System reform commitment to students : 'you will improve'
Five years after beginning a reform of its entire education system, the Northern Territory is seeing results and busy training the next generation of leaders to improve student outcomes, supported by the Australian Council for Educational Research.
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A new lens on science for children
Children who understand the world with a mind enriched by the habit of scientific inquiry have a gift that keeps on giving, Gayl O’Connor believes. That’s why the former biology teacher is helping educators to ‘tap into children’s natural curiosity’ and set the wheels in motion.
AI in education: how to know what's a good fit
Australian schools have a new national framework for using artificial intelligence (AI). With the AI `goldrush’ in full swing, we look at what educators need to know before adopting a new program to support teaching.
Top students could learn from mathematical role models in IM²C
The 2024 state winners of IM²C (Australia) will learn from university researchers how to use mathematical modelling for positive change.
How students use ICT: knowledge gaps identified in new study
Identifying where Australian students need support in using digital tools for study or work is now easier for schools, thanks to a report by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).
Loading skills with the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge
Winners of the 2023 Australian STEM Video Game Challenge discuss the steep learning curve, and highs and lows of creating video games.
Report shows reading and maths successes and challenges in Bangladesh
Results from Bangladesh’s first national learning assessment in primary education since the pandemic suggest there have been no widespread learning losses despite severe disruptions to schooling. Significant proportions of students, however, remain below grade level expectations.