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School libraries hit by the loss of a dying breed as teacher librarians enter 'survival mode'

School libraries hit by the loss of a dying breed as teacher librarians enter 'survival mode'

Researchers have reported an "alarming" loss in the number of qualified teacher librarians in schools, warning student literacy will continue to suffer if the trend is not reversed.

10 ways to get the most out of silent reading in schools

10 ways to get the most out of silent reading in schools

Reading aloud can help young children learn about new words and how to sound them. There’s great value too in providing opportunities for children to enjoy regular silent reading, which is sustained reading of materials they select for pleasure.

Using Maths to Empower Future Female Leaders

Using Maths to empower future female leaders

A new partnership at ECU brokered by the School of Education seeks to inspire female secondary students to become future leaders in the world of mathematics.

John Marsden says parents and schools are failing kids, but his book offers little evidence

John Marsden says parents and schools are failing kids, but his book offers little evidence

There is cause for concern for Australia’s young people with figures indicating they are experiencing the highest levels of anxiety and stress, and suicide than ever before.

ECU's School of Education Professor Mindy Blaise

ECU Lecture Series - Generating new climate change pedagogies with young children

School of Education's Professor Mindy Blaise will be speaking at the upcoming ECU Lecture Series.

Latest university news

ECU grows two Tall Poppies

A pair of outstanding ECU researchers have been recognised for their work to reduce the burden of chronic disease.

Student films cross borders at Gala premiere

Edith Cowan University’s emerging filmmakers are exploring the world of stand-up comedy, dealing with dementia, and the consequences for naughty children when Santa becomes unhinged.

Graduating trio keep it in the family

Graduation was a family affair for a Perth mother and her two daughters who joined more than 1300 graduates at Edith Cowan University (ECU) graduation ceremonies over the weekend.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Spring is definitely springing 🌱 check out the Geraldton Wax blooming on our Joondalup Campus! 📸 | photo taken by Glerisse Escrimadora Natividad

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

See a selection of artworks from ECU's Permanent Collection, showing at Gallery 25 on our Mount Lawley Campus until 21 October.

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Can we harness genetic testing in sport for good and not compromise on fairness in sport? Professor Greg Haff, Exercise Science researcher and…

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