Three things schoolkids need to succeed
School children should be equipped with the tools they need to succeed, and early intervention can make all the difference, say University of Melbourne experts
Blind faith in Australia’s education ‘system’ is failing our kids
To improve Australia’s education system, we need to move away from the idea that the basic features of education are fixed, says University of Melbourne expert.
Do on-screen teachers help or hinder real-life recruitment?
The ‘Be That Teacher’ campaign aims to help Australia’s teacher shortages, but could film and TV stereotypes help, asks a University of Melbourne expert.
Learning by knowing, by doing, by being
A University of Melbourne expert says education cannot only focus on knowing and doing – it must explicitly embrace being to teach the 'whole child'.
Lost in space: Open-plan classrooms can leave children adrift
University of Melbourne research finds middle years primary-school students are at risk of academic delay when learning in noisy open-plan classrooms.
Bush kinder turns nature novices into eco-experts
Immersing young children in nature gives them awareness of their world and skills they will carry through life, says a University of Melbourne expert
Patching the right holes to retain Australian teachers
By looking at who stays and who leaves, we can help armour our education system to manage Australia’s teacher shortage says University of Melbourne expert.
AI means a rethink of teaching foreign languages
Machines are now better than most human foreign language students, so teaching languages should focus on global competence says University of Melbourne expert.
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.