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Expert: the best teachers learn with students

Know your students – their learning styles and backgrounds – leading education expert David Zyngier said as he weighed in on what makes a great teacher. Zyngier, a senior lecturer in the faculty of education at Monash University, said the best ...

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Texting can boost child literacy

New research shows texting can help, not hinder, the reading and comprehension ability of school children. The Curtin University study involving junior schoolchildren has concluded that better interpretation of terms used in digital texting – textisms – can improve reading and language skills. ...

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Feeling good is a part of learning

The wellbeing of students and staff comes first for one South Australian principal who has been recognised for his positive psychology approach to education. Warren Symonds, principal at Mount Barker High School, was recently awarded with a Flinders University Education ...

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Good things come in threes, researcher says

Focusing on three good things could lead to higher levels of wellbeing and job satisfaction for teachers and lecturers, a Central Queensland University student has said. With this belief and a passion for positive psychology, graduate diploma of psychology honours ...

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