Factors to consider in creating a play-based program for early learners

Article first published in Education Review. By Learning Through Play (OUP) author and Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education and Care at the University of Notre Dame Australia,  Christine Robinson The campaign by the Early Learning and Care Council of Australia to encourage state and federal governments to fund two years of play-based learning for […]

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The new Oxford Reading for Comprehension series tackles emerging comprehension challenges

Oxford University Press (OUP) has introduced a brand new guided reading program, Oxford Reading for Comprehension, to help teachers address the comprehension challenge in Australian primary schools. The research-based series, created in Australia, combines a consistent, strategic approach to comprehension with creative and exciting content to ensure students remain engaged while they develop their comprehension […]

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Literacy and numeracy are important, but there is far more to effective teaching

First published in Education Review. Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in the Primary School author Ruth Reynolds, Associate Professor, School of Education, University of Newcastle Graduates from accredited teaching courses will be required to pass literacy and numeracy tests before they can enter the profession this year. Potential teachers will have three attempts at passing […]

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