Education Today
Education Today
For Education Leaders
Hands-free
Hands-free
New hands-free door opener aids back to school hygiene Touching an unsanitary door handle after washing his hands irritated XUNO school management software CEO Kiki Tanousis ... so he did something about it.
Visible learning
Visible learning
How do you know they’ve learnt? IanWorley was appointed principal of Quirindi High School in July of 2016 and an early decision after he had settled in was to implement a three-year Visible Learning School Improvement Process.
Overcoming bias
Overcoming bias
The Matthew Effect: School boundaries, school funding and resources, and school staff If we were to submit to the idea that belief drives behaviour, and this is indeed the case in relation to the Matthew Effect within school communities, then it is possible to create learning and teaching communities that stop this phenomenon in its tracks through the deliberate actions of their leaders.
Ray Boyd, Principal, West Beechboro Primary School (Independent Public School), Dr Neil MacNeill, Principal, Ellenbrook Primary School (Independent Public School)
Hidden gifts
Hidden gifts
Beyond the worksheet: creativity and resilience in online learning The ‘new normal’ of online learning from home is stressful for parents juggling work and supervision and intimidating for teachers
Tanya Rao is a teacher, writer and soon-to-be mother
Home advantage
Home advantage
Covid-19 and home learning: Metro students more likely to get live teaching The educational divide has been starkly obvious during Covid-19 and home learning.
Selina Samuels Chief Learning Officer, Cluey Learning
Hard for young disabled
Hard for young disabled
Young disabled face more mental health concerns and are often bullied Young disabled are more likely to report mental health concerns and are twice as likely to have experienced bullying.
Integrity through AI
Integrity through AI
Technology drives Hale School’s integrity The boys at Perth’s Hale School are accustomed to graduating on into university so while at high school they get an early introduction to how things are done at a tertiary level.
Bit of Macbeth?
Bit of Macbeth?
Bell Shakespeare archive open to schools National theatre company Bell Shakespeare will open its archives for a special limited release of production recordings from its recent history, exclusively for schools. 
Music teaching stars
Music teaching stars
Music teacher to get the spotlight Entries for the fourth Telstra ARIA Music Teacher of the Year Award are now open.

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Out of field
Out of field
Out of field teaching common in Year 10 STEM One in eight Australian Year 10 STEM classes is taught by teachers outside their field of expertise due to staff shortages and a lack of funding.
Some distance
Some distance
Collaboration while distancing Classrooms will need to navigate social distancing guidelines and screens between students might be a solution.
Write a book for cancer
Write a book for cancer
Book in your fight for cancer kids The annual Write a Book in a Day competition run by independent national charity, The Kids’ Cancer Project, is underway and there’s only a couple of weeks left to enter.
Childhood lost
Childhood lost
Child’s play ‘lost’ in pandemic Disruptions to socialising and fun caused by the COVID-19 restrictions could have a lasting effect on child wellbeing.
The show goes on
The show goes on
The show goes on for one Sydney school despite COVID-19 When stage one restrictions were announced for Covid-19, Primary School teacher Jyoti Kendrigan’s heart sank.
Concerned?
Concerned?
New Wellbeing Pulse offered to help schools look after students while distance learning continues Educator Impact has offered its new Wellbeing Pulse tool to help schools  look after students while COVID-19 distance learning continues.
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