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The University of Melbourne has 40 subject areas ranked in the top 50 in the world, more than any other Australian university, according to the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject. 

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

New research suggests playing counting games with young children does little to improve their numeracy skills.

World leading scholar Professor Jan van Driel will join the Melbourne Graduate School of Education this September as the inaugural Professor of Science Education.

Education funding must focus on the greatest needs and invest in teachers and evidence based interventions that work, said the University of Melbourne’s Dean of Education, Professor Field Rickards.

School principals who set clear strategic objectives, encourage professional interaction among staff and promote professional development for teachers significantly raise student achievement levels according to a University of Melbourne report on principal effectiveness.

The successful application of world-class research and the complexities of teaching take the stage in the four-part ABC documentary Revolution School, which starts at 8.30pm tonight.

The promise of regional communities rebuilt around knowledge and learning has united two universities of world standing.

A new early secondary school program is equipping teachers to tackle gender inequality and gender-based violence in the classroom.

A University of Melbourne study of high school subject choices reveals that girls are less likely to choose science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) subjects than boys, despite many girls testing better in these subjects.

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