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Teacher Magazine podcast highlights for 2019

Teacher Magazine podcast highlights for 2019

Dr Margaret Merga's discussion on the topic of building a school reading culture made the top list for Teacher Magazine's podcasts for 2019.

Teaching taskforce recommends doubling literacy training time

Teaching taskforce recommends doubling literacy training time

Graduate teachers would receive increased literacy training, including a stand-alone unit on early reading that covers phonics instruction, as part of a concerted push to boost the capacity of graduate teachers.

Teens’ literacy issues put under the spotlight

Teens’ literacy issues put under the spotlight

A new study by ECU researchers is urging educators and governments to turn their attention to secondary school students who are struggling literacy learners.

Conversations with Rain

Conversations with Rain

Conversations with Rain is an ongoing multi-platform partnership between Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA) and ECU School of Education exploring children’s creative relations with weather as a way of potentially transforming our climate futures.

‘Let’s design a waterproof shoe for a refugee child’

‘Let’s design a waterproof shoe for a refugee child’: how to teach science and maths so students actually care

In a May 2019 speech, Australia’s Chief Scientist, Alan Finkel, noted participation in science and maths was slipping in Australian schools.

Latest university news

Australia's bushfire emergency advice for ECU students

Advice for ECU students about our response to Australia's bushfire emergency and ways to access support and make donations

MSWA partners with ECU to tackle neuro conditions

Edith Cowan University and MSWA have formed a research partnership to identify new ways to personalise treatments for people living with a neurological condition.

Bright sparks gain a taste of uni life

Around 450 gifted and talented Year 4 students from across the Northern Metropolitan Region kickstarted their induction into the Department of Education’s Primary Extension and Challenge (PEAC) program at ECU.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

🤔💭 Unscramble these elements from our world's biggest periodic table to find out what unofficial holiday falls on January 18!

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

💖 Where would we be without our first responders? 💖 Many of our firies have been on the front line of Australia's bushfire crisis for several weeks …

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

✨🎬 Is it really a Perth summer without watching a movie under the stars? Telethon Community Cinemas is screening Knives Out and Bohemian Rhapsody…

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