The recent release of the report of the independent review into rural, regional and remote education provides a much-needed focus on the unique challenges and opportunities rural, regional and remote communities encounter.
A program backed by UNSW and the NSW Department of Education that places student teachers in rural and remote schools has proved energising for all involved.
Differences in educational practices between Victoria and NSW could explain declines in Australian students’ mathematics performance in international test scores, according to research led by UNSW.
Innovative and inspiring approaches to student learning, developed by UNSW’s passionate and committed teaching staff, have been recognised in national awards for teaching excellence.
Society’s views on teaching have ebbed and flowed – but now the tide is turning, writes Merlin Crossley.
UNSW has retained its top 50 position in the QS World University Rankings, thanks to a strong showing in research outcomes and big jumps in individual subject performances.
Dr Justine Rogers is a finalist for Academic of the Year in the Australian Law Awards for her work redesigning UNSW Law’s ethics course.
President and Vice-Chancellor Ian Jacobs has announced an unprecedented investment in staff as the first initiative of the University’s 2025 Strategy.
Introducing a minimum ATAR for students looking to study teaching is not a silver bullet to improving teaching standards in schools, writes Tony Loughland.
My hope is that new technology – and more feedback – will ensure that lectures at universities will be good ones, and teaching will get even better, writes Merlin Crossley.