2019 Budget: The Verdict Part 2
University of Melbourne experts dissect the 2019 Federal Budget, looking at welfare, climate change, refugees, Indigenous Australia, education and research.
Is your child lonely at school?
Loneliness can cause serious problems for primary and secondary school kids; some key steps can help your child connect, say University of Melbourne experts.
Education for humans in an AI world
As technology increasingly shapes our world, human interactions and intercultural understanding will equip us to thrive says a University of Melbourne expert.
Moving between different cultural worlds
University of Melbourne research finds young multicultural Australians are close to their families, but they have to balance different cultural expectations.
Adapting yourself to take action on the environment
Wanting to take action on climate change and the environment is the easy bit, doing it is harder. Here a University of Melbourne expert outlines an action model
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.