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Learning & Teaching

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

  1. 24 August 2017 – Education, Gender, STEM, Sciences, Women In Science

    Getting more women into technology careers. Now.

    University of Melbourne experts say there needs to be a big shift in educational focus and workplace culture to get more women into careers in technology.

  2. 15 August 2017 – Education, Mathematics, STEM, Sciences, Teaching

    Realising the promise of STEM education

    Australia is behind in students learning STEM subjects; the University of Melbourne looks at how other countries are inspiring kids to take maths and sciences.

  3. 12 July 2017 – Autism, Behaviour, Education, Schools, Teaching

    Struggling in school: Helping every student learn

    Dr Shiralee Poed from the University of Melbourne has spent her career in special education. She now focuses on supporting students with behavioural issues.

  4. 6 July 2017 – Asia, Asialink, Languages, Schools, Teaching

    Australia’s ‘spectacular’ failure in languages

    A University of Melbourne expert says more students need to learn a second language to keep up in a rapidly globalising world.

  5. 26 June 2017 – Learning Analytics, Massive Open Online Course, online learning

    Daring to learn how to learn

    A University of Melbourne analysis of over 100,000 online learners finds that learning online is a skill of itself and one that can be taught and encouraged

  6. 29 May 2017 – Children, Parenting, Parents, Positive Psychology, Psychology

    Parents: 24/7 CEOs of our kids’ lives

    In The Strength Switch, Lea Waters from the University of Melbourne explains how strength-based parenting can help children become more optimistic and resilient

  7. 26 April 2017 – Gender, Mathematics, Reading, Schools, Teaching

    Minding the gap for boys and girls at school

    Aptitude isn't gendered, so how do we address the school performance gaps between girls and boys? University of Melbourne researchers delve into the causes.

  8. 20 April 2017 – Curriculum, Digital, Education, Schools, Teaching

    Coding in the classroom

    Australian schools will soon introduce the new Digital Technologies curriculum - part of preparing students for the future, says the University of Melbourne.

  9. 27 March 2017 – Children, Early Childhood, Early Learning, Parenting, Teaching

    Prescription for developing a child’s mind

    How we interact with children during play can boost their cognitive development, but parents and educators need support to help them get it right.

  10. 27 March 2017 – Children, Early Childhood, Early Learning, Parenting, Teaching

    Instructional teaching explained

    Instructional teaching, or intentional teaching, can boost future learning and development. This is how it works.