School of Education

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Professor of Educational Psychology Andrew Martin offers a five-point guide for educators in the face of COVID-19.

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Pasi Sahlberg is professor of education policy and deputy director of the Gonski Institute at UNSW. The Finnish educator and author has advised on education reforms around the world.

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A conference at UNSW on 15 November will bring together leading academics and practitioners to explore successful strategies for improving students’ literacy

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Increasingly, our research is demonstrating the substantial role that teacher-student relationships play in motivation and engagement, writes Andrew Martin.

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Mass sackings of ESL consultants and refugee support officers will mean from next year NSW public schools will struggle to help non-English speaking students and foster multiculturalism, writes Michael Michell. 

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Vision and detail are relatively absent from all three major parties' education policies, write Kalervo Gulson and Shaun Rawolle. 

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The Gonski Review has set ideas in motion about education that will be difficult for any government or group to stop, writes Leila Morsy.

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The decision to dismantle the provision of ESL services in government schools could have permanent and irreparable damage, write Chris Davison and Michael Michell.

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The Gonski school funding reforms are not a silver bullet for closing the education gap between our lowest and highest-achieving students, argues Leila Morsy.

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NAPLAN is a high-stakes test - schools are held publicly accountable for its results - and high-stakes tests are known to lead to unethical, unscrupulous, and sometimes corrupt behaviour, writes Leila Morsy.

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