Teaching and Learning
Food for thought
Food connects all of us – so using it as a tool to teach students global competency and citizenship makes sense, says University of Melbourne expert.
Game on for collaborative learning
Video games, collaboration and explicit instruction are helping neurodiverse children learn crucial social skills, University of Melbourne research shows
Is EQ more important than ever?
As we ask students to become more globally competent, a University of Melbourne expert says the need to teach emotional intelligence is even more important.
Uncomfortable truths from a town to a nation
The storytelling in the town of Tennant Creek is a microcosm of Australia’s struggle to come to terms with it past, says University of Melbourne expert
What makes us mistake 1 number 4 another?
Research shows that number confusion is shaped not just by the symbols but also the culture and experience of the viewer, says University of Melbourne expert
The language of learning
University of Melbourne graduate, Stanley Wang, is one of this year’s 40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian-Australians for his work on bilingualism in school.
Australia’s universities need to be free to engage globally
An Australian government veto power on overseas university agreements puts at risk the benefits of international engagement warn University of Melbourne experts
Australian literature’s great silence
A new University of Melbourne study says we must question the very white stories told in our classrooms and the lack of Indigenous authors in the curriculum.
The world is a classroom
A University of Melbourne expert says COVID-19 presents an opportunity to reevaluate our attitudes to modern education - right here, right now.
Tech-bots, virtual worlds and personalised everything
Technology is changing our world and education must equip today’s children for the future, says a University of Melbourne expert on International Women's Day.