Lost in space: Open-plan classrooms can leave children adrift
University of Melbourne research finds middle years primary-school students are at risk of academic delay when learning in noisy open-plan classrooms.
Nurturing nature in schools for enhanced learning
Engagement with nature can help enhance attention and memory in school children, processes critical for learning finds new University of Melbourne research.
How can we help students connect?
University of Melbourne research shows it's hard for both local and international students to make friends on campus without intervention from teaching staff.
The next generation of Australian schools
Victoria needs as many as 200 new schools in the coming decade; University of Melbourne research is helping inform their design, to meet modern education needs.
Don’t attach too many strings to Gonski 2.0’s vision
Ahead of a special COAG meeting, education experts at the Grattan Institute say it’s important David Gonski’s education vision isn't a tick-the-box exercise.
Rearranging the way we learn
Researchers are assessing the value of innovative classrooms and how teachers can use these spaces to help 21st century schoolkids realise their potential.
Changing the shape of teaching
Researchers are assessing the value of modern, innovative classrooms, and how teachers can use these spaces to help schoolkids realise their full potential.