Game on for collaborative learning
Video games, collaboration and explicit instruction are helping neurodiverse children learn crucial social skills, University of Melbourne research shows
Nurturing nature in schools for enhanced learning
Engagement with nature can help enhance attention and memory in school children, processes critical for learning finds new University of Melbourne research.
The language of learning
University of Melbourne graduate, Stanley Wang, is one of this year’s 40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian-Australians for his work on bilingualism in school.
Understanding China through education
Australia’s changing and challenging relationship with China needs far more – not less – China literacy in our schools, says University of Melbourne expert
Building stronger connections between schools and communities
Some schools are developing partnerships and sharing spaces to become local hubs and building school-community connections, say University of Melbourne experts.
Mexico’s cost of keeping kids out of school
With almost all schools still closed, a University of Melbourne expert says Mexico’s government must take swift action to prevent irreparable long-term damage.
Promoting health in schools: Old idea, new opportunities
The WHO’s ‘health promoting schools’ is an old idea, but new research including the University of Melbourne is finding new ways to fully realise its potential.
Creativity and Crisis: Teaching Indonesian in Australian schools
Without Indonesian language and cultural capability, Australia's relationship with one of Asia’s key players will struggle says a University of Melbourne expert
Getting racism out of the classroom
Schools are part of a system of colonial rule not easily overwritten; University of Melbourne experts say teachers must work to challenge structural racism
Should schools close during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Research including the University of Melbourne finds schools are unlikely to play a role in COVID-19 community transmission, provided key measures are in place.