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Dr Lyn Vernon – ABC Life

Friday, 18 September 2020

What switching my smart phone for this ancient flip phone taught me. Read more

How might education be reimagined around the future survival of the planet?

Tuesday, 15 September 2020 Schools > Education > Research activity > News > School of Education Research > 2020 > 09

A new UNESCO Futures of Education background paper by the Common Worlds Research Collective has produced seven visionary declarations on what education could look like in 2050 and beyond in response to the existential threats that our planet faces.

School libraries promoting wellbeing in Australian primary and secondary schools: An exploratory study

Thursday, 27 August 2020 Schools > Education > Research activity > News > School of Education Research > 2020 > 08

Congratulations to Dr Margaret Merga who has successfully obtained external funding from Bupa which is a highly competitive scheme.

No STEM success without way more maths (Lynette Vernon)

Thursday, 20 August 2020

The root cause of Australia’s declining STEM workforce is the consistently low numbers of students graduating from high school with the prerequisite mathematics skills to tackle STEM subjects in university.

What does the future look like for nurses and teachers?

Thursday, 28 May 2020

Listen to Professor Stephen Winn on ABC Focus as he discusses how COVID-19 has highlighted the incredible - and vital - role of workers in the Nursing and Teaching sectors.

7 tips to help kids feeling anxious about going back to school

Thursday, 28 May 2020

By Dr Mandie Shean, Lecturer in the School of Education: As COVID-19 lockdown measures are lifted, some children may experience social anxiety about the prospect of returning to school (The Conversation).

ECU launches video game to help adolescents understand bare supermarket shelves

Friday, 22 May 2020 Schools > Education > Research activity > News > School of Education Research > 2020 > 06

This year has seen Australians confronted by bare supermarket shelves and major restrictions on their grocery purchases for the first time in their lifetimes, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

World’s languages silenced by COVID-19 pandemic

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Language has been a silent victim in the COVID-19 pandemic, and ECU language expert warns the damage may be irreparable.

Sport researchers team up with industry leaders

Thursday, 07 May 2020 Schools > Education > Research activity > News > School of Education Research > 2020 > 06

A group of School of Education researchers has convened a major forum for industry and community representatives to discuss the role of informal sport as part of a prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grant Project.

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