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19 September 2018
Ellen Koshland, the founder of the Australian Learning Lecture, has received an Honorary Doctorate of Education by Swinburne University.
19 September 2018
When staff at Hilltop Road Public School in Western Sydney looked at student learning they found that their students could tell them what they did, but they couldn’t tell them the learning behind it.
a way of reading
19 September 2018
In collaboration with ten Victorian public libraries, ALL is presenting the 'Joy and Data' case study events from September to November this year.
Student concentrating
19 September 2018
The Passion Index pilot project continues to demonstrate the value of schools using individual student Passion Profiles and especially the benefit of incorporating student reflections as a major element of these profiles
Lecture audience
19 September 2018
Following on from a forum convened by ALL and the Mitchell Institute at Victoria University earlier this year, two working groups have been established to consider curriculum and assessment, and pathways.
going to school
13 June 2018
ALL is pleased to report that it is working with Mitchell Institute and others to bring about a more productive understanding of school assessment and better transition to tertiary education.
Lecture 2017
13 June 2018
ALL’s vision from its inception was to introduce new ideas into the learning landscape in a bid to change thinking. Most recently we have been privileged to work in partnership with Mitchell Institute at Victoria University on the very big issue of reconfiguring the transition from secondary to tertiary education.
7 June 2018
Peter Dawkins and Yong Zhao argue that maximising ATAR is the primary focus for far too many students, rather than following passions and preparing for the future by developing their talents and exploring the wide variety of opportunities that are available.
Michael Barber
1 May 2018
In the school of the future, data is ubiquitous and measures progress not just on academic performance but also on the wider skills and attributes, such as leadership and teamwork, which we know are becoming vital to future success and fulfilment.
1 May 2018
Taranganba teachers feel that data is not a judgement of their teaching ability but a starting point for each step in the journey. The focus is on growth and improvement, not just achievement.
1 May 2018
We are excited to have recently published Joy and Data: creating success for every student, a compilation of Sir Michael’s lecture and six exemplar case studies.
Lucy Clark, Beautiful Failures
16 February 2017
Beautiful Failures, an Australian Learning Lecture Event, supported by The Guardian stimulated debate about what education should be if we are to seize the immense opportunities that lie ahead.
hand over keyboard
12 May 2016
A national action plan agreed by Commonwealth, state and territory governments is urgently required if Australia is to arrest declining performances in schools.
 access to information
16 July 2015
The Head of the Dept of Education for Kwazulu-Natal talks about how access to information can transform learning.
Dianne Jackson
22 June 2015
ARACY CEO Dr Dianne Jackson on how data informs a learning culture, and why learning is essential to alleviating poverty.
Larry Kamener
11 June 2015
Management consultant Larry Kamener on the enormous potential for data to improve the school learning experience.
 Sir Michael Barber
18 May 2015
Sir Michael Barber shows how data and joy intersect in his own bicycle training regime.
Country learners
11 May 2015
Rural youth ambassadors talk about the issues in learning and education that matter to them most.
Patrick Griffin
5 May 2015
Prof. Patrick Griffin discusses the skills today's school students need to learn to equip them for the information- and knowledge-based economy of the future.
 Children learning
4 May 2015
Students at an Australian kindergarten program talk about their learning journey.
Young learner
28 April 2015
A new survey has found overwhelming support for the value of learning.