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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 29 October 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 30 April 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    How technology is boosting our young people’s wellbeing

    One in five young people experience anxiety and depression linked to their school life; University of Melbourne research is using technology to boost wellbeing.

  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. 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.

  9. 13 December 2018 - Education

    How can we help students connect?

    University of Melbourne research shows it's hard for both local and international students to make friends on campus without intervention from teaching staff.

  10. 21 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Working together to close the gap on oral health

    Bachelor of Oral Health students are completing an immersion program in northeast Arnhem Land, as part of the University of Melbourne's commitment to the region