Practical experience is crucial for improving teachers’ confidence

First published in EducationHQ By Janet Fellowes, co-author with Grace Oakley of Language, Literacy and Early Childhood Education (OUP) and previous Senior Lecturer, School of Education, Edith Cowan University. A new edition of Language, Literacy and Early Childhood Education is due to publish in September 2019. Classroom and student management is extremely important to student […]

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Universities have a crucial role to play in equipping teachers for the literacy classroom

By Janet Fellowes, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education, Edith Cowan University and author of Language, Literacy and Early Childhood Education (Oxford University Press) This article first appeared in Education Review It is very difficult to dispute the need for teachers to possess sounds literacy skills. Communication and literacy are central to teaching success […]

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Oxford Education Innovation Award 2014 Winners

The Oxford Education Innovation Award is an annual competition run by Oxford University Press Australia, which celebrates creative and critical thinking in teacher education. This year, we asked Australian pre-service teachers to use their imagination and innovation to build their ideal classroom. Participants were asked to create the space (in their preferred medium) and write […]

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