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  1. 21 May 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    A chance to even the odds

    A child’s destiny is influenced by socio-economic status and location, but quality early learning can help even the odds, says a University of Melbourne expert.

  2. Podcast20 March 2019 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Big and naughty architecture

    Sir Peter Cook’s ‘big and naughty’ architecture, beginning with co-founding the avant-garde architectural group Archigram, make him a design revolutionary.

  3. 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.

  4. 12 December 2018 - Go Figure

    Why are Australians linguistically lost?

    Formal teaching of English grammar was taken off the Australian curriculum in the 60s; but it's back and University of Melbourne experts say it's a great thing.

  5. 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.

  6. 5 November 2018 - Under the Microscope

    Stress testing algorithms

    University of Melbourne academic Professor Kate Smith-Miles uses mathematical questions and algorithms to find the best way to making the world a better place.

  7. 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.

  8. 2 August 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Whatever happened to Gonski 2.0?

    University of Melbourne Dean of Education, Jim Watterston, and NSW Education Secretary, Mark Scott, debate Gonski 2.0 in the latest Talking Teaching podcast.

  9. 30 May 2018 - Public Affairs

    Creating ripples of learning in China

    Despite societal challenges, according to a University of Melbourne expert, China's approach to education is changing as it embraces student-driven learning.

  10. 8 May 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Who’s citing whom and who’s citing what

    University of Melbourne research finds that understanding the history of citation, over centuries, can map the influence of an idea - and even where it's going.