Australian universities must prioritise Indigenous engineers
Indigenous ingenuity has the skills modern engineers strive for. Universities must shift their higher education paradigm says University of Melbourne expert.
Blind faith in Australia’s education ‘system’ is failing our kids
To improve Australia’s education system, we need to move away from the idea that the basic features of education are fixed, says University of Melbourne expert.
Do on-screen teachers help or hinder real-life recruitment?
The ‘Be That Teacher’ campaign aims to help Australia’s teacher shortages, but could film and TV stereotypes help, asks a University of Melbourne expert.
Communication and education to mobilise global climate action
Evidence-informed strategies for promoting global climate literacy and action are essential to address the climate crisis says University of Melbourne expert
Australia needs to value Indigenous knowledge in medical education
University of Melbourne PhD candidate Paul Saunders is bringing Indigenous and inter-cultural capabilities into medical practice to inspire generational change.
Helping more students ‘see themselves’ in the classroom
Increasing the diversity of Australia’s teaching workforce hasn’t been a policy priority. University of Melbourne experts say it’s time for a rethink
Learning by knowing, by doing, by being
A University of Melbourne expert says education cannot only focus on knowing and doing – it must explicitly embrace being to teach the 'whole child'.
School refusal needs a national response
The recent Senate Inquiry rightly recommends a coordinated national approach to this growing national problem, say University of Melbourne experts
The World Cup is a once-in-a-generation chance to inspire Australia’s kids
The Matildas playing in the Women’s World Cup is a unique opportunity to get children – particularly girls – into sport, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Education is a torch – let teachers light the way
To fix our education system, we need to harness teacher’s knowledge and stop undermining their love for the profession, says University of Melbourne expert