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  1. 9 December 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  2. 29 October 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  3. 11 October 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    The unique value of Indigenous knowledge

    A University of Melbourne expert says Australian universities are still missing out on genuine two-way learning with local Indigenous knowledge.

  4. 24 September 2019 - Public Affairs

    Actions speak louder than words

    A University of Melbourne expert says education can help our young people become ‘action competent’ - enabling and encouraging them to push for real change.

  5. 25 August 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    Finding the fundamentals of reading

    An independent evaluation by University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children's Research Institute finds intensive phonics-based reading interventions can deliver

  6. 16 July 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    Taking positive psychology into the classroom

    University of Melbourne experts in positive psychology are exploring how best to apply the science of wellbeing for school students in key learning environments

  7. 6 June 2019 - Inside Business

    Helping ‘impatient’ students stay in school

    University of Melbourne research finds that patience can have a big impact on a child’s educational outcomes, and understanding why can help inform good policy

  8. 21 May 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    A chance to even the odds

    A child’s destiny is influenced by socio-economic status and location, but quality early learning can help even the odds, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  9. 15 May 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    Why early childhood education is everyone’s business

    Policy reform and investment in early childhood education are vital for children's life-long learning, well-being and health says University of Melbourne expert