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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.

ECAWA State Conference

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

Professor Thomas Reeves will be discussing the importance of the conative domain in STEAM Education in his keynote presentation at the ECAWA State Conference.

Engagement Forum 2017

Thursday, 06 April 2017 Schools > Education > News and events > School of Education > 2017 > 04

ECU is pleased to host the Engagement Forum for a third year running on Friday, 1 December 2017.

Fogarty researchers reach out to the remote

Monday, 13 February 2017 Schools > Education > News and events > School of Education > 2017 > 02

As part of a initiative funded by Royalties for Regions, researchers from the Fogarty Learning Centre have developed a schedule of fine-grained student learning and coaching tools to support the targeted teaching of reading and mathematics in remote schools in the Kimberley region.

Students celebrate Silver Scholarships

Friday, 09 December 2016 Schools > Education > News and events > School of Education > 2016 > 12

Free tuition will help two high achieving ECU students get ready for careers in education and psychology.

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