The importance of engineering in STEM education

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) is linked with generating high levels of productivity, creating better jobs (and more of them) as well as securing healthy economies. That’s just some of the reasons why the capabilities that come along with STEM – including creative problem solving and critical thinking – are becoming an increasingly large focus in the Australian classroom.

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Beyond the hype: What Gonski means for teachers

The Federal Government struggled to get ‘Gonski 2.0’ through the Senate. Now, with a narrow victory under its belt, the government can start passing the new funding model into law. Under the deal, an extra $24 billion will flow into Australian schools over the next 10 years.

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Five ways to improve your wellbeing as a teacher

You spend a lot of time thinking about what’s best for your students – but how much time do you spend thinking about what’s best for you? Thinking about your own wellbeing is not only important for your productivity and effectiveness, but it also enables you to focus on your teaching practice and improve outcomes for your students.

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Teaching Teachers For The Future to transform education

Technology is a larger component of our everyday lives than it ever has been, and it’s only getting bigger. While so many industries are embracing and incorporating new advancements, one area that had been previously left behind, in Australia anyway, is education.

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