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Arts and Humanities 2019 Short Courses for Credit program

2019 Short Courses for Credit - registrations now open

Once again, ECU is running its Short Course for Credit Program in July 2019. These free courses introduce year 11 and 12 students to university life, and give you an engaging, hands-on experience in a discipline of your choice.

Beyond the pale: children's books present monoculture

Beyond the pale: children's books present monoculture

A recent study of more than 2300 books used in four childcare centres found less than 5 per cent contained authentic cultural diversity. Research by Edith Cowan University academic Helen Adam also shows teachers are looking for solutions to the problem but often struggling to find them.

Homeschooled children are far more socially engaged than you might think

Homeschooled children are far more socially engaged than you might think

Some people believe homeschooled children miss out on socialising with others and are sheltered from the normal pressures of life.

 Explainer: what is explicit instruction and how does it help children learn?

Explainer: what is explicit instruction and how does it help children learn?

ECU`s Associate Professor Lorraine Hammond, discusses explicit instruction and its place in our classrooms.

NAPLAN shows boys catching up to girls in reading

NAPLAN shows boys catching up to girls in reading

Boys are improving their national reading test results at a slightly faster rate than girls, NAPLAN trends reveal.

Latest university news

ECU’s new campaign is building bridges to the world

ECU has launched its new brand campaign ‘World Ready’, created by 303 MullenLowe, to show how an ECU education is the bridge connecting students to the rest of the world.

Aged care expert joins ECU

Aged care expert Professor Beverly O’Connell has joined ECU’s School of Nursing and Midwifery.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🗳️ ECU Journalism students will be reporting on the Stirling, Hasluck and Curtin electorates as part of the Junction Journalism's election coverage! …

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🗳️ First time voting in the Australian federal election tomorrow? Here's a beginners guide to voting written by one of our Journalism students,…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Come see us at the Careers Expo Perth: chat to us about course and study options PLUS you can meet Tom Barrass and Fraser McInnes from the West Coast …

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