Is Australia failing to educate?
Dr Michelle Bruniges discusses Australia's declining education performance on the University of Melbourne's Policy Shop podcast.
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.
Making learning meaningful
Organising formal education around student interests, rather than subjects, would improve student engagement, a University of Melbourne expert argues.
Designing Australia’s largest school
Footscray Learning Precinct will bring together all levels of education to benefit students and the community, say University of Melbourne experts.
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.
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.
Bullied school kids left behind in learning
Researchers at Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and University of Melbourne establish link between being bullied at school and poorer learning outcomes
Australia’s ‘spectacular’ failure in languages
A University of Melbourne expert says more students need to learn a second language to keep up in a rapidly globalising world.
Minding the gap for boys and girls at school
Aptitude isn't gendered, so how do we address the school performance gaps between girls and boys? University of Melbourne researchers delve into the causes.
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.