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School of Education Prize Giving Ceremony

ECU School of Education Prize-Winners “Best of the Best”

The best and brightest of ECU’s Education students were celebrated in style recently at the 2017 School of Education Prize-Giving Ceremony.

Sacrificing trust for security

GPS trackers for children and smartphone spying: Welcome to the new frontier of digital parenting

Child psychology expert Dr Mandie Shean discusses how appropriate is it to use technology to monitor a child's activity and location.

Teachers need to figure out maths

Teachers need to figure out maths

Marianne Knaus from ECU’s School of Education in a recent study has found that educators had a negative view of maths and were not confident teaching it.

Students help teachers improve their teaching skills

Students help teachers improve their teaching skills

School of Education Senior Lecturer Lorraine Hammond led a select group of teachers through a new teaching method to help improve their skills.

Would you use GPS to track your child?

Would you use GPS to track your child?

Child psychology expert and lecturer at ECU, Dr Mandie Shean, talks about helicopter parenting, with new smart watches for kids having an inbuilt GPS tracker.

Latest university news

People with disabilities excluded from sharing economy

While technologies such as Airbnb and Uber are designed for convenience, their lack of regulations mean people with disabilities are being left out of the sharing economy.

Research finds major carbon emissions from Shark Bay heat wave

ECU researchers, along with international collaborators, have determined that the 2010/11 marine heatwave at Shark Bay released up to nine million metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

Do we need a Chinese version of Crocodile Dundee?

New research suggests that Australia should target second and third-tier cities in China and foster stronger cross-cultural links to increase tourism.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

📰📰📰📰 News and current affairs fan? Our Journalism students publish on Newsvinewa during semester! Check out the latest from our student…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

The loss of seagrass at Shark Bay after the 2010/11 marine heatwave released up to nine million metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) into the…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Do you know a food business or a not-for-profit organisation in the City of Swan? ECU PhD student Eleonora Stojanoska, supervisor Dr Therese…

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