Report

Reading with the light switched on

This document discusses New Zealand's child literacy rates and highlights some innovative teaching practices, such as Structured Literacy, being implemented to help improve literacy outcomes.
Policy report

Supporting students with special needs: a policy priority for primary education

From a policy point of view, early and accurate identification of students with special needs in primary education best ensures successful continuous support for their development. This paper argues that education systems should develop strategic policy actions to improve the quality and number of teachers...
Report

Building capability and quality in VET teaching: opportunities and challenges

This research examines the form and content of current teacher capability models and frameworks in vocational education and training (VET) and other sectors to understand what defines competence and quality in VET teaching.
Conference proceedings

Fostering design-led innovation capabilities

This paper focuses on the role of applied-design and technological capabilities in education in fostering and developing human ingenuity and innovation traits among students. This research is typically a multi-disciplinary effort, often drawing upon ‘play-based’ and ‘project-based’ learning to develop the educated citizen.
Report

Artificial Intelligence and emerging technologies in schools: research report

This report should serve as both a starting point for knowledge acquisition, and as a springboard for the teaching profession to engage in debate about the current state and future of AI and emerging technologies in schools.
Report

Making the most of technology in education

This report draws together lessons from nine international examples of inspiring practice where technology is impacting on large numbers of teachers and students.
Discussion paper

How to teach critical thinking

This paper, commissioned by the NSW Department of Education, addresses the issue of critical thinking, identified in the Australian curriculum as an important capability for the 21st Century. It considers the cognitive science evidence for how it is acquired, and what this means for educators...
Evaluation

Ready for work: stories of innovative vocational education and training for regional and remote Indigenous students at Charles Darwin University

This report provides a series of case studies of Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs at Charles Darwin University (CDU) that are recognised for delivering positive outcomes for regional and remote Indigenous students in the Northern Territory (NT).
Case study

Sustaining success: a case study of effective practices in Fairfield high value-add schools

This research builds on two earlier CESE publications: High Value-Add schools: Key drivers of school improvement and Six effective practices in high growth schools. These reports identified broad descriptions of which practices make a difference; they did not, however, identify how schools successfully implement these...
Literature review

Literature review relating to the current context and discourse on Indigenous cultural awareness in the teaching space: critical pedagogies and improving Indigenous learning outcomes through cultural responsiveness

This literature review seeks to provide an overview of current understandings and discourse about culturally responsive teaching and cultural awareness in education in Australia. Although some of the literature considered within this review is from an international perspective, the purpose of this review is to...