educational psychology

empty school classroom

It’s not enough to simply reduce poor working conditions. We must create supportive working environments where teachers can thrive.


Students with well-developed and adaptive social and emotional behaviours are most likely to excel in school, according to UNSW researchers in educational psychology.


There are lots of ways teachers greatly influence children’s outcomes, including improving motivation and resilience, writes Andrew Martin.

Children learning

The key to avoiding silly mistakes is practising to the point where procedures become automatic, writes Greg Ashman.

climate adaptability

Understanding what motivates us to be adaptable in the face of a challenge will be critical to the human response to climate change, UNSW research suggests.

Andrew Martin

The buzz word is resilience, but one educator believes adaptability is what schoolchildren need to thrive.