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

  1. 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

  2. 8 August 2023 – Indigenous Politics, Indigenous Voice to Parliament, Laws, 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

  3. 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.

  4. 17 July 2023 – Design, Higher Education, International Students, Universities, Wellbeing

    Boosting student wellbeing through their environment

    New University of Melbourne research calls for co-creating the built and natural environments of universities to support university student wellbeing.

  5. 11 July 2023 – Education, Students, Teacher Retention, Teacher Training, Teaching

    Education is a torch – let teachers light the way

    To fix our education system, we need to harness teacher’s knowledge and stop undermining their love for the profession, says University of Melbourne expert

  6. 3 July 2023 – Constitution, Indigenous, Indigenous Voice to Parliament, NAIDOC Week, Referendum

    Educating Australia on Indigenous Voice

    Australia's failure to readily accept the need for an Indigenous Voice highlights our lack of an inclusive curriculum, says University of Melbourne expert.

  7. 22 June 2023 – Artificial Intelligence, Digital Ethics, Higher Education, Students, Teaching and Learning

    University students are using AI, but not how you think

    Higher education students are cautious about using generative AI and academics lack guidance, finds new report by University of Melbourne experts.

  8. 2 June 2023 – Children, Early Learning, Nature, Schools, Urbanisation

    Bush kinder turns nature novices into eco-experts

    Immersing young children in nature gives them awareness of their world and skills they will carry through life, says a University of Melbourne expert

  9. 22 May 2023 – Children, Climate Change, High Schools, Mental Health, Politics

    Are the kids OK?

    A new survey by University of Melbourne researchers has found that more and more young people are reporting poor mental health and uncertainty about the future