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

Friday, 16 August 2019

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

Teacher Staffroom Episode 6: Leaders in literacy

Tuesday, 06 August 2019

ECU's Dr Margaret Merga speaks about building a supportive reading culture at school.

Perth Modern School increasingly out of reach for disadvantaged gifted students, experts warn

Thursday, 11 July 2019

Edith Cowan University education researcher Dr Eileen Slater is concerned genuinely gifted students were missing out on this education opportunity because of their postcodes.

Spotlight: Red alerts over reading

Tuesday, 02 July 2019

From her office at Perth's Edith Cowan University, Dr Margaret Merga, a senior lecturer in the School of Education, ticks off the boxes on three commonly held assumptions about reading statistics in boys and girls.


Monday, 24 June 2019 Schools > Education > News and events > School of Education > 2019 > 06

The School of Education is proudly hosting a free professional learning seminar particularly for HASS and History Teachers who especially, have to confront teaching the Holocaust to students in Years 10 and 11.

Teacher's teacher casts a literacy lifeline to next generation

Monday, 10 June 2019

ECU's Lorraine Hammond is one of 993 Australians to receive a Queen’s Birthday honour, this year’s list marking the highest ever proportion of women recipients at 40 per cent.

Video games can improve your mental maths!

Friday, 07 June 2019

ECU Researchers gave more than 200 WA students video game consoles to play in the classroom – here’s what happened.

Body of Knowledge Episode 3 – What is stressing out our kids?

Friday, 07 June 2019

Dr Mandie Shean talks about how adults can help kids manage stress and anxiety in the latest episode of ECU's podcast Body of Knowledge.

ECU welcomes first Indigenous Minister for Indigenous Australians

Friday, 07 June 2019

Edith Cowan University congratulates the Honourable Ken Wyatt AM, MP on his appointment as Australia’s first Indigenous Minister for Indigenous Australians, announced this week.

Symposium: Teaching for deep learning approaches

Tuesday, 04 June 2019 Schools > Education > News and events > School of Education > 2019 > 06

The School of Education and Warwick Senior High School have collaborated to present a symposium about Teaching for deep learning approaches.

Design and Technology Teaching Association one day conference : Managing changes in the Design and Technology landscape

Monday, 03 June 2019 Schools > Education > News and events > School of Education > 2019 > 06

This year’s DATTA WA one day conference is proudly sponsored and hosted by the School of Education.

Islands of confidence

Friday, 24 May 2019

It’s a common scenario — a child is struggling in a particular area and so we focus all our time and energy into bringing them up to speed.

New study shows time-poor parents outsource bedtime reading to electronic devices

Friday, 24 May 2019

It is one of the most rewarding and important roles for parents but there are suggestions some are outsourcing bedtime reading to electronic devices.

Fresh call to stop suspending naughty ­students from schools because it causes trouble at local shops

Friday, 24 May 2019

Youth workers, academics and P&C officials are calling for principals to stop suspending thousands of naughty ­students from schools.

Are we teaching children to be afraid of exams

Friday, 24 May 2019

In our efforts to support young people, we may be teaching them to be afraid rather than encouraging them to see exams as a positive challenge.

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