Making learning meaningful
Organising formal education around student interests, rather than subjects, would improve student engagement, a University of Melbourne expert argues.
Keeping new teachers in the classroom
As new teachers leave the profession in droves, more must be done to give them the job security and resilience they - and their students - need.
Rearranging the way we learn
Researchers are assessing the value of innovative classrooms and how teachers can use these spaces to help 21st century schoolkids realise their potential.
Specialised skills key to helping deaf students thrive
The rise of inclusive education shows the need for qualified Teachers of the Deaf to support hearing-impaired students, their teachers and the school community
Changing the shape of teaching
Researchers are assessing the value of modern, innovative classrooms, and how teachers can use these spaces to help schoolkids realise their full potential.
Making a case for teacher aides
New research shows teacher aides can actually hinder a student's progress, but the blame may not lay with them but with the education system.
Finding a way through the policy maze
Australia’s teacher training is in the spotlight amid worries that market driven policy settings aren’t delivering uniform high quality.
Teaching the teachers
How can Australia's teaching profession be best developed is the central question of this podcast, hosted by the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Melbourne.
From policeman to child wellbeing advocate
How a career as an Australian detective working with abused children led Gregory Donoghue to become a researcher in the science of learning.
Boosting science and maths study starts in primary school
Stephen Dinham argues specialist primary science and maths teachers will help encourage more students to study science and maths to higher levels.