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

Monday, 19 February 2018

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

Monday, 19 February 2018

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

Friday, 19 January 2018

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?

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

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.

Top teachers thanked

Friday, 08 December 2017

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.

Research shows competitive sport is turning WA students off physical activity

Tuesday, 05 December 2017

A focus on competitive sport in schools could be turning many students off physical activity, an ECU physical education academic has warned.

Design and Technology Opening Evening 2017

Tuesday, 07 November 2017 Schools > Education > News and events > School of Education > 2017 > 11

It is our pleasure to extend an invitation to teachers in secondary schools in Perth to visit the Design and Technology Education facilities on the ECU Mount Lawley Campus.

The West Australian ECU 2017 Lecture Series featuring Professor Dawn Penney

Monday, 23 October 2017

Professorial Research Fellow in the School of Education, Dawn Penney will explore fresh approaches to advance gender equity, starting with Health and Physical Education in schools.

3MT winner top of the class

Friday, 13 October 2017

School of Education PhD candidate and former teacher Amelia Ruscoe, has won ECU’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) 2017 competition.

Why children’s books should feature more characters of colour

Thursday, 05 October 2017

Only a fraction of kid’s picture books feature non-white characters - and experts say this needs to change.

Math Talent Quest to be hosted by ECU in association with Mathematical Association of Western Australia

Friday, 07 July 2017 Schools > Education > News and events > School of Education > 2017 > 07

ECU will play host to this years Math Talent Quest in association with Mathematical Association of Western Australia (MAWA).

WA Curriculum - What does it look like in the classroom?

Thursday, 06 July 2017 Schools > Education > News and events > School of Education > 2017 > 07

The Home Economics Institute Australia, Western Australia Branch (HEIAWA) is pleased to provide a workshop for those who teach Food, Textiles and/or Childcare in years 7 -10.

Transformational games: A way to engage adolescents in Health, Science and Technologies education

Thursday, 29 June 2017 Schools > Education > News and events > School of Education > 2017 > 06

Are you interested in the opportunity to experience and learn about the educational benefits of transformational games?

ECU leads international conference on student research and education in astronomy

Friday, 09 June 2017 Schools > Education > News and events > School of Education > 2017 > 06

This month, experts in leading authentic astronomy research and education with high school and undergraduate students are meeting in San Diego to attend the ECU - led conference, Robotic Telescopes, Student Research and Education Conference.

Young ICT Explorers Competition 2017

Thursday, 25 May 2017 Schools > Education > News and events > School of Education > 2017 > 05

ECU's School of Education is hosting the Young ICT Explorers Competition on Saturday, 16 September 2017.

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