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  1. 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.

  2. 30 October 2017 - Design

    Designing Australia’s largest school

    Footscray Learning Precinct will bring together all levels of education to benefit students and the community, say University of Melbourne experts.

  3. Podcast31 August 2017 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Discrimination in the classroom

    Dr Shiralee Poed discusses improving teaching for children with disabilities, the My School website and why all students deserve to go to their local school.

  4. 15 August 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Realising the promise of STEM education

    Australia is behind in students learning STEM subjects; the University of Melbourne looks at how other countries are inspiring kids to take maths and sciences.

  5. 12 July 2017 - Under the Microscope

    Struggling in school: Helping every student learn

    Dr Shiralee Poed from the University of Melbourne has spent her career in special education. She now focuses on supporting students with behavioural issues.

  6. 6 July 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Australia’s ‘spectacular’ failure in languages

    A University of Melbourne expert says more students need to learn a second language to keep up in a rapidly globalising world.

  7. 2 June 2017 - Under the Microscope

    Laura Woodward: The power of public art

    Dr Laura Woodward, an award-winning kinetic sculptor and artist at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, explains becoming an artist.

  8. 23 May 2017 - Music, Arts & Screen

    The trouble with teaching music in our schools

    Music instrument teaching in schools faces cultural and structural challenges, despite its proven benefits, according to University of Melbourne research.

  9. 26 April 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Minding the gap for boys and girls at school

    Aptitude isn't gendered, so how do we address the school performance gaps between girls and boys? University of Melbourne researchers delve into the causes.

  10. 20 April 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Coding in the classroom

    Australian schools will soon introduce the new Digital Technologies curriculum - part of preparing students for the future, says the University of Melbourne.