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Worse reading, and less of it, for kids at daycare in poorer areas

Monday, 22 March 2021

Children at daycare centres in more disadvantaged areas of Western Australia receive just half the time reading with educators than their counterparts in richer areas, according to new research from the School of Education.

Most government information on COVID-19 is too hard for the average Australian to understand

Monday, 01 February 2021

The Conversation - Dr Cath Ferguson, Dr Margaret Merga and Professor Stephen Winn from ECU School of Education.

Back to school: how to help your teen get enough sleep

Friday, 22 January 2021

The Conversation - Dr Lynette Vernon, Senior Research Fellow.

Unis want research shared widely. So why don’t they properly back academics to do it?

Tuesday, 12 January 2021

On The Conversation - Margaret Kristin Merga, Senior Lecturer in Education.

Group tables, ottomans and gym balls: kids told us why flexible furniture helps them learn

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

The COVID pandemic has meant many students learnt from home for a lot of the year. But with schools returning to normal across Australia, how will students readjust from learning at the kitchen table (or couch, or bedroom) to being at desks and chairs in classrooms? Dr Julia Morris on The Conversation)

Montessori, Steiner or Reggio Emilia: which childcare philosophy is best for your family

Monday, 12 October 2020

Associate Professor Marianne Knaus and Nadia Wilson-Ali (PhD Student) on The Conversation website.

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.

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