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  1. Podcast31 August 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Discrimination in the classroom

    Dr Shiralee Poed discusses improving teaching for children with disabilities, the My School website and why all students deserve to go to their local school.

  2. 24 August 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Getting more women into technology careers. Now.

    University of Melbourne experts say there needs to be a big shift in educational focus and workplace culture to get more women into careers in technology.

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. Podcast15 June 2017 - The Policy Shop

    What is a fair amount for university students to pay?

    In the latest episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, a panel of experts consider cuts to higher education in the 2017 Federal Budget.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.