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  1. 19 December 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Why is school connectedness so important?

    University of Melbourne researchers have outlined the four key steps to school connectedness; an important factor in students' learning and development.

  2. 13 December 2018 - Education

    How can we help students connect?

    University of Melbourne research shows it's hard for both local and international students to make friends on campus without intervention from teaching staff.

  3. 12 December 2018 - Go Figure

    Why are Australians linguistically lost?

    Formal teaching of English grammar was taken off the Australian curriculum in the 60s; but it's back and University of Melbourne experts say it's a great thing.

  4. 7 December 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Focusing on kindness, not consumption, this Christmas

    With a bit of planning, parents can use Christmas to teach kids how to slow down and be kind to other people, says University of Melbourne expert Lea Waters.

  5. 16 November 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    What does a great teacher look like?

    A University of Melbourne study identifies the top ten characteristics great teachers share, with high levels of self-efficacy making the biggest impact.

  6. 11 November 2018 - Humanities

    A year on from ‘YES’: What still needs to change on campus?

    A year on from Australia voting 'yes' for same sex marriage, a University of Melbourne expert says education and health settings still need to be more inclusive

  7. 7 November 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Learning in the Homelands

    In the Indigenous Homelands of East Arnhem Land, University of Melbourne preservice teachers are learning the unique value of place and listening

  8. 4 November 2018 - Design

    The next generation of Australian schools

    Victoria needs as many as 200 new schools in the coming decade; University of Melbourne research is helping inform their design, to meet modern education needs.

  9. 3 October 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Skills education needs action, not more talk

    A flawed vocational training system is letting down Australia at a critical time for skills. Two University of Melbourne experts have a simple plan to fix it.