Category Archives: Beginning Teaching

What can systems do to empower teachers


We need to remind policymakers of the importance of education, and the essential role of teachers in the lives of individuals, and ipso facto in the social, economic and political well-being of our countries. The Australian Government Productivity Commission (2017) … Continue reading

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The first year whirlwind: Krystal’s story


I’m sure any teacher would say the beginning of the school year is always an absolute whirlwind. It’s an exciting time imagining the challenges and successes of the teaching and learning journey ahead. Every teacher has their own story about … Continue reading

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THANK YOU QUEENSLAND TEACHERS


Over the past few weeks I’ve been thinking about teaching graduates – some of whom I had the privilege of addressing at a graduation ceremony last year – wondering how their first days in the classroom have been.  Did the … Continue reading

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