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

  1. 10 September 2018 – Education, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Schools, Teachers, Teaching

    Finding what really works in education

    Assessing what works in the classroom using reason, not intuition, would help educators invest more wisely, argues John Hattie from the University of Melbourne.

  2. 7 September 2018 – Children, Education, Parenting, Parents, Schools

    What school is best for your child?

    Choosing the right school for your child can be daunting, but a University of Melbourne expert has practical hints and tips for what to look for and ask about.

  3. 13 August 2018 – Debt, Student Loans, Students, Universities, University Fees

    Financial anxiety widespread among university students

    Many students are struggling financially, according to a new Universities Australia survey conducted by University of Melbourne researchers.

  4. 3 August 2018 – Parenting, Psychology, Relationships, Resilience, Stress

    Teaching your child to cope

    Parents and teachers can help young people learn coping skills to better deal with the stresses of everyday life, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  5. 2 August 2018 – Education, Gonski Report, Public Policy, School Funding, Teaching

    Whatever happened to Gonski 2.0?

    University of Melbourne Dean of Education, Jim Watterston, and NSW Education Secretary, Mark Scott, debate Gonski 2.0 in the latest Talking Teaching podcast.

  6. 19 July 2018 – Bullying, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Education, Kids, Resilience

    Beating the bullies by thinking differently

    University of Melbourne research finds that helping kids to develop a resilient mindset makes a big difference to how much damage bullying does.

  7. 15 July 2018 – Children, Education, High Schools, Performance, Schools

    Why don’t Australian school kids feel a sense of belonging?

    University of Melbourne research finds helping more Australian school students feel a greater connection to their school leads to far-reaching positive effects.

  8. 6 July 2018 – Education Policy, Higher Education, Tertiary Education, Universities, University of Melbourne

    Universities must stand firm as radically inclusive communities of knowledge

    Universities are engines of prosperity and social mobility, but their role as establishers of truths, or challengers of concepts and beliefs is under threat.

  9. 21 June 2018 – Leadership, Management, Work, Workplace, Workplace Culture

    Want to lead self-motivated employees?

    University of Melbourne research has shown how leaders can support employees to work more autonomously, creating a happier and more productive workplace.

  10. 31 May 2018 – Gen X, Gen Y, Housing, Lifestyle, Youth Research Centre

    Millennials want the same as the rest of us, but can’t afford it

    The latest Life Patterns report from the University of Melbourne shows Gen Y want to live where they grew up, but housing affordability means many can't.