Three things schoolkids need to succeed
School children should be equipped with the tools they need to succeed, and early intervention can make all the difference, say University of Melbourne experts
Changing the cost of some uni degrees didn’t change students’ minds
New University of Melbourne research finds that hikes in the cost of some university degrees had limited impact on students’ choices in higher education.
Do on-screen teachers help or hinder real-life recruitment?
The ‘Be That Teacher’ campaign aims to help Australia’s teacher shortages, but could film and TV stereotypes help, asks a University of Melbourne expert.
The Australian Universities Accord cannot ignore climate change
COP28 is a reminder that higher education needs a mandate to combat the climate crisis and support the planet, say University of Melbourne experts
Communication and education to mobilise global climate action
Evidence-informed strategies for promoting global climate literacy and action are essential to address the climate crisis says University of Melbourne expert
Helping more students ‘see themselves’ in the classroom
Increasing the diversity of Australia’s teaching workforce hasn’t been a policy priority. University of Melbourne experts say it’s time for a rethink
Universities can’t forget about lower socio-economic students
To increase higher education participation, the Government first needs to tackle the barriers for disadvantaged students, says a University of Melbourne expert
Lost in space: Open-plan classrooms can leave children adrift
University of Melbourne research finds middle years primary-school students are at risk of academic delay when learning in noisy open-plan classrooms.
Learning by knowing, by doing, by being
A University of Melbourne expert says education cannot only focus on knowing and doing – it must explicitly embrace being to teach the 'whole child'.