Opinion: Yes education funding has increased but not everyone benefits

September 16th, 2016

Associate Professor Laura Perry

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.

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Research to reveal whether reading aloud is key to early literacy

August 24th, 2016

Study investigates the importance of reading aloud to children.

The importance of reading aloud to primary school aged children is the focus of a new study underway at Murdoch University.

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Murdoch appoints Deputy Vice Chancellor

July 11th, 2016

Professor Romy Lawson has been appointed as Deputy Vice Chancellor – Education

Professor Romy Lawson has been appointed by Murdoch University for the key position of Deputy Vice Chancellor – Education.

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Opinion: Performance pay for teachers will create a culture of fear and isolation

May 25th, 2016

Dr Deborah Netolicky

In an article for The Conversation, education researcher Dr Deborah Netolicky discusses an education reform that would link teacher pay to performance.

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Study to investigate ways to children to keep reading for fun

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.

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New study to investigate the early development of self-regulated learning in children

November 19th, 2014

Dr Deborah Pino-Pasternak is investigating how young children develop the skills to self-regulate their learning.

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ARC funding success for six Murdoch projects

November 6th, 2014

Murdoch University has secured funds for six projects in latest round of the Australian Research Council (ARC) funding, totalling more than $1.73 million.

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Specialist interns start careers in Pilbara schools

March 18th, 2014

An innovative internship program will enable pre-service teachers specialising in maths, science, english and design to work at Karratha and Hedlands senior high schools during their final year of their degree.

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Research findings give nod to Gonski

August 21st, 2013

Research by Dr Laura Perry and Dr Andrew McConney has compared educational outcomes for students in Canada and Australia and come up with some surprising findings.

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Expand your mind with new units at Rockingham

June 4th, 2013

Murdoch University’s Rockingham campus will soon host a variety of new units, taught by a suite of inspiring lecturers.

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