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Student teachers gaining practical skills at professional development sessions

March 29th, 2016

Murdoch teaching students are learning classroom management skills

Student teachers at Murdoch University will have the opportunity to learn practical classroom management skills at professional development workshops on campus this week.

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Murdoch scoops international teaching award

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.

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Opinion: Devices in schools and at home means too much screen time for kids

August 17th, 2015

Dr Margaret Merga

In an article for The Conversation, School of Education academic Dr Margaret Merga asks whether guidelines for device screen time need to be adjusted for school children.

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Opinion: How to get teenagers to read

June 22nd, 2015

Dr Margaret Merga

In an article for the Conversation, Margaret Merga from the School of Education discusses why and how teachers and parents should nurture a lifelong love of reading in their children.

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Student teacher draws on scientific experience to lead whale shark project

June 17th, 2015

Dr Andrew Nield and Professor Lyn Beazley

A Murdoch University education student is taking the lead on a whale shark tagging project which will see pupils from schools across WA follow the progress of several of the majestic fish.

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Opinion: The lesson from Canada: why Australia should have fewer selective schools

February 19th, 2015

Dr Laura Perry discusses school selectivity in her article for The Conversation

In her article for The Conversation, Dr Laura Perry explores the premise of school selectivity, arguing that it can be inequitable when there are large differences between schools.

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Artists join Murdoch for teaching project

May 28th, 2014

Stefan Karlsson

Arts programs for schools are being developed by Murdoch University academics and students in collaboration with six Western Australian artists as part of the national Creative Education Partnerships: Artist-in-Residence Initiative.

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Book aims to slow graduate teacher exodus

November 8th, 2012

Murdoch University education researchers have co-authored a book which they hope will help to improve early career teacher resilience.

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Murdoch researcher to investigate impact of NAPLAN on schools

February 28th, 2012

A Murdoch University researcher has won funding to investigate the positive and negative impacts of the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) on school communities in Western Australia and South Australia.

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