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What is the Gonski model for schools?

11 May 2018

The recent Gonski report calls for a new model of school education. What might that look like, asks Geoff Masters in Teacher.

Assessment, Evaluation, Literacy, Numeracy, Quality & Standards, School

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Redefining equity in education

30 April 2018

Equity in education is often viewed as equivalence or sameness. A more useful way to view equity is through the lens of ‘fairness’, say Geoff Masters and Raymond Adams in Teacher.

Quality & Standards, School

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Gathering student feedback on teaching quality

10 April 2018

Great teachers are always looking for ways to improve their practice, and the best source of feedback – their students – is right there in the classroom, says ACER Principal Research Fellow Dr Lawrence Ingvarson in Teacher.

Assessment, Quality & Standards, Student Engagement, Survey, School

Early Childhood
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Breaking the link between disadvantage and development

29 March 2018

A wealth of research on teaching quality exists but it remains largely unused by those who could benefit most from its findings – teachers. Are there ways to better translate the findings from research? Dan Cloney explains.

Evaluation, Quality & Standards, Early Childhood, School

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Supporting school improvement at the system level

29 March 2018

Lawrence Ingvarson and Kate Reid explore the benefits of a system-wide approach to creating strong professional learning communities.

Quality & Standards, Survey, School

Education & Development
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Measuring childhood learning in South East Asia

13 March 2018

A primary learning assessment program is helping to set a common approach to measuring education outcomes in South East Asia. Jacqueline Cheng explains.

Assessment, Literacy, Numeracy, Quality & Standards, School, Education & Development