Critical thinking

How to really engage students online

By Ameena Payne and Alison Torn

From engaging on social media to attending virtual conferences, across the globe, academia has experienced how digital spaces

How to turn students into active citizens

By Keith Heggart

Australians are on the streets, protesting in large numbers about their displeasure with the government’s inaction on women’s rights and safety. This follows protests across Australian (and the world) in support of #BlackLivesMatter, as well as the #March4OurLives movement in the US.  Young people, too, are in the vanguard of environmental movements, most notably the

Making space in our schools for children to develop their creativity

By Kim Wilson and Janet Dutton

Nurturing creativity is a key focus of twenty-first century educational and employment discourses here and around the world.

What happened when I applied my academic-style critical thinking to…baked beans

By Erika Spray Academics need to practice sophisticated critical analysis for their work, arguably more than needed in