Helping to develop empathy in digital classrooms
University of Melbourne research explores how schools can help their students to develop and grow empathy when being face-to-face in COVID-19 isn’t an option.
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
Being a teacher during COVID-19
A University of Melbourne survey found Australian teachers were working harder and longer during COVID-19 home learning, but identified opportunities for change
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.
Being a student during COVID-19
A new online exhibition of photos from students at the University of Melbourne documents the experience of life and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
An alternative to ATAR
The Learning Profile is an alternative to the ATAR that may better recognise student achievement and inspire good learning says University of Melbourne expert.
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
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