Teaching and Learning
Learning by knowing, by doing, by being
A University of Melbourne expert says education cannot only focus on knowing and doing – it must explicitly embrace being to teach the 'whole child'.
Lost in space: Open-plan classrooms can leave children adrift
University of Melbourne research finds middle years primary-school students are at risk of academic delay when learning in noisy open-plan classrooms.
University students are using AI, but not how you think
Higher education students are cautious about using generative AI and academics lack guidance, finds new report by University of Melbourne experts.
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.
Supporting our schools to develop Asia capable kids
A University of Melbourne experts says Asia capable initiatives that only target adults and young adults leaves it far too late – it has to start in our schools
AI means a rethink of teaching foreign languages
Machines are now better than most human foreign language students, so teaching languages should focus on global competence says University of Melbourne expert.
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