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Parents want more life skills to be taught in school

Parents want teachers to do more when it comes to teaching their children about social and life skills inside the classroom, according to a new report.

Learning & teaching

Victoria’s future school leaders to benefit from Monash cutting-edge qualification

Monash University’s Faculty of Education is partnering with the Victorian Government to create a Graduate Certificate of Principal Preparation for Victoria’s aspiring school leaders, as part of the Unlocking Potential (UP) Program.

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Role model status of AFL players drives Monash University and Melbourne Football Club partnership

Monash University has teamed up with the Melbourne Football Club in a new pilot study aimed at reducing the high number of ‘reluctant readers’ in Australian primary schools.

Learning & teaching
Lord Mayor Robert Doyle

Monash leads major global education initiative

Monash University has been selected to host 50 senior school teachers, principals and supervisors from Saudi Arabia for a six month program as part of the Building Leadership and Change through School Immersion project.

Learning & teaching

Monash announces five year strategy for Peninsula campus

Monash University has acknowledged the importance of the Monash Peninsula campus to the future of the University and its broader role in the social, cultural and economic growth of the Peninsula region with a new five year plan for the campus.

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Lucas Walsh

To get young people into work, we first need to understand how the workplace is changing

The release of the OECD report, Investing in Youth - Australia, highlights persistent struggles faced by many young people in Australia.

Learning & teaching

Improving teaching in rural schools - we need to stop borrowing approaches from overseas

While statistics might show Australia has an oversupply of teachers, this masks the reality that many rural schools find it increasingly difficult to recruit and retain teachers.

Learning & teaching
Japanese high school students at Monash

We play host to Japanese students

The Monash Faculty of Education hosted a group of 40 Japanese High School students on 19 and 20 May, 2016. The group arrived in Australia in late January within the...