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  1. 3 August 2020 - Learning & Teaching

    How social and emotional learning can help our school kids cope

    Following an emergency, like COVID-19, a University of Melbourne expert says social and emotional learning in schools can play a vital role in student wellbeing

  2. 29 June 2020 - Learning & Teaching

    Future proofing Australian students with ‘new credentials’

    A new University of Melbourne report offers a new generation of school and university credentials aims to redefine success for school leavers and graduates.

  3. 9 June 2020 - Learning & Teaching

    Education in extreme times

    As kids return to school, University of Melbourne researchers says COVID-19 is an opportunity for educators to re-think the relationship between school and life

  4. 24 March 2020 - Learning & Teaching

    Five tips for keeping kids learning at home

    As some Australian states announce COVID-19 school closures, a University of Melbourne expert explains how to help keep your kids learning at home.

  5. 9 December 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    Assessing what we value, not valuing what we assess

    Standardised tests like NAPLAN and PISA are part of an approach to schooling and testing that isn’t fit for purpose now, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  6. 28 November 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    Australia’s lost students

    University of Melbourne research finds that the alarmingly high number of school-aged Australians detached from education has been largely hidden – until now.

  7. 25 August 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    Finding the fundamentals of reading

    An independent evaluation by University of Melbourne and Murdoch Children's Research Institute finds intensive phonics-based reading interventions can deliver

  8. 16 July 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    Taking positive psychology into the classroom

    University of Melbourne experts in positive psychology are exploring how best to apply the science of wellbeing for school students in key learning environments

  9. 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

  10. 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.