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Sacrificing trust for security

GPS trackers for children and smartphone spying: Welcome to the new frontier of digital parenting

Child psychology expert Dr Mandie Shean discusses how appropriate is it to use technology to monitor a child's activity and location.

Teachers need to figure out maths

Teachers need to figure out maths

Marianne Knaus from ECU’s School of Education in a recent study has found that educators had a negative view of maths and were not confident teaching it.

Students help teachers improve their teaching skills

Students help teachers improve their teaching skills

School of Education Senior Lecturer Lorraine Hammond led a select group of teachers through a new teaching method to help improve their skills.

Would you use GPS to track your child?

Would you use GPS to track your child?

Child psychology expert and lecturer at ECU, Dr Mandie Shean, talks about helicopter parenting, with new smart watches for kids having an inbuilt GPS tracker.

Happy Kids project at ECU

Top teachers thanked

The WA Education Awards 2017 was a stellar night for Edith Cowan University’s School of Education, with three graduates being judged the best in their class.

Latest university news

Bunbury graduates to walk across town – and the stage

A renowned Indigenous performer and two published authors – all from the South West region – will join more than 150 graduates at the ECU graduation ceremony at the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre this Saturday.

Australia needs to start math teaching earlier for success

Australia’s poor OECD rankings in mathematics might get a boost by teaching concepts earlier and instilling more positive attitudes in early childcare educators, Edith Cowan University (ECU) research suggests.

Extreme weight loss techniques may be putting MMA fighters at risk

MMA fighters are used to putting their body on the line every time they step into the cage. But new research has found that they are cutting extreme amounts of their body weight in the lead up to fights which could be putting them at even greater risk.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Gurrumul: The definitive portrait of one of Australia's greatest musicians. Showing at the ECU Joondalup Pines, 20-25 February, for the Lotterywest…

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

☕ 🍽️ Welcome Bermuda ECU: now open on our Joondalup Campus! Find them in Building 31 (Where Aroma used to be) and on instagram @bermuda_ecu

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

#360Photo of the brand new VO ADR Suite at the WA Screen Academy! The sound suites are equipped with Pro-tools HD with surround sound mixing…

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