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September 2, 2019

 

Hey PRAC-E's,

As we leave the exploratory and hypothetical world of academia for the reality of practical experience, we find ourselves becoming a part of institutions and systems that are bigger than us or our ideas about what education or good practice looks like.

Wit...

August 30, 2019

 

Hey PRAC-E's,

This is one of the big ones and is perhaps the biggest question on many of your minds as we approach the end of another year. How do graduate teachers actually land a job after university? 

We are fortunate enough to have had a diverse group of teachers fr...

August 26, 2019

Hey PRAC-E's,

Streaming in schools is a hotly debated topic in Australian, even global, education communities today. It's almost reached an impasse in Queensland, with some schools heavily streaming children by ability, while others refuse to at all.

Closely related to d...

August 21, 2019

Hey PRAC-E's,

Beginning a new school year, especially at a new job, can be an intimidating prospect. There's a million tiny considerations to make in our preparation process that can be totally overwhelming! Luckily, we have some of the best professionals in Queensland...

August 19, 2019

The topic of using assessment and data more in classrooms is often brought up. There is a myth going around that only math whiz kids can actually use student data effectively in their classrooms. This simply isn’t true, and every teacher, no matter their subject, can e...

August 16, 2019

 

Although enthusiasm is at its strongest during the early years of teaching, that is also when it is at its most fragile. Every workplace will have negative voices, seemingly always being able to find something to whinge about. As a young teacher it is important to hav...

August 7, 2019

What is up 'PRAC-Es'?

We are incredibly excited to bring you the full recording of our recent event at the University of Queensland.

PRAC-E Symposium III was a huge success, as we presented an esteemed panel to a full auditorium of budding pre-service teachers. The ques...

August 2, 2019

There seems to be an impasse at the moment with classroom ICT. One could say it is probably the most pressing issue in modern-day education. There is a battle between the ‘old-school’ and ‘new-school’, which I believe is compounded by the majority of Australian teacher...

July 31, 2019

This is something that confused me during graduation. It's as if every faith-based school does something different! It can be especially daunting during the ‘job hunting silly season’, as you’re not sure if you’re under qualified for certain faith-based schools.

Luckily...

July 29, 2019

Differentiation us a constant struggle for many teachers. To treat your class as if they’re all at the same level obviously has issues. Getting all your students to improve does mean differentiating the content and having multiple access levels. Extending the high-end...