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ECU doubles up in WA technology awards

Friday, 22 June 2018

Projects that will improve WA school kids’ skills in fractions and their knowledge of cyber security have won ECU two prestigious technology excellence awards.

Perth high school students crave firm teachers, survey says

Monday, 11 June 2018

Rather than running amok without boundaries, more than 80 per cent of high school students surveyed by Edith Cowan University School of Education lecturer Helen Egeberg said they wanted teachers who ensured behaviour in their classrooms remained under control.

Students embrace maths games, schools lag behind

Monday, 28 May 2018

The results are in: educational video games improve children’s mental maths skills. But WA schools have been slow to adopt new technology in the classroom.

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

Thursday, 24 May 2018 Schools > Education > News and events > School of Education > 2018 > 05

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

ECU research finds educational video games improve kids’ mental maths skills

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Educational video games improve children’s mental maths skills, according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU).

What makes an effective teacher?

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

New research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) has shed light on what makes a real impact in the classroom.

What it’s really like to be a primary school teacher

Wednesday, 02 May 2018

No one ever forgets their favourite teacher. If you want to leave a lasting impression – and help shape tomorrow’s generation – then a career in the classroom could be for you.

ECU Panning for Gold with Country Study Tour Initiative

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 Schools > Education > News and events > School of Education > 2018 > 04

ECU’s School of Education is heading to the country to tackle one of the biggest challenges facing Western Australia’s education system.

Childhood obesity: The Singapore fat camps where children are shamed for being overweight

Thursday, 12 April 2018

ECU Lecturer and Coordinator of Health and Physical Education Donna Barwood, speaks on childhood obesity and the roles parents and schools should take when being educated in children's health.

Play alone not answer to solving kids’ maths, says expert

Friday, 06 April 2018

Play alone is not enough for young children to learn mathematics, says Edith Cowan University early childhood studies senior lecturer Dr Marianne Knaus.

Return adds up for maths teacher Chris

Friday, 06 April 2018

Maths teacher and ECU School of Education graduate, Chris Nowers has returned for his second year of teaching, a short five years after graduating from the local high school himself.

Gifted kids missing out on developing resilience because they’re not failing enough

Monday, 26 March 2018

Eileen Slater, a research fellow at Edith Cowan University’s institute for education research, comments on how gifted children needed their learning accelerated by skipping grades or joining older students for some classes to help them develop resilience and “grit”.

ECU School of Education Prize-Winners “Best of the Best”

Wednesday, 21 March 2018 Schools > Education > News and events > School of Education > 2018 > 03

The best and brightest of ECU’s Education students were celebrated in style recently at the 2017 School of Education Prize-Giving Ceremony.

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.

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