This draft action plan was developed with input from a range of sources, including the 2015 Learning Support Update, and the Select Committee Inquiry into Identification and Support for students with Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Education in Australia has increasingly become a highly-pressurised pursuit of success. More than ever, students are told to excel academically if they are going to succeed in life. Are we at risk of losing all joy of learning?
Entrepreneurial learning is an emerging way of responding to the growing need to enhance student capabilities and position students for success.
This paper describes the development of a brief scale to measure anti-intellectualism, the degree to which one experiences either positive or negative affect while engaged in epistemic activities such as conceptual integration.
Listening needs of distance learners: a case study of EAP learners at the University of the South Pacific
This study focuses on student listening needs in the context of the English for Academic Purposes program taught by distance education at the University of the South Pacific. It explores the relationship between learners' awareness of the learning strategy they use for developing their listening...
This study investigates how students renegotiate their membership of the school community following being stood-down from school. In New Zealand stand-down is the least serious of the school exclusion provisions available to schools under the Education Act (1989). By sending the student home at stand-down...
This report includes research from Australia and overseas that demonstrates how the crucial skills identified can be developed through outdoor learning and nature time.
Since the 1970s translation has been discredited in languages teaching and learning. Nevertheless, it can be seen as a natural phenomenon in many domains of contemporary, globalised life. Furthermore, learners themselves have not ceased to use translation as a strategy in the process of language...
This report compares provision, participation, and student performance in courses delivered by e-learning methods with courses that do not use e-learning. This is analysed at a system, sub-sector, and field of study level, as well as by ethnicity, age, full-time, part-time, and extramural status.
A study of the professional development challenges that faced 87 preschool teachers at a time of major policy change associated with the Council of Australian Governments' (COAG) early childhood policy agenda. Early childhood teacher knowledge and professional capacity is critical to the achievement of the...