From Pivot’s Pencil

Great teaching on Radio National

  Pivot's Director of Research recently joined a panel on ABC’s Life Matters program, to ‘sort fact and fiction on the teaching profession’ with the principal of Doveton College and Griffith University Dean of Education, Professor Donna Pendergast.    Bronwyn spoke...

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Nurturing the entrepreneurial skills of students

  The Mitchell Institute at Victoria University has been collaborating with about 20 secondary schools in New South Wales and Victoria on a program that focusses on entrepreneurial learning. Paradigm Shifters, based on the work of international education expert Yong...

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Pivot in focus at Scotch College, Adelaide

  We were thrilled to be profiled by the Principal of Scotch College, Adelaide, in his Term 2 communication to the school community. Pivot has been working with Scotch for three years and the Pivot approach is now deeply embedded within the school’s teaching and...

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Pivot named as a ‘best idea’ in education, PWC

  Pivot was profiled in PWC’s leading paper on steps to advance meaningful education reform in Australia, as an example of a ‘best idea’ that has been proven to help boost teaching effectiveness and should be rolled out more broadly. Pivot’s Director Belinda Harries...

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Pivot named a “Startup Star”: The Weekly Review, 2016

  Pivot Professional Learning is profiled in The Weekly Review as a ‘Startup Star’ on the rise. Cleo Westhorpe, Belinda Harries and Caitlin Macleod speak about their professional development tool designed to “prove” the current performance of teachers and “improve”...

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Pivot awarded a Top 50 in the Anthill Smart100

  They’re innovative, Australian, highly commercial and they’re changing the world, one idea at a time. Pivot Professional Learning was proud to be among the Anthill Smart 100 in 2015 for developing and building a powerful online professional learning tool that allows...

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Making the case for reform of Australia’s education system – and Pivot!

Apr 25, 2016

A new report by PwC argues for ‘constructive, concrete reform’ of Australia’s education system to prepare students for changing workforce demands – particularly in STEM subject areas.1 The PwC report recognises that good ideas and innovation for driving…

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Classroom behaviour management

Dec 1, 2017

Classroom behaviour management What is classroom behaviour? The are various types of challenging behaviour in the classroom, from low-level disruptions such as talking out of turn and not following directions, to more anti-social behaviours such as…

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The role of evaluation and reflection in teaching and school improvement

Oct 1, 2017

Expectations of teachers and schools are changing rapidly. This is being driven by a range of factors including our growing understanding of the future of society and workplace that today’s children will face when they finish formal schooling. As the OECD…

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Professional Learning Communities

Jul 1, 2017

Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) have become a hot topic lately as building in-school capacity is increasingly viewed as a major lever for improving student outcomes. PLCs have been found to contribute to instructional improvement of teachers,1…

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