education

History sheds light on experiences of child refugees

October 17 / 198

This has been supported by a grant from the Melbourne Humanities Foundation with matching funds from the Scanlon Foundation, enabling the team to partner with Kids’ Own Publishing and the History Teachers Association of Victoria to use the books to teach history within Victorian primary and secondary schools and in the running of workshops for teachers to assist them in using these resources in the classroom. 

Have you been following the ABC’s Revolution School documentary?

June 16 / 183

The trials, challenges, joys and disappointments of teaching secondary school students make captivating viewing in the new documentary Revolution School, currently half way through a four-episode run on ABC TV.

Mediation efforts help resolve social tensions in multilingual Myanmar

March 16 / 176

One of the University’s leading education academics, and an internationally regarded advisor on multilingual language policy, Professor Joseph Lo Bianco is currently forging the way in research and mediation efforts to resolve major social tensions in SE Asia.

Maxine McKew's 'Class Act': Consistency and needs-based funding necessary to improve schools

September 14 / 144

Australia’s most impressive schools direct resources toward extending the skills and knowledge of teachers so they can challenge students with intellectually rigorous content, writes Maxine McKew in her new book, Class Act.

New centre to research the science of learning

December 13 / 125

The new Science of Learning Research Centre will use scientific practices including neuroscience and psychology to improve the understanding of learning.

Dr Hugh Brady delivers Annual Menzies Oration

November 13 / 124

The 23rd annual Sir Robert Menzies Oration on Higher Education was delivered by Dr Hugh Brady, President and Chief Officer, University College Dublin earlier this month.

'On Country' Indigenous learning celebrates milestone.

February 13 / 103

The University is celebrating the 10th anniversary of a pioneering Indigenous education program that immerses students in the Yorta Yorta culture and history.

Teaching in the Asian century

January 13 / 102

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education is building links with schools in India and China as the pressure mounts for schools to produce ‘Asia-Literate’ students.

Dr Richard Sallis wins Distinguished Dissertation Award

July 12 / 91

Lecturer in Drama and Theatre Education, Dr Richard Sallis, has been awarded the 2012 Distinguished Dissertation Award by the American Alliance for Theatre and Education (AATE), for his PhD thesis titled 'The Drama of Boys', an ethnographic study and performance.

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