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  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 23 May 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The trouble with teaching music in our schools

    Music instrument teaching in schools faces cultural and structural challenges, despite its proven benefits, according to University of Melbourne research.