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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Social Studies 'lost' in Australian schools

February 21st, 2014

A Murdoch University academic has expressed concern about the loss of ‘a vital learning area’ in Australian schools – Social Studies.

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Teachers raise concerns about NAPLAN

September 17th, 2012

Teachers believe the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) is not improving literacy and numeracy, according to Murdoch University research.

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Double book launch for School of Education

March 12th, 2012

Murdoch University’s School of Education will be looking back and to the future with the launch of two books on Tuesday, March 13.

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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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