Knowing your students and knowing Country
How can teachers deeply know their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students? Emeritus Professor and Deputy Chair of AERO's Board, Colleen Hayward, reflects on the importance of learning about students' culture, cultural identity and Country.
2 July 2021
Using evidence by staying curious
Early childhood educators already use evidence in their practice. Jen Jackson, Early Childhood Program Director, Centre for Policy Development, and Associate Professor of Education Policy at the Mitchell Institute at Victoria University, explores evidence use in early childhood education and care.
26 May 2021
I’ve read the evidence. So, now what?
Talk of evidence is everywhere in education. It is almost impossible to imagine anyone doing anything in education without assuring us first that it is ‘evidence-based’. Yet, many practitioners have told AERO that they are confused about the nature and quality of the evidence that exists and what it tells us. What can AERO do to help practitioners and policymakers make better use of research evidence?
21 April 2021