Learning & Teaching
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Rebuilding trust in a less trusting environment
COVID-19 and lockdowns challenged our trust in institutions and in each other, but simple actions can help us to rebuild, says University of Melbourne expert
Submarines and vaccines: France’s 2022 presidential elections
Why do French elections matter to Australia? Due to France’s commitment in the fraught geo-politics of the Indo-Pacific says a University of Melbourne expert.
Australia’s Gen Y democracy gap
New University of Melbourne research finds there’s a democracy gap for young Australian adults, with a distrust of traditional politics but a focus on community
International students enhance Australia’s universities
Highlighting the strengths of international students will emphasise how much they enrich Australia’s education sector, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Children are more than just a return on investment
Education systems need to see children as capable citizens, not simply a cost where the investment will only pay off later, say University of Melbourne experts
Parenting during lockdown
COVID-19 restrictions made 2020 a challenging year for many parents; University of Melbourne research asks how it all affected their levels of life satisfaction
Getting racism out of the classroom
Schools are part of a system of colonial rule not easily overwritten; University of Melbourne experts say teachers must work to challenge structural racism
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
Playing for participation
eSports is touted as the future of sport post-COVID-19, but University of Melbourne research finds schools can foster learning and collaboration in gaming clubs