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.
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
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
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.
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.
It’s complicated: Academic freedom and freedom of speech
Academic freedom and freedom of speech are sacred for universities; but this responsibility is often complex according to a University of Melbourne expert.