When UTS opened its doors in 1910, our now iconic street number – 371 – sat proudly over the main entrance, the gateway to our school, and it is still there today. Hence @371: a gateway to school news, views, and insights.
UTS science teacher Anand Mahadevan was recognized today for his outstanding commitment to his students with the 2015 Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence.
The Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence goes to outstanding elementary and secondary school teachers in all... READ MORE
On a lovely weekend in June, four UTS students were invited to the German Consulate in Toronto to be recognized by Consul General Walter Stechel for their superb accomplishments in German this year. Kieran Kreidié-Akazaki, Stephen Chankov, and Jonathan Bernick were honoured for their performance in... READ MORE
In 2007, mathematics educator Prof. Lynn Arthur Steen said of math teaching in US schools: “High-stakes testing has forced schools to push aside subjects like history, science, music, and art in a scramble to avoid the embarrassing consequences of not making “adequate yearly progress” in... READ MORE
A recent edition of the The Economist features an article on education that is worth considering.
People often ask if we can train teachers and improve teachers’ effectiveness. Are the dollars spent on professional development worth it? Some wonder “Are teachers born or... READ MORE