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.
As it looks to the next decade, UNSW will pursue excellence in research while also rewarding inspiring teachers.
UNSW has joined forces with Matraville Sports High School in a unique partnership that creates Australia’s first high school-based university presence aimed at tackling academic and social disadvantage.
UNSW has reinforced its reputation as one of the fastest movers in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, jumping 27 places to be 82 in the world.
There’s no use pretending the teacher doesn’t have more knowledge than everyone else in the room; it is the way it should be, writes Greg Ashman.
UNSW academics don’t just do outstanding research, they also excel at passing on their knowledge to students.
Increasingly, our research is demonstrating the substantial role that teacher-student relationships play in motivation and engagement, writes Andrew Martin.
Video games offer new ways to engage and connect with students, writes Michael Kasumovic.