Monthly Archives: January 2012

Sit down and be quiet: How to engage your students

It’s the start of a new school year and teachers nationwide will soon be introducing themselves to new classes, perhaps in new schools, and attempting to reach agreement on mutual expectations for classroom behaviour. Strategies for achieving an environment conducive … Continue reading

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Fixed-term teaching jobs the norm?

Once again, the perennial issue of short-term contracts in the teaching profession has reared its head. An article in The Age on January 4 highlighted statistics from the Australian Education Union (AEU), including the fact that 58% of new teachers … Continue reading

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Posted in Education in society, Education policy, School management, Strategic recruitment | 2 Comments

Teaching scholarship opportunities in Victoria

Are you looking to increase your chances of getting a specialist teaching job in Victoria? The Victorian Government is offering scholarships to boost the number of teachers in the areas of hearing impaired education and science teaching. Qualified teachers can … Continue reading

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