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  1. 16 May 2023 – Discrimination, IDAHOBIT, LGBTIQA+, Media, Transgender

    The importance of allies on IDAHOBIT Day

    While increased visibility of the LGBTQIA+ SB community aims to promote acceptance, it can inadvertently increase stigma, says University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 26 April 2023 – Education, Schools, Teacher Retention, Teachers, Teaching and Learning

    Patching the right holes to retain Australian teachers

    By looking at who stays and who leaves, we can help armour our education system to manage Australia’s teacher shortage says University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 3 February 2023 – Artificial Intelligence, Culture, Languages, Schools, Teaching and Learning

    AI means a rethink of teaching foreign languages

    Machines are now better than most human foreign language students, so teaching languages should focus on global competence says University of Melbourne expert.

  4. 19 October 2022 – Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, Australian Indigenous History, Colonial, Education, Racism

    Flying the flag for change?

    Australian symbols have meaning for us – highlighting past and present colonialism, racism and a different future, say University of Melbourne experts.

  5. 12 October 2022 – Agriculture, Food, Globalisation, Students, Teaching and Learning

    Food for thought

    Food connects all of us – so using it as a tool to teach students global competency and citizenship makes sense, says University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 15 June 2022 – Autism, Neurodiverse, Schools, Teaching and Learning, Video Games

    Game on for collaborative learning

    Video games, collaboration and explicit instruction are helping neurodiverse children learn crucial social skills, University of Melbourne research shows

  7. 2 May 2022 – Classrooms, Education, Green Spaces, Nature, Schools

    Nurturing nature in schools for enhanced learning

    Engagement with nature can help enhance attention and memory in school children, processes critical for learning finds new University of Melbourne research.

  8. 13 April 2022 – COVID-19, Families, Lockdown, Relationships, Social Research

    How COVID lockdowns affected our relationships

    COVID-19 lockdowns brought some people and families closer together, but for others, it was lonely and overwhelming, say University of Melbourne experts

  9. 7 April 2022 – Asialink, Education, Globalisation, Students, Teaching and Learning

    Is EQ more important than ever?

    As we ask students to become more globally competent, a University of Melbourne expert says the need to teach emotional intelligence is even more important.