What’s the best way to support teachers to become interdisciplinary?

By Teresa Swist, Lina Markauskaite, Peter Goodyear, Cara Wrigley and Genevieve Mosely

Read our first post on our interdisciplinary project: Why you need to spot the invisible elephant Teachers need interdisciplinary expertise. Why? So they can navigate increasingly complex theory, evidence and practice landscape, so they can keep up with technological developments, such as AI, and so they can prepare students for the 21st century. This is

Behaviour: Senators ignored the research

By Glenda McGregor and Martin Mills

Schools are workplaces as well as places of learning. All those who work in them have the right to feel safe. Clearly, not all teachers feel safe. The interim report of the Senate Education and Employment References Committee: The issue of increasing disruption in Australian school classrooms and the submissions to it provide evidence for

Does the new AI Framework serve schools or edtech?

By Lucinda McKnight and Leon Furze

On 30 November, 2023, the Australian federal government released its Australian Framework for Generative AI in Schools. This is an important step forward. It provides much-needed advice for schools following the November 2022 release of ChatGPT, a technological product capable of creating human-like text and other content. This Framework has undergone several rounds of consultation

Distorted: this feeble report misses the boat on classroom behaviour

By Linda Graham

At an event at Parliament House earlier this year I heard that 2024 is going to be the year of education. That is excellent news given that we haven’t heard much about education from the Albanese government but, to be honest, that has been somewhat of a blessed reprieve given the hyperventilation of the previous

ICYMI – here are all the blog posts from the conference

That was a huge week at the AARE conference hosted and we had so many excellent contributions. Many thanks to all of you who contributed during the conference, making time despite a huge and very busy conference. All the blogs are here, in reverse chronological order, from the pre conference through to the wrap the

And now, that’s a wrap for #AARE2023. Thanks for the memories

By Ellen Larsen

UNE’s Sally Larsen on the conference At the conclusion of AARE 2023, the esteemed editor of this blog 😉 has asked me for my thoughts on two things. First to give a bit of context for the paper that was awarded the Early Career Researcher Award; second to make some links to the position of

Welcome to the fifth #AARE2023 blog of the conference

We will update here during the day so please bookmark this page. Our EduResearch Matters social accounts are: The following post is by Helen Proctor, University of Sydney, who was the discussant for this session. The war between the underfunded and the overfunded Jane Kenway and Matthew Sinclair’s featured symposium, entitled “Critical policy junctures,private school

Welcome to the fourth #AARE2023 blog of the conference

Day Four, November 29, 2023. We will update here during the day so please bookmark this page. Our

Welcome to the third #AARE2023 blog of the conference

We update during the day! The following post is by Babak Dadvand, La Trobe University Navigating Australia’s Teacher

Welcome to the second #AARE2023 blog of the conference

And that’s the last post for the day. Thank you for reading. See you tomorrow. The following post