News tagged with professional development

Pocket diagnosis

A new app which turns any smartphone into a portable medical diagnostic device could help in the fight against diseases including HIV, tuberculosis and malaria in the developing world.

dateMar 19, 2014 in Analytical Chemistry
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Better teaching for inquiring minds

Inquiry-based learning is an educational method centred on the investigation of questions, scenarios or problems. It is seen by many as a positive alternative to traditional forms of instruction where students ...

dateJul 15, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Improving teaching in Indigenous education

Teachers' professional development in understanding Indigenous cultures and teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students needs to be improved greatly to meet new government standards, according ...

dateAug 27, 2012 in Social Sciences
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