School of Education
September 16th, 2016
Since the release of the Productivity Commission draft report, there has been an insistent claim that achievement has declined despite spending more. In a collaborative piece in The Conversation, Associate Professor Laura Perry discusses how this claim is misleading and overly simplistic.
August 23rd, 2016
A three year study led by Murdoch University researchers into the work of participatory arts organisation BIG hART has highlighted that such groups are chronically underfunded.
August 8th, 2016
New Colombo mobility grants have enabled a group of Murdoch's pre-service teachers to spend two weeks working in the British International School and the Phuket International Academy, two schools which are renowned for teaching physical education and health.
July 28th, 2016
Two Murdoch students involved in the University’s Elite Athlete Program have been selected as inaugural marquee players in the new AFL national women’s league.
May 25th, 2016
In an article for The Conversation, education researcher Dr Deborah Netolicky discusses an education reform that would link teacher pay to performance.
May 12th, 2016
Murdoch University student and mother-of-seven, Bridget Headley, has been honoured at a recent University awards night.
The Hon. Michael Kirby to Address Perth Symposium on Human Rights for Diverse Genders and Sexualities in Education
May 12th, 2016
On the eve of the International Day against Homophobia,Transphobia and Biphobia, the Honourable Michael Kirby will speak at the ‘Promoting Human Rights in Educational Communities for People of Diverse Genders and Sexualities’ symposium at Murdoch University on Monday 16 May.
March 29th, 2016
Student teachers at Murdoch University will have the opportunity to learn practical classroom management skills at professional development workshops on campus this week.
January 14th, 2016
Murdoch University’s commitment to excellence in learning and teaching has been recognised by the Higher Education Academy in the United Kingdom.
November 17th, 2015
A major research study at Murdoch University will investigate the reasons why nearly 40 per cent of children stop reading for recreation and identify ways that parents and teachers can help.