education

Postgraduate student working

Life for graduate students can be hard work and often isolating, and COVID-19 piled on the pressures. That's when having an academic leader and program dedicated to supporting them proved its worth.

Teachers and students

Strong and positive teacher-student bonds are important during the pandemic, says educational psychology researcher Dr Rebecca Collie.

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Adaptability, aspirations and parents will help school leavers perform during the pandemic, say UNSW education experts.

Aboriginal Warlpiri child

The new closing the gap targets are ambitious, especially in the area of early childhood education. But this doesn't mean they can't be met, with the right approach.

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A seven week survey asked questions on the experiences of students with disabilities and their families when schools across Australia had mostly closed, and children learnt remotely.

CONFIT founder Joseph Kwon.

With the collective support of UNSW academics, the Centre for Social Impact and the Founders program, Joseph created CONFIT, a business that provides a supportive network for ex-inmates to reintegrate back into society through fitness. 

UNSW student Kevin Witzenberger

UNSW student Kevin Witzenberger hopes his research into AI technology will improve education worldwide. 

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Students in year 12, as well as those who need foundational skills right before starting school, are among those the NSW government should prioritise during the staggered return to school.

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A study asked 2,000 teachers and school leaders across Australia how students from primary school to year 12 have changed in the last five years, and what might explain these changes.

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A special issue of the Human Rights Defender magazine examines the right to quality education in the face of climate change, forced migration and for Indigenous populations.

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