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The most efficient way to run, fund and regulate primary and secondary schools in Australia is for the State and Territory Governments to have sole responsibility, a report published today by the Melbourne School of Government has found.

In the wake of increased pressure on higher education institutions around the world to demonstrate the effectiveness of their teacher education programs, the University of Melbourne’s Graduate School of Education is leading the charge forward, launching the Teacher Education Effectiveness Research Hub.

Australian Universities are uniting in their commitment to greater representation of Indigenous Australians in the field of Engineering.

Children are more likely to use their strengths to effectively cope with minor stress in their life if they have parents who adopt a strength-based approach to parenting.

A University of Melbourne geology professor has joined the ranks of the world’s finest scientific minds after being awarded the prestigious Royal Society Fellowship at the weekend.

The Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute (AMSI) and the BHP Billiton Foundation have launched Choose Maths, a five-year national program that will turn around public perception of mathematics and statistics as a career choice for girls and young women.

University Vice-Chancellor Professor Glyn Davis speaks with Sky News about the Federal Government's deregulation bill.

A world-first high tech classroom launched at the University of Melbourne today by Senator the Hon Scott Ryan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education and Training, will help researchers to better understand how learning takes place in the brain and to improve teaching.

Researchers from the University of Melbourne and the University of Pennsylvania have shown that social media can serve as a dashboard indicator of a community’s psychological well being and can predict rates of heart disease.

If you want to learn a new language, the common wisdom says the best way is by immersing yourself in it.  But how do you immerse yourself in a language that isn't spoken by a majority anywhere? And what do you do if most classes that are available to you are taught by non-native speakers?  That is the situation usually faced by students who want to learn Australian Sign Language, or Auslan.   With an increased demand for this kind of learning, Visions takes a closer look at the Auslan studies being offered to future teachers in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education in conjunction with Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE.  

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