Understanding China through education
Australia’s changing and challenging relationship with China needs far more – not less – China literacy in our schools, says University of Melbourne expert
Building stronger connections between schools and communities
Some schools are developing partnerships and sharing spaces to become local hubs and building school-community connections, say University of Melbourne experts.
Mexico’s cost of keeping kids out of school
With almost all schools still closed, a University of Melbourne expert says Mexico’s government must take swift action to prevent irreparable long-term damage.
India’s COVID-19 divide in digital learning
India's COVID-19 pandemic highlights the inequalities faced by students, teachers and families trying to learn online, say University of Melbourne researchers.
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