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Challenge high-achieving students in an exciting new competition
Registrations are open for the inaugural Global Academic Challenge, the newest competition for Australian students, following its postponement to Term 1, 2022.
How do we address our underachievement problem?
In the third in our series on The Big Five Challenges in Education in a Changed World, experts from education research and practice, and from a leading Australian charity, discussed the lingering impact of early underachievement at school.
Literacy learning in a pandemic
To mark International Literacy Day on Tuesday 8 September, we look at literacy learning during COVID-19. What impact on literacy rates is the pandemic likely to have?
Australian secondary school teachers face more diversity in their classrooms
29 November 2019: Australian lower secondary schools and teachers are dealing with more diverse and potentially more challenging classrooms than across the OECD and in many high performing countries, according to a new report from the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).
Creating games develops student skills
Gaming experts highlighted the benefits students gain from creating video games in a panel discussion following the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge award ceremony at PAX Aus, one of the world’s largest gaming conventions.