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Report warns of impending ‘crisis’ in mathematics education

Australia is facing “a crisis” in secondary schools as student populations swell and a shortage in mathematics-qualified teachers continues, according to the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI). In its latest report, entitled Australian Secondary Mathematics Teacher Shortfalls: A Deepening Crisis, ...

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Principals’ academy on the cards under Labor

A national academy to provide specialist leadership training for school principals will be set up if Labor wins the next federal election. A recent review found high performing school leaders add between two and seven months' worth of growth in ...

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Digital development

Preparing teachers for the new IT-heavy curriculum requires time, funding and focus. By Dallas Bastian. The new digital curriculum is causing nervousness amongst academics over teachers’ level of IT knowledge. Associate professor James Curran from the University of Sydney’s school ...

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Early career teachers wanted for survey

Researchers of a longitudinal study looking at the effectiveness of teacher training are calling for invited participants to respond to survey. The deadline has been extended to Monday, May 14 for the Deakin University-led project titled Studying the Effectiveness of ...

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