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Learning & Teaching

Discover education research and innovation from birth, through the early years, school, university and beyond.

  1. 25 August 2019 – Phonics, Reading, Schools, Teaching and Learning

    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

  2. 16 July 2019 – Child Wellbeing, Schools, Students, Teaching and Learning, Wellbeing

    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

  3. 21 May 2019 – Disadvantage, Early Learning, Education, Parenting, 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.

  4. 15 May 2019 – 2019 Australian Federal Election, Children, Early Childhood, Early Learning, Education

    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

  5. 30 April 2019 – Education, Mindfulness, Stress, Students, Wellbeing

    How technology is boosting our young people’s wellbeing

    One in five young people experience anxiety and depression linked to their school life; University of Melbourne research is using technology to boost wellbeing.

  6. 9 April 2019 – Child Wellbeing, Education, High Schools, Schools, Students

    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.

  7. 7 March 2019 – Artificial Intelligence, Human-Computer Interaction, International Women's Day, Robotics

    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.

  8. 30 January 2019 – Australia, Immigration, Multiculturalism, Refugees, Youth

    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.

  9. 19 December 2018 – Child Wellbeing, Education, Schools, Students, 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.