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  1. 12 July 2017 - Under the Microscope

    Struggling in school: Helping every student learn

    Dr Shiralee Poed from the University of Melbourne has spent her career in special education. She now focuses on supporting students with behavioural issues.

  2. 7 July 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Bullied school kids left behind in learning

    Researchers at Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and University of Melbourne establish link between being bullied at school and poorer learning outcomes

  3. 6 July 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Australia’s ‘spectacular’ failure in languages

    A University of Melbourne expert says more students need to learn a second language to keep up in a rapidly globalising world.

  4. 26 June 2017 - Education

    Daring to learn how to learn

    A University of Melbourne analysis of over 100,000 online learners finds that learning online is a skill of itself and one that can be taught and encouraged

  5. 23 May 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The trouble with teaching music in our schools

    Music instrument teaching in schools faces cultural and structural challenges, despite its proven benefits, according to University of Melbourne research.

  6. Podcast12 May 2017 - The Policy Shop

    The battle for academic freedom in Europe

    The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast examines the Central European University's campaign against new Hungarian laws threatening academic freedom.

  7. 26 April 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Minding the gap for boys and girls at school

    Aptitude isn't gendered, so how do we address the school performance gaps between girls and boys? University of Melbourne researchers delve into the causes.

  8. 20 April 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Coding in the classroom

    Australian schools will soon introduce the new Digital Technologies curriculum - part of preparing students for the future, says the University of Melbourne.

  9. 4 April 2017 - Public Affairs

    Are universities part of the populism problem?

    Universities are key drivers of educated debate, so with democracy in crisis amid rising populism and inequality, what have they been doing and where do they ne