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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. 24 January 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    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

  9. 19 December 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  10. 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.