Saturday , August 18 2018

Tag Archives: NAPLAN

Why parents listen to shock jocks more than teachers

teacher parent meeting

Last week NAPLAN results were released. Adam Voigt woke to judgement of teachers, once again, and filmed an encouraging video reminding teachers to switch off to the self-appointed "experts" and back themselves. Here he explains what we can do to make sure parents are listening to teachers instead of the radio.

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Is teacher PD our only way forward?

Associate Professor Helen Cahill

If, as John Hattie says, teachers are the single biggest in-school determinant of student outcomes, why don't we support our teachers to undertake professional development? Australian teachers work longer, and have fewer allocated training days than in many other countries.

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