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Ten ways teacher librarians improve literacy in schools

Ten ways teacher librarians improve literacy in schools

School of Education Senior Lecturer Margaret Merga talks about the presence of qualified library staff in school libraries in The Conversation.

WA primary schools set to focus on play-based learning in bid to engage young students

WA primary schools set to focus on play-based learning in bid to engage young students

School of Education Lecturer, Pauline Roberts, talks on how NAPLAN had caused some schools to abandon play-based learning to focus on academic education earlier.

How do the brains of child prodigies work?

How do the brains of child prodigies work?

Kate Burton, a therapist specialising in gifted children and an adjunct lecturer in Edith Cowan University’s School of Education conducted research into the social, emotional and academic needs of gifted students.

ECU’s School of Education has a bright new welcome to its premises at the Mount Lawley Campus, courtesy of new artwork from local artist James Giddy.

Local artist designs new entry for School of Education

ECU’s School of Education has a bright new welcome to its premises at the Mount Lawley Campus, courtesy of new artwork from local artist James Giddy.

Community: Becoming With at ECU

Community: Becoming With

Community: Becoming With is the seventh annual Teacher as Practitioner exhibition, co-hosted by Edith Cowan University and the University of Melbourne.

Latest university news

What’s driving WA’s 'tough on crime’ mentality?

Western Australians are ill-informed about the criminal justice system, fuelling a ‘get tough on crime’ mentality that is at odds with how the system actually works.

ECU and WAAPA graduates to shine at Fringe World Festival

ECU and WAAPA alumni will take the Perth Fringe World Festival by storm as they join artists from around Australia and the world.

ECU wins Olympic selection

A new ECU research centre is one of only 11 worldwide to be selected by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to study the prevention and treatment of sports injuries and illness.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Will you be going to Fringe World Festival? We've compiled a list of performances by Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and ECU…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🔖📖📚 With school about to start, how can we optimise support for struggling readers? ECU Education researcher Dr Margaret Merga writes about her…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Tourists wanted: Snorkeling on Ningaloo reef, Western Australia as a filming destination, WA's craft beer movement, and immersive Virtual Reality.…

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