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COVID coaches: tutoring only works when backed by quality teaching directed at the students who really missed out

By Jenny Gore

The injection by NSW and Victorian State Governments of more than half a billion dollars on tutoring programs to help students catch up after Covid-19-related disruptions to normal schooling is welcome. However, there is a need to ensure the intervention is more than an economic ‘sugar hit’ and that it leads to sustained improvement in

Students love to complain about women and people of colour – their teachers. Here’s what happens next.

By Troy Heffernan

Across studies covering more than 1,000,000 student evaluations, it is clear that women are at a disadvantage compared to men.

Farewell Maralyn Parker

There is one underlying theme connecting Maralyn Parker’s  many careers – and that is the strength of her