1. Home
  2. Learning & Teaching

Learning & Teaching

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

  1. 12 December 2023 – Education, Film and Television , Schools, Teacher Retention, Teachers

    Do on-screen teachers help or hinder real-life recruitment?

    The ‘Be That Teacher’ campaign aims to help Australia’s teacher shortages, but could film and TV stereotypes help, asks a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. 12 October 2015 – Capitalism, Democracy, Melbourne, Politics, Prime Minister

    Turnbull's chance to break the cycle

    Malcolm Turnbull has an opportunity to renew enthusiasm in democracy. And he's got his work cut out for him.

  3. 1 December 2023 – Australian Politics, COP28, Climate Change, Higher Education, Sustainability

    The Australian Universities Accord cannot ignore climate change

    COP28 is a reminder that higher education needs a mandate to combat the climate crisis and support the planet, say University of Melbourne experts

  4. 23 November 2023 – Activism, COP28, Climate Change, Data, Education

    Communication and education to mobilise global climate action

    Evidence-informed strategies for promoting global climate literacy and action are essential to address the climate crisis says University of Melbourne expert

  5. 9 October 2023 – Disability, Diversity, Education, Indigenous, Teaching

    Helping more students ‘see themselves’ in the classroom

    Increasing the diversity of Australia’s teaching workforce hasn’t been a policy priority. University of Melbourne experts say it’s time for a rethink

  6. 1 September 2023 – Curriculum, Education, Schools, Students, Teaching and Learning

    Learning by knowing, by doing, by being

    A University of Melbourne expert says education cannot only focus on knowing and doing – it must explicitly embrace being to teach the 'whole child'.

  7. 21 August 2023 – Education, Education Policy, Mental Health, School Refusal, Senate

    School refusal needs a national response

    The recent Senate Inquiry rightly recommends a coordinated national approach to this growing national problem, say University of Melbourne experts

  8. 8 August 2023 – Indigenous Politics, Indigenous Voice to Parliament, Law, Parliament, Young People

    Talking to young people about the Voice

    Explaining the Voice referendum to young people is made easier by their good knowledge of the world around them, says a University of Melbourne expert

  9. 19 July 2023 – Children, Education, Sports, Women, World Cup

    The World Cup is a once-in-a-generation chance to inspire Australia’s kids

    The Matildas playing in the Women’s World Cup is a unique opportunity to get children – particularly girls ­– into sport, says a University of Melbourne expert.