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Teacher testing pilot oversubscribed

The education minister, Christopher Pyne, has reported that teaching students are “flocking to participate” in the pilot of teacher literacy and numeracy testing. In a statement issued on Friday, Pyne said the pilot testing regime – developed by the Australian Council ...

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Pedagogy for boys gets more sophisticated

‘I reckon’ as a basis for teachers making decisions about teaching and learning has given way to the use of sophisticated research into best practice in education. Hale School in Western Australia has experienced this change in its focus on ...

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Maths and culture combine for PNG teachers

A Charles Sturt University researcher is working alongside teachers in remote villages in Papua New Guinea to help them better engage children in mathematics learning. At the heart of the project is helping teachers recognise maths-related thinking in cultural activities and ...

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USC to honour former school principal

The University of the Sunshine Coast will recognise the inspirational leadership of a former school principal by awarding him an Honorary Senior Fellowship at its graduation ceremony next week. Anthony Vincent will be honoured for his exceptional achievements in developing ...

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