Education

Students struggle to hear teacher in new fad open-plan classrooms

10 February 2015

By Kiri Mealings Many of us would remember our days in primary school sitting in a classroom with four walls, …

Physical education guidelines for healthier, happier, longer and more productive living

29 January 2015

The time children and adults all over the world spend engaging in physical activity is decreasing with dire consequences on …

Teaching maths ‘a passion’ for Master of Research student, recognised with new fellowship

16 December 2014

A mathematics specialist who wants more students to study the subject at higher levels and become maths teachers has this …

Top teachers recognised

17 September 2014

Macquarie University academics Dr Diane Hughes and Dr Jane Messer (pictured) are recipients of 2014 Citations for Outstanding Contributions to …

Children not at forefront of early childhood reforms: expert forum 26 August

25 August 2014

On Tuesday 26 August the Institute of Early Childhood at Macquarie University will host an on-campus forum titled “Giving children …

National funding awarded for new OLT project: A national language studies portal for Australian universities

14 May 2014

The Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities (LCNAU) has announced the awarding of funding by the Office for Learning …

Should I raise my kids bilingually?

31 March 2014

This is an extract of an article originally published in The Conversation, by Macquarie University’s Professor Katherine Demuth and Dr Nan Xu. …

Camp offers uni experience for Indigenous high school students

11 September 2013

Fifty Indigenous students from years ten and eleven will come to stay on campus this September, for a range of fun …

Parents invited to take part in free AD/HD parenting program

23 August 2013

Researchers in the Department of Psychology will be running a well-known parenting program this year as part of an evaluation …

Reality Heights: physicality and virtuality blended to level up learning

25 June 2013

Macquarie University recently hosted its first blended reality lesson taking traditional methods of teaching, interacting and learning to a whole new level. Blended Synchronous …

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