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.
Playing for participation
eSports is touted as the future of sport post-COVID-19, but University of Melbourne research finds schools can foster learning and collaboration in gaming clubs
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
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.
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
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.
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.