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  1. 15 August 2017 - Learning & 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.

  2. 12 July 2017 - Under the Microscope

    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.

  3. 14 May 2017 - Legal Affairs

    Digital disruption and the Law

    The legal profession is experiencing digital disruption. Dean of the University of Melbourne Law School, Carolyn Evans, argues legal education must adapt too.

  4. 20 April 2017 - Learning & 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.

  5. 8 March 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    So, you understand the brain … now what?

    Linking neuroscience and education may seem like a no-brainer, but translating brain insights into practical advice for teachers is harder than it sounds.

  6. Podcast10 February 2017 - Up Close

    Taking positive psychology to a group level

    Research psychologist Lindsay Oades explains how positive psychology is moving to a systems level to promote more skillful interaction within organisations.

  7. 12 January 2017 - Under the Microscope

    Using education to create cohesion from conflict

    Professor Joseph Lo Bianco learned at a young age how language could divide communities. He now uses it to help opposing sides in conflicts find common ground.

  8. 29 October 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  9. 20 October 2016 - Inside Business

    Academic underachievers make good after school

    Teenagers who do poorly at school suffer no disadvantage when it comes to getting a job later on in life, the latest research shows.

  10. 8 August 2016 - Inside Business

    Why innovation requires a mix of skillsets

    It’s not a shortage of STEM skills, but the lack of the right mix of talent across a business that is holding up the innovation train, a research group finds.