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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. 2 March 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    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.

  9. Podcast2 March 2016 - The Policy Shop

    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.

  10. 10 February 2016 - Under the Microscope

    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.