How to keep your head during COVID-19
In a crisis the first impulse can be fear or panic, but COVID-19 demands clear thought. A University of Melbourne expert explains how to adapt your own thinking
The soft power of education
Australia has been consistent about the way education can build our nation’s soft power, but University of Melbourne experts say this approach needs updating.
Tech-bots, virtual worlds and personalised everything
Technology is changing our world and education must equip today’s children for the future, says a University of Melbourne expert on International Women's Day.
Our business leaders must think critically
Critical thinking has become highly valued in business, but University of Melbourne research finds that these skills aren’t taught to business students.
The enduring ‘cultural cringe’ about teaching Australian literature
Australian literature has often been ignored in the classroom, but a new University of Melbourne project helps teachers share these diverse books with students.
The young and curious: How Science Gallery can break down silos
An innovative University of Melbourne study will explore and challenge what young people really want from their cultural institutions.
Assessing what we value, not valuing what we assess
Standardised tests like NAPLAN and PISA are part of an approach to schooling and testing that isn’t fit for purpose now, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Australia’s lost students
University of Melbourne research finds that the alarmingly high number of school-aged Australians detached from education has been largely hidden – until now.
An alternative to ATAR
The Learning Profile is an alternative to the ATAR that may better recognise student achievement and inspire good learning says University of Melbourne expert.