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Helping teachers ‘practise what they teach’ could help them stay teaching for longer

Thursday, 28 March 2019

Early career teachers are more likely to stay on if they practise what they teach in their own time. New ECU research has found that practitioner-teachers – such as art teachers practising art and biology teachers observing nature see themselves as better quality teachers.

New ERA for ECU research

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

ECU has doubled the number of its research groups rated at 'well above world standard' in the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) round results, released today.

New approaches to unlocking intergenerational poverty

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

Adequate funding for poverty-impacted children to participate in sports and the arts may be a powerful way to help them break free from the welfare dependency cycle, according to new ECU research.

Customer not always right when it comes to food wastage

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

Yes, your Gen Z wait staff are judging what you order for lunch, because they see how much of it ends up as waste.

Tim Minchin comes BACK to the Mount Lawley Campus where it all began

Thursday, 21 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

Australian musician, composer, songwriter, actor, comedian and writer Dr Tim Minchin has received an honorary doctorate from ECU.

Telethon 7 Community Cinemas coming to Joondalup’s outdoor cinema

Friday, 15 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

ECU will bring family-friendly and mainstream movies to the big screen thanks to a new partnership with Telethon 7 Community Cinemas.

The key to your heart could be the key to your home

Friday, 15 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

Car keys and house keys could be made redundant by our own heartbeats, according to a cyber-security expert from ECU.

Food delivery workers underpaid, undervalued, but grudgingly content

Friday, 15 March 2019 News > News > 2019 > 03

Foreign workers with no other options are struggling to get by working for app-based food delivery services. But most of them are okay with it – because they see it as a short-term arrangement and they have few alternatives.

A couple of class acts

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

ECU courses are once again in outstanding company after being recognised with national teaching awards.

Why lifting student engagement in maths is now fair game

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

Two WA lecturers are working to boost Australia’s flagging mathematics proficiency by using the principles of gamification and reinforcing positive experiences for their students.

ECU's commitment to gender equality recognised

Monday, 25 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

For the third year in a row, ECU has been named an Employer of Choice for Gender Equity.

Graduates on show at Bunbury parade

Thursday, 21 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

A procession of almost 200 graduates paraded through Bunbury’s city centre over the weekend, before an Indigenous social worker carried the ceremonial mace at ECU’s South West Campus graduation.

How pursuing goals can help people living with chronic pain

Thursday, 21 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

Positive goal engagement can play an important role in helping people to maintain a sense of well-being when living with chronic pain, according to new ECU research.

Rethinking the Rs in waste education

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

Could the conventional methods of teaching young children about waste be re-engineered?

ECU appoints head of WA AustCyber Node

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 News > News > 2019 > 02

Edith Cowan University has appointed Dr Ian Martinus to lead the University’s industry engagement efforts in the cyber security sector.

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