Top ten tips for teaching

​​​Education expert and former principal Mary Jean Gallagher shares her top tips for improving teaching practice.

Dr Mary Jean Gallagher — who led the successful reform of Canada's Ontario school system — is a critical friend of the Department, working with Victorian school leaders and teachers to help solve issues facing schools that impact student outcomes.

'As a visitor to your school system over the past 11 months, I can sense a building momentum, a renewed focus on student and teacher learning, and a sense of teamwork in the pursuit of an important set of goals,' said Mary Jean.

'Victorian schools are good schools, and they are getting better.'

Drawing on her expertise, Dr Gallagher has provided a list of top ten tips for teachers to continue to develop their practice. Watch her explain how you can develop your practice as a teacher, see: Top ten tips for teaching – Mary Jean Gallagher​​

​To download a transcript for this video, see: Top ten tips for teaching – Mary Jean Gallagher – Transcript​