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ECU research finds educational video games improve kids’ mental maths skills

ECU research finds educational video games improve kids’ mental maths skills

Educational video games improve children’s mental maths skills, according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU).

What makes an effective teacher?

What makes an effective teacher?

New research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) has shed light on what makes a real impact in the classroom.

What is it like to be a Primary School Teacher.

What it’s really like to be a primary school teacher

No one ever forgets their favourite teacher. If you want to leave a lasting impression – and help shape tomorrow’s generation – then a career in the classroom could be for you.

ECU Panning for Gold with Country Study Tour Initiative

ECU Panning for Gold with Country Study Tour Initiative

ECU’s School of Education is heading to the country to tackle one of the biggest challenges facing Western Australia’s education system.

Childhood obesity: The Singapore fat camps where children are shamed for being overweight

Childhood obesity: The Singapore fat camps where children are shamed for being overweight

ECU Lecturer and Coordinator of Health and Physical Education Donna Barwood, speaks on childhood obesity and the roles parents and schools should take when being educated in children's health.

Latest university news

Why your goals may be making you miserable

In an age where we are constantly juggling different goals across work, leisure and other commitments, researchers have found pursuing goals that are at odds with each other could be a recipe for unhappiness.

Client data potentially at risk due to lawyers’ lack of cybersecurity

Confidential and highly sensitive client data is at risk of exposure according to the authors of new research on the cyber security practices of lawyers.

What students (really) want

Structure, discipline and good relationships are what students want from their teachers according to new research.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

The cyber security industry is poised to replace the mining sector as the source of the next jobs boom in Australia...

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Phone manufacturers may be favouring fingerprints over passcodes to allow access to smartphones, but ECU Security Research Institute (ECUSRI)…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Corporate and Professional Development: Design Thinking is a new approach to problem solving, providing you with the tools to enhance your…

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