education

A woman in a teacher's office looks downcast as three male colleagues console her

High-stress schools undermine teachers’ commitment and risk losing even more from the profession. But schools can take steps to reduce the causes of stress.

A bunch of teenage students walk down stairs at an education institution

Researchers reviewed 45 programs that aim to improve educational outcomes for disadvantaged students. This is what they found.

Woman recording herself teaching a maths lesson from home

A new online resource to guide and inspire university teachers is helping to build an academic community that recognises good teaching practice.

Girl in a hospital bed writing in a book

This is the first large-scale study to measure the academic outcomes of children hospitalised with a chronic condition.

post-it notes experssing greetings in different languages

There are many benefits to learning a language beyond being a useful skill or hobby.

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.

child with hearing aid

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.

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