Giving students time for recovery and learning
We shouldn't rapidly return schools to the old ‘normal’, but provide students with adequate support to enjoy learning say University of Melbourne experts
The difficulty with measuring creativity
An international study including the University of Melbourne aimed to establish a unique new way of measuring problem-solving ability and creative potential.
Promoting health in schools: Old idea, new opportunities
The WHO’s ‘health promoting schools’ is an old idea, but new research including the University of Melbourne is finding new ways to fully realise its potential.
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
What was it like to be a child in the Roman Empire?
In researching a new children’s novel set in Ancient Roman times, a University of Melbourne archaeologist found herself hunting answers to unusual questions
Creativity and Crisis: Teaching Indonesian in Australian schools
Without Indonesian language and cultural capability, Australia's relationship with one of Asia’s key players will struggle says a University of Melbourne expert
Australian literature’s great silence
A new University of Melbourne study says we must question the very white stories told in our classrooms and the lack of Indigenous authors in the curriculum.
Helping to develop empathy in digital classrooms
University of Melbourne research explores how schools can help their students to develop and grow empathy when being face-to-face in COVID-19 isn’t an option.
Being a teacher during COVID-19
A University of Melbourne survey found Australian teachers were working harder and longer during COVID-19 home learning, but identified opportunities for change
Future proofing Australian students with ‘new credentials’
A new University of Melbourne report offers a new generation of school and university credentials aims to redefine success for school leavers and graduates.