How Teacher Training Influences Disabled Students
In Australia alone, over 4 million people live with disabilities. These include physical disabilities, partial or complete blindness, partial or total deafness, intellectual disabilities, disabilities resulting from brain injury, and mental health conditions. Of the 1 in 5 people living with a disability, a significant number are currently attending school. It
What Is Instructional Coaching and Does It Work?
All over the world, most schools have historically tended to approach professional development for teachers in a generic, one-size-fits-all fashion. Teachers receive training and information on acceptable teaching practices through seminars, workshops, and other similar programmes, often in large groups. Expectations are that they adapt and apply what they have learned
How Education Change Society
For centuries, education has been integral in preparing them to contribute to their communities. Education shapes the skills, attitudes, and beliefs of the individual and plays a role in shaping the norms and values of a particular society. These values eventually define the community structures people build, the goals they strive
Can Professional Development Impact Student Achievement?
Educators are amongst the busiest people and carry an exceptional burden. That’s because the work of an educator isn’t limited to the paperwork they do or the meetings they attend. Although these are part of their job description, their primary goal is to mould students into the best versions of themselves
Reasons You Need Online Workshops for Leadership and Diversity Education
Most organisations with good leadership subscribe to a culture and practice of workplace diversity. It has been shown that diversity can increase productivity, motivate employees, reduce employee attrition, improve work success, and promote a healthy work culture. Knowing the right thing to do in the workplace doesn’t always come naturally to
How to Start Building Good Leadership through Diversity
Diversity in the workplace has now become an essential and integral part of any organisation. Many companies are subscribing to it and it has been observed how workplace diversity has contributed to an organisation’s overall success, industry competitiveness, achievement of financial targets, as well as the employees’ well-being and reduction of
5 Best Leadership Advice From Leadership Experts
Leaders who have been leading teams for a long time have tried and tested plenty of leadership methods and styles. They have gathered extensive training and years of experiences that makes them experts already in leadership practises. Thus, as leadership experts, they are in the best position to pass on these
5 Leadership Tips for Introverts
People say that there’s no place for a timid or unassuming person in a corporate workplace. More so, such a modest or reticent individual is presumed to be unfit as a leader as they seem to be apprehensive or weak. But what most people don’t realise is that an introverted person
How Diversity Improves your Workplace Culture
Diversity in the workplace has become immensely popular in the past few years with more and more organisations adopting diversity in their recruitment and employment practices. We have seen many companies with a more diverse workforce and how pleasing it is to see how successful many of these have become. Diversity
Equal Opportunity and Workplace Diversity
Equal opportunity and diversity in the workplace has been the buzz for the past recent years. Many companies have adhered and adapted to having equality and diversity in their respective workplaces. Both seem to have the same meanings – indeed they may be similar but are different from each other. They
How to Help your Child Develop a Strong Emotional Quotient
It is thought that who we are as children, we ultimately become as adults. Thus, as parents, you want to foster and nurture children’s emotional quotient at an early age. Focus is not just placed on a child’s academic intelligence, but more importantly on emotional intelligence. What is emotional quotient? Also
How Emotionally Intelligent are you?
Emotional intelligence is described as being able to manage and handle emotions, as well as the ability of using and perceiving them as a guide for mindset and behaviour. EI is essential in building rapport and relationship with others and adjusting emotions and behaviour appropriately for various situations. Popularised by psychologist