education

UNSW program for gifted children

UNSW opens its doors to children across Australia as part of its GERRIC workshops to prevent gifted underachievers becoming lost in the school system.

J.W. Nevile Fellow Tim Harcourt from the UNSW Business School explains how the coronavirus will affect the Australian economy

J.W. Nevile Fellow Tim Harcourt from the UNSW Business School explains how the coronavirus will affect the Australian economy; namely the services exports, tourism and education where the big impacts will be felt.

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There are two types of knowledge – we've evolved to acquire the first naturally; we need schools for the second. Cognitive load theory explains how to teach knowledge we don't automatically get.

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New research shows the community wants a range of skills other than those that relate to 'stressful' Year 12 exams to also be considered for university entry assessment.

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Australia's university sector is one of the most attractive for international students. So why not try to keep them when they graduate rather than lose the talent we've helped train and educate?

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UNSW study shows positive teacher-student relationships impact students’ performance.

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Many universities were built in the 1960s and 1970s and the government isn't providing funds to maintain them.

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New findings show Australians value and support the role universities play in society, want open access to a university place for domestic students and want the next government to review post-secondary education.

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Research shows small financial incentives for doing maths homework can increase maths achievement. But this raises some tricky ethical questions.

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While international students do need baseline proficiency in English, they need support the whole way through their degrees to actually be successful.

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