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Bullying, school safety and student achievement

18 March 2019

Lower incidences of bullying in schools are linked to higher levels of achievement, according to Sue Thomson.

Numeracy, Survey, School,

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Piloting a new approach to analyse learning assessment systems

25 February 2019

Ethiopia is the first of three pilot countries to launch a new system to improve learning assessments. Ramya Vivekanandan reports.

Assessment, School, Education & Development,

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Maths teaching program extended following improved results for students

22 January 2019

A professional development program for maths teachers in South Australia that puts primary school students two months ahead of their peers has been extended.

Evaluation, School,

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Teacher comments in school reports

19 December 2018

In their third article in a four-part series on school reports, Dr Hilary Hollingsworth and Jonathan Heard examine the effectiveness of teacher comments.

Evaluation, Survey, School,

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Australian 15-year-olds anxious about schoolwork

26 November 2018

Australian students reported higher levels of schoolwork-related anxiety than the OECD average, with 65 per cent worrying they will get poor grades at school, according to an ACER report.

Survey, School,

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Girls challenge stereotypes in gaming competition

20 November 2018

Equal numbers of female and male teams won the 2018 Australian STEM Video Game Challenge's six categories.

School,