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  1. 27 November 2020 – Diplomacy, International Relations, Research, Teaching and Learning, Universities

    Australia’s universities need to be free to engage globally

    An Australian government veto power on overseas university agreements puts at risk the benefits of international engagement warn University of Melbourne experts

  2. 11 October 2020 – Adaptive Change, COVID-19, Educational Psychology, Habits, Resilience

    Emerging from COVID-19 and taking the chance to change

    As COVID-19 restrictions loosen across Australia, it's a good time to take stock of how COVID-19 has changed our lives, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 6 October 2020 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, Exams, High Schools, Year 12

    5 tips for Year 12 students preparing for exams

    As Year 12 students prepare for their final exams in COVID-19, a University of Melbourne expert has tips to help students get over this final high school hurdle

  4. 5 October 2020 – Children, Education, Indigenous, Literature, Teaching and Learning

    Australian literature’s great silence

    A new University of Melbourne study says we must question the very white stories told in our classrooms and the lack of Indigenous authors in the curriculum.

  5. 26 August 2020 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, Education, Empathy, Students

    Helping to develop empathy in digital classrooms

    University of Melbourne research explores how schools can help their students to develop and grow empathy when being face-to-face in COVID-19 isn’t an option.

  6. 3 August 2020 – COVID-19, Child Wellbeing, Coronavirus, Schools, Students

    How social and emotional learning can help our school kids cope

    Following an emergency, like COVID-19, a University of Melbourne expert says social and emotional learning in schools can play a vital role in student wellbeing

  7. 30 July 2020 – COVID-19, Disadvantaged Schools, Teacher Retention, Teacher Training, Teachers

    The challenge to retain second-career teachers

    The COVID-19 economic downturn means more career-changers may enter teaching, but we need to do more to ensure they stay, say University of Melbourne experts

  8. 20 July 2020 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, Educational Psychology, Identity, Mental Health

    Our changing identities under COVID-19

    The fallout from COVID-19 is a challenge to many people’s identity, but some of us have few resources to cope and need help warns University of Melbourne expert

  9. 6 July 2020 – COVID-19, Coronavirus, Education, Students, Teachers

    Being a teacher during COVID-19

    A University of Melbourne survey found Australian teachers were working harder and longer during COVID-19 home learning, but identified opportunities for change