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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.

 

Education research and innovation leader Dr Sandra Milligan has been appointed as the new Director of the University of Melbourne’s Assessment Research Centre.

The future of Australia’s tertiary education sector is the subject of a new collection of essays by some of the country’s leading education researchers.

University of Melbourne researchers have been awarded more than $3 million in the latest round of the Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects scheme announced today by the Minister for Education and Training, Senator Simon Birmingham

The University of Melbourne is celebrating its new Fulbright scholar and welcomes two overseas awardees who have chosen to study at the University.

In the face of serious decline in Australia’s education performance, the Melbourne Graduate School of Education is leading the way with a forward looking guide that proposes new evidence-based directions for change in school-age education.

Completing a master’s degree while raising an 18 month old might not sound like perfect timing, but being able to study online made that possible for Christie Cline. She not only pulled off all of the above, but became the first wholly online student to graduate from the University of Melbourne at the same time.

According to new research by academics from University of Melbourne and Monash University, using social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Myspace contributes to good mental health for many users. 

University of Melbourne student Sander Bredal was chosen from Victoria’s 175,000 international students as the International Student of the Year – Higher Education at the 2016 Victorian International Education Awards held last night at Government House.

Students who complete vocational education and training (VET) courses have better job prospects and can earn up to 25 percent more than those who leave school early and don’t have a higher qualification, according to new research conducted by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic Research at the University of Melbourne

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