Actions speak louder than words
A University of Melbourne expert says education can help our young people become ‘action competent’ - enabling and encouraging them to push for real change.
Helping ‘impatient’ students stay in school
University of Melbourne research finds that patience can have a big impact on a child’s educational outcomes, and understanding why can help inform good policy
A chance to even the odds
A child’s destiny is influenced by socio-economic status and location, but quality early learning can help even the odds, says a University of Melbourne expert.
Why early childhood education is everyone’s business
Policy reform and investment in early childhood education are vital for children's life-long learning, well-being and health says University of Melbourne expert
How technology is boosting our young people’s wellbeing
One in five young people experience anxiety and depression linked to their school life; University of Melbourne research is using technology to boost wellbeing.
Is your child lonely at school?
Loneliness can cause serious problems for primary and secondary school kids; some key steps can help your child connect, say University of Melbourne experts.
Bushfire trauma puts schooling at risk
University of Melbourne study of nearly 25,000 kids finds those especially exposed to the Black Saturday bushfires are more likely to be behind at school
Why is school connectedness so important?
University of Melbourne researchers have outlined the four key steps to school connectedness; an important factor in students' learning and development.
Why are Australians linguistically lost?
Formal teaching of English grammar was taken off the Australian curriculum in the 60s; but it's back and University of Melbourne experts say it's a great thing.
What does a great teacher look like?
A University of Melbourne study identifies the top ten characteristics great teachers share, with high levels of self-efficacy making the biggest impact.