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Possibly the last blog of the conference . . .

By Meghan Stacey and Louisa Field

Still happy to take contributions inspired by the AARE Conference but we will be returning to regular programming

When one shocking shortage led to another

By Meghan Stacey

Here is another of our intermittent blogs during the #AARE2022 conference. If you want to cover a session at the conference, please email jenna@aare.edu.au to check in. Thanks! Symposium: ‘Teacher shortages in Australian schools: reactive workforce planning for a wicked policy problem’ (post starts after the photos!) With nine people sitting on the floor, six standing,

The last blog for the night – reading, shadow education in China, time poverty among teachers, philanthropy in schools

By Naomi Barnes, Rafaan Daliri-Ngametua and Kathleen Smithers

One of our intermittent blogs during the #AARE2022 conference. If you want to cover a session at the conference,

From global to local – how the world shapes learning

By Jess Harris

Here is another of our intermittent blogs during the #AARE2022 conference. If you want to cover a session at

What the remarkable Mr Laing did next

By Paul Laing

Editor’s note: In 2021, Paul Laing won EduResearch Matters Blog/Blogger of the Year Award, which recognises an outstanding

What you should know now about the NSW government and Dolores Umbridge’s evil ways

By Alison Bedford

The NSW Government has announced the creation of an ‘expert teacher’ role, to be paid almost $150 000

Anonymous writes: I became a better teacher during COVID. I didn’t yet know I had cancer

By Anonymous

Remember the COVID shutdowns? Remember the months of remote teaching? As a middle school teacher, I thought I

What we must do now to rescue Australian schools

By Scott Eacott

We expect education to be a catalyst for more equitable and inclusive societies yet too often governments and systems deploy one-stop solutions without detailed plans for how exactly improvements will be achieved or at what costs. The Building Education Systems for Equity and Inclusion report comes from an Academy of Social Sciences of Australia workshop

Why restoring trust in teaching now could fix the teacher shortage

By Babak Dadvand

Burnout is blamed for an exodus of teachers contributing to ‘a teacher shortage crisis’ in Australian schools. The

Why is there so much talk about teachers right now? Because we are afraid of them

By Meghan Stacey, Mihajla Gavin, Jessica Gerrard, Anna Hogan and Jessica Holloway

The federal minister for education Jason Clare convened a roundtable to solve the teacher shortage on the eve of the new government’s Job Summit. Items on the agenda? It wasn’t hard to go past working conditions, status, and a growing, chronic teacher shortage as the impetus for history-making industrial action and considerable media coverage. Concerns about