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 24th, 2016
The importance of reading aloud to primary school aged children is the focus of a new study underway at Murdoch University.
July 11th, 2016
Professor Romy Lawson has been appointed by Murdoch University for the key position of Deputy Vice Chancellor – Education.
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.
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.
November 19th, 2014
Dr Deborah Pino-Pasternak is investigating how young children develop the skills to self-regulate their learning.
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.
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.
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.