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How Singapore’s education system reminds me of beehives

17 September 2019 [caption id="attachment_11408" align="alignnone" width="600"] The 2019 Teaching Fellows visit the Academy of Singapore Teachers.[/caption] Excellence, discipline and rigor were the words that came to mind when I thought about the ...

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$45,000 Teaching Fellowship open to Australia’s great teachers and school leaders

26 August 2019 [caption id="attachment_11487" align="alignnone" width="600"] 2018 Teaching Fellow Alison Rourke, Fairy Meadow Demonstration School[/caption] Nominations and applications for the 2020 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards open today. Est...

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Australia’s top teachers named

29 March 2019 [caption id="attachment_11226" align="alignnone" width="2460"] (L-R) Chantel Mirzai, John Townley, Alison Rourke, Sarah Chapman, Jessica Colleu Terradas, Michael Smith, Erica Prosser, Denise Lofts, Sasha Mildenhall, Monica St Baker, Lo...

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In search of powerful practice in the USA

Campbelltown Performing Arts High School has focused over a number of years on shifting practice to deeply engage and challenge students and more effectively prepare them to thrive in a rapidly changing future. It was no surprise, then, that the focu...

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Our Teaching Fellow Yasodai Selvakumaran named in top 10 teachers in the world

21 February 2019 One of Schools Plus' Teaching Fellows, Yasodai Selvakumaran, has today been named one of the top 10 teachers in the world, taking her one step closer to winning the coveted US$1million Global Teacher Prize. The inspiring teacher cu...

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Two Australian teachers in running for $1 million Global Teacher Prize

13 December 2018 Schools Plus is delighted to announce that two of our 2018 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Award recipients have been named as Top 50 finalists for the prestigious $US1 million Global Teacher Prize.   This is the second year in a r...

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Singapore’s vision and structure key to its quality education system

It’s not often you get the opportunity to travel with like-minded colleagues and ‘chew the fat’ over the opportunities and challenges facing education across Australia. Add to this the chance to visit the high-performing Singapore school secto...

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Meet the 2018 Teaching Fellows

Schools Plus is thrilled to announce the 12 recipients of the 2018 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards. The Awards were presented at a ceremony in Sydney on 23 March, attended by guests from the education, business and philanthropy sectors including F...

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Three Australian Teachers in running for $US1 million Global Teacher Prize

Three Australian teachers in running for $US1 million Global Teacher Prize Schools Plus is delighted to announce that three recipients of the 2017 Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards have been named in the top 50 finalists for the $US1 million Global...

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Meet the 2017 Teaching Fellows

Schools Plus is thrilled to announce the 12 inaugural recipients of the Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards. The awards ceremony was held at the Australian National Maritime Museum in Sydney, where the outstanding teachers were formally recognised and...

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