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 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.
In a May 2019 speech, Australia’s Chief Scientist, Alan Finkel, noted participation in science and maths was slipping in Australian schools.
ECU teaching graduates have been acknowledged in the 2019 WA Education Awards, winning the Secondary Teacher, Secondary Principal and Beginning Teacher of the Year categories.
The goal of every college student is to find the answer to the million dollar question: how to study better? Preferably, with as minimum effort put in for maximum results.
The PTCWA Outstanding Service Awards recognise an individual member’s outstanding professional contribution to education in Western Australia, made in a voluntary capacity to his or her professional teachers’ association.
Research shows high levels of exam stress can interfere with attention and reduce working memory, leading to lower performance. Early experiences of anxiety and stress can also set a precedent for mental-health problems in adulthood.
Research shows the number of specialist teachers in primary and secondary schools is decreasing, and those working in the field say when their colleagues retire or are made redundant, their roles aren't being filled.
A crowd of more than 1000 of WA’s best and brightest schoolchildren visited ECU Joondalup and South West Campuses recently for the regional and state finals of the 2019 Tournament of Minds WA competition.
ECU’s pre-service teachers recently had the chance to meet face-to-face with almost 40 different employers and organisations as part of the annual School of Education Careers Fair.
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.
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.
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.
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.
School of Education's Professor Mindy Blaise will be speaking at the upcoming ECU Lecture Series.
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