Jacaranda Blog

News, thoughts and insights on Australian secondary education.

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Teach with learnON: tips for your subject

To help you teach with learnON, check out our insider tips on how to get the most out of the platform for your teaching area.


3 steps to make the most out of National FutureSchools Expo

National FutureSchools Expo is a massive annual event in education, attracting more than 2,000 attendees. This guide highlights three easy steps to help you get the most out of your time at the expo.

The 2017-2018 VCE study design changes

The 2017-2018 VCE Study Design changes: what does it mean for your subject?

Learn about what changes teachers need to implement for their subject from the VCE 2017-2018 Study Design changes.

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Five facts about the Jacaranda Atlas

As we look toward the 50th anniversary of the Jacaranda Atlas in 2018, we share five facts about this iconic Australian reference tool for the secondary school market.

How to get students to read deeply on digital devices

How to get students to read deeply on digital devices

With more schools going digital, it's important to focus on reading comprehension and ensure students learn how to read deeply on digital devices.

teachers guide to cyberbullying

Teacher’s guide to cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a growing issue. That’s why schools, teachers and parents must learn to recognise the signs and educate students about internet safety.

A safe start to 2017 with Safer Internet Day

It’s important that students learn about internet safety so Jacaranda outlines a few easy ways that teachers can get involved in Safer Internet Day on Tuesday, 7 February 2017.


5 ‘to dos’ for the holidays to prepare for 2017 school year

With the school year for 2016 now officially done and dusted, it’s time to turn our attention to the 2017 school year. First - time for a celebration as all teachers will now be on holiday! Congratulations to you for getting through another year; we hope that it has been a successful one and that you’re now planning on having some well-deserved rest and relaxation.

learnON premium user? How to set yourself up for success

learnON premium user? How to set yourself up for success

Are you upgrading to learnON premium, Jacaranda’s new eBook in 2017? Here are three easy steps you can take now to ensure a smooth start to the next school year.