teaching

Lecture

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.

Dean Utian

As it looks to the next decade, UNSW will pursue excellence in research while also rewarding inspiring teachers. 

Matraville Sports High School

​​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.

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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.

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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.

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UNSW academics don’t just do outstanding research, they also excel at passing on their knowledge to students.

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Increasingly, our research is demonstrating the substantial role that teacher-student relationships play in motivation and engagement, writes Andrew Martin.

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Video games offer new ways to engage and connect with students, writes Michael Kasumovic.

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Mass sackings of ESL consultants and refugee support officers will mean from next year NSW public schools will struggle to help non-English speaking students and foster multiculturalism, writes Michael Michell. 

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MOOCs do not devalue the live magic of in-class dialogue, debate and problem-solving. Rather, they will be even more valuable, as we strive to make our interactions better, argues Geoffrey Garrett. 

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