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  1. 26 June 2017 - Education

    Daring to learn how to learn

    A University of Melbourne analysis of over 100,000 online learners finds that learning online is a skill of itself and one that can be taught and encouraged

  2. Podcast15 June 2017 - The Policy Shop

    What is a fair amount for university students to pay?

    In the latest episode of the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast, a panel of experts consider cuts to higher education in the 2017 Federal Budget.

  3. 23 May 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The trouble with teaching music in our schools

    Music instrument teaching in schools faces cultural and structural challenges, despite its proven benefits, according to University of Melbourne research.

  4. Podcast12 May 2017 - The Policy Shop

    The battle for academic freedom in Europe

    The University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast examines the Central European University's campaign against new Hungarian laws threatening academic freedom.

  5. 26 April 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Minding the gap for boys and girls at school

    Aptitude isn't gendered, so how do we address the school performance gaps between girls and boys? University of Melbourne researchers delve into the causes.

  6. 20 April 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Coding in the classroom

    Australian schools will soon introduce the new Digital Technologies curriculum - part of preparing students for the future, says the University of Melbourne.

  7. 4 April 2017 - Public Affairs

    Are universities part of the populism problem?

    Universities are key drivers of educated debate, so with democracy in crisis amid rising populism and inequality, what have they been doing and where do they ne

  8. 27 March 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Prescription for developing a child’s mind

    How we interact with children during play can boost their cognitive development, but parents and educators need support to help them get it right.

  9. 8 March 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    So, you understand the brain … now what?

    Linking neuroscience and education may seem like a no-brainer, but translating brain insights into practical advice for teachers is harder than it sounds.

  10. 9 March 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Teenage crime and language disorder

    Nathaniel Swain's research discovered many young male offenders have "language disorder" - a previously hidden problem that, when treated, can turn lives around