• Taking child therapy online

    Sherry Landow     |      June 17, 2020

    A real-world trial has tested the effectiveness – and revealed the challenges – of adapting behavioural therapy to the online world.

  • Education in extreme times

    David Browning     |      June 17, 2020

    While the desire for a return to business-as-usual – or curriculum-as-usual – is understandable, COVID-19 is an opportunity for educators to re-think the relationship between school and life.

  • How will COVID affect pre-schoolers?

    Mira Vasileva     |      June 10, 2020

    A new survey is looking to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on younger kids – and why it’s important not to assume that they will simply bounce back.

  • Assessing COVID’s impact on pre-schooler mental health

    Open Forum     |      June 5, 2020

    The mental health of Australian pre-schoolers will be assessed in a survey on how they and their families are coping with coronavirus.

  • Australian universities should rethink their broken business model

    Marcus Hellyer     |      May 29, 2020

    COVID-19 offers Australian universities a one-time opportunity to rethink their currently failing business model, which appears to be built on greed and scale rather than a real commitment to offering a high-quality educational and life experience.

  • Education technology and student privacy

    Lisa Archbold     |      May 16, 2020

    COVID-19 has highlighted the increasing growth of education technology or EdTech, but more legal reform is needed for children’s privacy as they learn online.

  • Rethinking digital education

    Neil Selwyn     |      May 3, 2020

    Global school shutdowns in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic have pushed online education and virtual schooling to the forefront of the political agenda, but this sudden change is also prompting a reconsideration of what constitutes ‘digital competence’ for the teaching profession.

  • Australian universities need international students

    Kate Clayton     |      May 3, 2020

    Consecutive government funding cuts have forced universities to become reliant on international students for funding. As universities restructure in response to COVID-19, both universities and international students are at risk.

  • The world becomes our classroom

    Brendan Hitchens     |      May 1, 2020

    Educators and government have long talked about 21st Century learning, but COVID-19 presents an opportunity to reevaluate our attitudes to modern education – right here, right now.

  • A steep learning curve for education

    Dragan Gasevic     |      April 27, 2020

    The COVID crisis has forced schools and universities to embrace online learning with a speed they couldn’t have predicted. What lessons have been learned for the future by this crash course in digital learning?

  • A brave new world of education

    Amanda Heffernan     |      April 22, 2020

    The global pandemic has changed the way we think about schools, communities, and society as a whole – and will continue to do so for some time. 

  • Helping year 12 students stay on track

    Joe Sullivan     |      April 21, 2020

    As Term 2 starts for many students, COVID-19 means schooling at home has become a reality. So, how can parents and carers help? Particularly those in their final year of school?