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  1. 26 April 2023 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  2. 30 July 2020 - Learning & Teaching

    The challenge to retain second-career teachers

    The COVID-19 economic downturn means more career-changers may enter teaching, but we need to do more to ensure they stay, say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 6 July 2020 - Learning & Teaching

    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

  4. 16 November 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    What does a great teacher look like?

    A University of Melbourne study identifies the top ten characteristics great teachers share, with high levels of self-efficacy making the biggest impact.

  5. 10 September 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Finding what really works in education

    Assessing what works in the classroom using reason, not intuition, would help educators invest more wisely, argues John Hattie from the University of Melbourne.

  6. 25 April 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    The problem with staffing rural schools

    Staffing rural schools in Australia is a pressing issue; University of Melbourne research finds placing pre-service teachers in rural schools isn't helping.

  7. 23 November 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Making learning meaningful

    Organising formal education around student interests, rather than subjects, would improve student engagement, a University of Melbourne expert argues.

  8. 23 January 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  9. 13 October 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    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

  10. 1 June 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    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.