listen as education editor Wade Zaglas reflects on one of the key issues of the week - performance pay for teachers.By EducationReview.
Dr Steven Greene is an author, educator, and founder of mAke the grAde, a tutoring, education and training company. Hi book, Maximum Education, is an Amazon bestseller and he specialises in equipping students with the right skills and habits to achieve success in education. In episode one of a four-part series on studying for success, Dr Greene ...…
Listen to our top news stories of the week.By EducationReview.
Here we talk about the top stories and issues we covered this week.By EducationReview.
Despite record investment in education, Australian students’ literacy and numeracy levels have been steadily declining. This podcast series speaks with some of Australia’s K-12 education leaders and asks the key question: What, if anything, are we doing wrong? In episode one we speak to Professor Lindsey Connor from Flinders University. She has ...…
Managing parents' relationships with schools can be a difficult task, but for educational and developmental psychologist Sally Kenney the benefits are numerous.By EducationReview.
Here we list the top three issues or stories we were talking about this week.By EducationReview.
Presbyterian Ladies' College's Business Manager, Hamish Blair, speaks to us about the school becoming 100 per cent net renewable by 2020, one of the first Australian schools to do so.By EducationReview.
Listen to Education Review's top news stories and issues of the week.By EducationReview.
Australia's eSafety Commissioner Julie Inman Grant speaks with Education Review about the Online Safety Start the Chat campaign and the suite of online safety resources available for teachers, parents and students.By EducationReview.
PeopleBench's Mike Hennessy speaks with Education Review about the research group's latest report on Australian principals' sense of optimism.By EducationReview.
Education Editor Wade Zaglas summarises the key stories and issues of the week.By EducationReview.
Learning Designer at the NSW Department of Education, Laurens Derks, explains how Google Expeditions technology is bringing the world into the classroom.By EducationReview.
Dairy Australia's School Communication Manager Vanessa Forrest talks with us about the Picasso Cows dairy education program.By EducationReview.
Listen as we talk about the best stories and issues of the week.By EducationReview.
Here about the issues and news stories we were talking about this week.By EducationReview.
Listen to the key stories and issues we were talking about this week.By EducationReview.
Education Review discusses the stories and issues we were talking about this week.By EducationReview.
The vast majority of Australian schools use some form of streaming. Oscar Hedstrom, a Melbourne teacher, questions its logic and interrogates the "caste system" it creates.By EducationReview.
Louise FitzRoy, creator of the Schools Program From Paddock to Plate, shares her ambitious plans for food education in Australia.By EducationReview.
Professor Mary Ryan talks to Education Review about the need for more learning partnerships between universities and school.By EducationReview.
Louise Fitzory, creator of the Schools Program From Paddock to Plate, shares her ambitious plans for food education in Australia.By EducationReview.
Meet the Davenports: a family of traveling filmmakers based in the Blue Mountains. There’s mum and dad Erin and Jules, as well as three boys: Sebastian (11), Aiden (10) and Saxon (7). The itinerant nature of the parent’s work and lifestyle makes a conventional schooling impossible. With part-time ‘formal’ classroom schooling not permitted in NS ...…
University of the Sunshine Coast lecturer in curriculum and pedagogy Dr Shelley Davidow on how final year school students are rushing towards an imaginary finishing line burdened by societal expectations about their future, leading to a state of stress that impairs academic performance and negatively affects decision-making.…
Early this month, the Women in STEM Decadal Plan was released. Award-winning teacher and geoscientist Suzy Urbaniak spoke with Education Review on what needs to be done to turn the plan's recommendations into reality.By EducationReview.
The NAPLAN 2018 National Report has dropped. Dr Kathryn Shine, from Curtin University’s School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry, talks with us here on fresh insights, and why NAPLAN continues to attract criticism a decade after it was introduced.By EducationReview.
Associate Professor Priya Rajagopalan, from RMIT, on air quality in classrooms.By EducationReview.
Malwarebytes chief executive and founder Marcin Kleczynski, and regional director for Australia and New Zealand Jim Cook on cybersecurity.By EducationReview.