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Addressing concerns about Australian students’ performance

The PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) global report from December 2013 delivered some negative news about the Australian education system, suggesting that a generation of teenagers had dumbed down their learning. Factors such as unruly classrooms, bullying and poor … Continue reading

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Positive Education: When The Ultimate Aim is a Student’s Well-being

Around the world, an increasing number of schools are signing up to positive psychology methods, which aims to foster well-being and happiness in young students. Positive education theory is not as new as it seems; indeed, its roots can be … Continue reading

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Teaching job interview tips

The following presentation by Amy Cuddy demonstrates how you can easily transform your performance when you attend and teaching job interview. We have long advocated for people to find a quiet corner, close their eyes and take some deep breaths. … Continue reading

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How to succeed at your next teaching interview!

This presentation was delivered as part of the IEU Best Foot Forward Conference for final year student teachers, July 2013.

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Interview practice

Play, pause and rewind this video to rehearse as often as necessary your responses to these types of questions. We will be publishing further, similar videos to assist you with preparing effectively for securing your ideal school job.

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Writing a great graduate teacher CV

The following presentation was delivered as part of the IEU Best Foot Forward conference for final year Student Teachers on July 4, 2013. CV writing presentation 2013 from SchoolJobs

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CV and interview skills for teachers

The following slides were shown as part of the IEU CV and Interview Skills Workshop, July 1, Melbourne. Cv writing and interview skills 2013 from SchoolJobs

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PhD Scholarships for mid-career teachers

The Australian Scholarships Group (ASG) in collaboration with the Faculty of Education, Monash University, is offering a full-time scholarship and a one year bursary for doctoral candidates in 2013. Research topics should have a focus on teaching and learning in … Continue reading

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Teacher performance: Quite literally a matter of life or death

The Victorian Government this week finally took performance-related pay off the negotiating table in the long-running pay dispute with the State’s teachers. Hopefully this will pave the way for some meaningful progress to be made in recognising teachers’ professionalism and … Continue reading

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What time would you like to start school?

Templestowe College, in Melbourne’s Eastern suburbs, will offer three distinct start times from 2014 in response to research around adolescent sleep patterns. Students will have the option of starting school at 7.15, 9 or 10.15am, with corresponding finish times of … Continue reading

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