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Perth Modern School increasingly out of reach for disadvantaged gifted students, experts warn

Perth Modern School increasingly out of reach for disadvantaged gifted students, experts warn

Edith Cowan University education researcher Dr Eileen Slater is concerned genuinely gifted students were missing out on this education opportunity because of their postcodes.

Red alerts over reading

Spotlight: Red alerts over reading

From her office at Perth's Edith Cowan University, Dr Margaret Merga, a senior lecturer in the School of Education, ticks off the boxes on three commonly held assumptions about reading statistics in boys and girls.

The School of Education is proudly hosting a free professional learning seminar particularly for HASS and History Teachers - WE ARE HERE!

WE ARE HERE!

The School of Education is proudly hosting a free professional learning seminar particularly for HASS and History Teachers who especially, have to confront teaching the Holocaust to students in Years 10 and 11.

ECU's Dr Lorraine Hammond

Teacher's teacher casts a literacy lifeline to next generation

ECU's Lorraine Hammond is one of 993 Australians to receive a Queen’s Birthday honour, this year’s list marking the highest ever proportion of women recipients at 40 per cent.

Video games can improve your mental maths

Video games can improve your mental maths!

ECU Researchers gave more than 200 WA students video game consoles to play in the classroom – here’s what happened.

Latest university news

Been hacked? We'd like to hear from you

Almost a third of Australians were impacted by cybercrime in recent years, the personal and emotional cost of which is largely unknown … but one Edith Cowan University Honours student is aiming to find out.

Mother, education officer, documentary star and now scholarship winner

Midland mother of nine Daniella Borg works full time as an Aboriginal Education Officer, stars in SBS docu-series Family Rules, is nearing the end of her degree and can now add scholarship winner to her list of achievements.

What do sick kids really need in hospital?

Researchers at ECU’s School of Nursing have developed the first diagnostic tool to measure children’s self-reported psychosocial, physical and emotional needs in paediatric wards.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🤰 Can you help or know expecting mothers who can? Our Mothers Adopting Midwifery Students (MAMS) program needs participants from Perth 35 weeks…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Have you been hacked? ECU Psychology Honours student Alexa Palassis is seeking participants whose digital identities have been compromised for her…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Have you saved the date? Our Mount Lawley and WAAPA #ECUOpenDay is in just under a month 🎭

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