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  1. 6 July 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Universities must stand firm as radically inclusive communities of knowledge

    Universities are engines of prosperity and social mobility, but their role as establishers of truths, or challengers of concepts and beliefs is under threat.

  2. 30 May 2018 - Public Affairs

    Creating ripples of learning in China

    Despite societal challenges, according to a University of Melbourne expert, China's approach to education is changing as it embraces student-driven learning.

  3. 30 May 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    What’s it like to be young and from overseas in Australia?

    The first census of young Australians from migrant and refugee backgrounds, by the University of Melbourne, shows belonging but ongoing discrimination.

  4. 22 May 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    How Australia got so many law schools

    The number of law schools in Australia is a reflection of higher education policy, say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 16 May 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Nice work, if you can get it

    Internships offer a bridge from education to employment, but a University of Melbourne expert looks at how to ensure they’re good internships, not exploitation

  6. 8 May 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Who’s citing whom and who’s citing what

    University of Melbourne research finds that understanding the history of citation, over centuries, can map the influence of an idea - and even where it's going.

  7. 3 May 2018 - Public Affairs

    Don’t attach too many strings to Gonski 2.0’s vision

    Ahead of a special COAG meeting, education experts at the Grattan Institute say it’s important David Gonski’s education vision isn't a tick-the-box exercise.

  8. 25 April 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    The problem with staffing rural schools

    Staffing rural schools in Australia is a pressing issue; University of Melbourne research finds placing pre-service teachers in rural schools isn't helping.

  9. 28 March 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Breaking next-gen scientists out of the lab

    The next generation of scientists needs to collaborate and innovate, so educators will need to adjust says the University of Melbourne's Robin Batterham