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More than 50 students aged 11 and 12 years old will gather at the University of Melbourne this week to compete for bragging rights, debating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) related topics.

A new report looking at why many girls do not pursue study and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) recommends a range of initiatives to encourage participation in these subjects at school to better equip them to pursue careers in some of the fastest growing occupations in Australia.

Dr Jim Watterston has been appointed the new Dean of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.

Do you use words like “happy” and “family” in your social media posts? Or are you more likely to use words like “angry” and “death”?

The Arts West Redevelopment and studioFive have won awards for excellence in educational facilities at the 10th Annual Learning Environments Australasia (LEA) Awards held in Singapore last night.

The University of Melbourne’s Professor Geoff McFadden has today been awarded a 2017 Australian Laureate Fellowship by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council (ARC).

A new campaign launched by the University of Melbourne and funded by the Federal Government will show the lasting rewards of studying to become a member of the health workforce.  

The University of Melbourne is to join forces with Learning Machine, a US-based company associated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, to pilot a blockchain based micro-credentialing system. It will enable employers to verify those credentials quickly.

Girls from low and middle socio-economic backgrounds are better at reading than boys, while boys from high-socio-economic backgrounds are better at mathematics than girls,

according to new research from the University of Melbourne and the University of Sydney.

Australian early childhood education and care programs offer good quality care and emotional support, but more high quality teaching through play is required, according to new research from the University of Melbourne.

 

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