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  1. 16 February 2020 - Education

    The enduring ‘cultural cringe’ about teaching Australian literature

    Australian literature has often been ignored in the classroom, but a new University of Melbourne project helps teachers share these diverse books with students.

  2. 29 October 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    An alternative to ATAR

    The Learning Profile is an alternative to the ATAR that may better recognise student achievement and inspire good learning says University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 6 June 2019 - Inside Business

    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

  4. 9 April 2019 - Education

    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.

  5. 16 November 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  6. 15 July 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Why don’t Australian school kids feel a sense of belonging?

    University of Melbourne research finds helping more Australian school students feel a greater connection to their school leads to far-reaching positive effects.

  7. 12 December 2017 - Inside Business

    Should school rankings matter?

    The VCE40+ score, commonly used to rank schools, is misleading and there are better ways to assess school quality, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  8. 5 December 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Helping early school leavers

    New University of Melbourne research identifies how to better support early school leavers through the VET system.

  9. 23 November 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Making learning meaningful

    Organising formal education around student interests, rather than subjects, would improve student engagement, a University of Melbourne expert argues.

  10. 17 October 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Tips and tricks to boost your Year 12 scores

    Educational neuroscientist Dr Jared Horvath from the University of Melbourne shares his Year 12 study tips for students and parents.