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Teacher boost for NSW public schools

The NSW government is promising an extra 4600 teachers for the state’s public schools, hired over four years as part of a $2 billion investment. This will bring the total number of full-time teachers in NSW to a record high ...

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Screen time can delay young kids’ development: study

Too much time spent watching TV and playing computer games can hold back the development of young children, new research suggests. A study of 2400 Canadian children found more screen time was linked to lower scores in ‘milestone’ tests of ...

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Am I meant to be a teacher? Opinion

I probably shouldn’t have asked myself such a heavy question two days before school holidays were over, particularly given I found Teacher by Gabbie Stroud while scrolling through the iBooks store during The Bachelor finale (such was my rage at ...

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Technology and the future of teachers seminar

While the prospect of robots replacing teachers is a long way off, the impact of technology is fundamentally changing the profession. Artificial intelligence, machine learning and individually tailored educational software are already transforming the way we teach and the way ...

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