This publication reports on approaches to building capability and quality in VET teaching, and associated opportunities and challenges. It draws on relevant literature about teaching quality, the content, scope and usage of existing capability frameworks and professional standards, and consultations with key stakeholder groups.
The 10th Biennial International Design and Technology Teacher’s Association Research Conference (DATTArc), previously known as TERC (Technology Education Research Conference) was hosted by Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn, 5th to 8th December 2018.
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.
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...
‘Life’: learning interactively for engagement – meeting the pedagogical needs of students from refugee backgrounds
This project developed innovative teaching and learning programs designed to meet the particular needs of students from refugee backgrounds to engage with university learning.
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).
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 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...