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A powerful influence on learning: Teacher/ student relationships

Dr Greg Donohue speaks about the importance of the student / teacher relationship for learning

Dr Greg Donohue discussed the importance of the relationships between students and teachers for best student learning.  Importantly, students need to feel 'safe' and unconditionally regarded.     

ALSO: The substantial role of the student/ teacher relationships are highlighted by Andrew Martin from the University of New South Wales in this article published in The Conversation:What makes a good teacher? He identifies key facets in student/teacher connections for optimal engagement - the WHO ( the teacher is as a person) , the WHAT (they are saying) and the HOW (they communicate).