School of Education

Opinion: To reduce inequality in Australian schools, make them less socially segregated

April 23rd, 2018

Associate Professor Laura Perry

In a piece for The Conversation, Associate Professor Laura Perry highlights the inequalities in Australian schools and how underachievement can be tackled with intervention and integration.

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Researcher leaves the laboratory to teach next generation of scientists

April 19th, 2018

An experienced cancer researcher will be using his passion for biology to inspire the next generation of scientists after swapping the research laboratory for the classroom.

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New hope for remote and rural education

April 17th, 2018

Dr Susan Ledger, Associate Dean at Murdoch University in the School of Education and Vice President of the Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia was pleased to see rural education in the public forum and hopes it results in action rather than more reports.

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The future needs women in STEM

March 29th, 2018

Murdoch University hosted the WISE Women Symposium this week following the International Women’s Day #PressforProgress movement being championed by celebrities across social media.

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Murdoch research that grabbed the world's attention in 2017

December 22nd, 2017

In 2017 Murdoch researchers continued to be a creative force in the world, pushing the boundaries of scientific knowledge for the benefit of all.

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Chinese placement a bonus for trainee teachers

November 3rd, 2017

Murdoch University education students have completed a teaching placement in China, in a unique partnership helping to train the next generation of Western Australian teachers.

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Virtual classroom to revolutionise teacher training

October 27th, 2017

Pre-service teachers trained at Murdoch University will be among the best prepared in the nation after the launch of a new virtual reality classroom tool. Launched earlier this week, the SimLab™ technology is a mixed reality learning environment, with classroom pupils being represented by avatars that respond in real time to a teacher’s direction or instructions.

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Murdoch’s innovative student learning showcased

September 21st, 2017

Learning and teaching initiatives developed at Murdoch University have been highlighted as some of Australia best practice in developing student and graduate success.

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Cricket chief bowled over at Murdoch

September 15th, 2017

Murdoch University played host when Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland trained with the state’s top cricketers with disabilities.

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Teacher resilience better for the classroom

September 13th, 2017

Murdoch University has developed a program to boost teacher resilience that is linked to efforts to retain quality teachers in the classroom.

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