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Thinking about applying for the 2017 mid-year intake? Join us for our upcoming Meet the Coordinator evenings. Along with other future students, you’ll have the opportunity to sit down with the academic coordinator from your course of interest over some wine and cheese to explore your study options. Discover what
Melbourne Graduate School of Education 2017 Awards Evening
This annual event is a highlight on the Graduate School's calendar and a great opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our students, graduates and staff. The exceptional accomplishments of over 50 teacher candidates, postgraduate coursework and research students and staff will be recognised.
Transitions Research Symposium
Now into its 4th year, the International Learning Environments Applied Research Network (LEaRN) Graduate Research Symposium recognises that graduate researchers bring a wealth of practical experience and new thinking. The program will include keynote address by emerging researchers in the field of learning environments and will explore: How well are
Not just so stories: Practising discursive research for the sake of educational practice
Professor Anna SfardProfessor of Mathematics Education University of Haifa, Israel 2017 Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellow The University of Melbourne Professor Anna Sfard is a distinguished scholar of international acclaim in the area of learning sciences, with a focus on the relationship between thinking and communication, which can be seen while studying mathematical thinking and its growth. She served as the first Lappan-Phillips-Fitzgerald Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Michigan and as Professor of Mathematics Education at the Institute of Education in London. Most recently she has been Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg, at the University of California, Berkeley, and at University College of London. Professor Sfard is a 2017 Miegunyah Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the University of Melbourne. Professor Sfard now holds the position of Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Haifa, Israel. She is frequently sought after as a keynote speaker at major international conferences in mathematics education and the learning sciences, and has spent extended periods of time in various universities as a visiting scholar in countries such as the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and South Africa. Professor Sfard has received numerous awards for her research excellence. In 2007, she received the prestigious Hans Freudenthal Medal, the highest award made by the international mathematics education community. Her intellectual leadership in mathematics education theory and her substantial accomplishments in educational research were recently recognised with a Fellowship of the American Educational Research Association in 2015 and she was elected as an international member of the National Academy of Education in the United States in 2016. Professor Sfard has published many influential papers, books, and chapters across a broad range of topics. Her contributions to educational theory go well beyond mathematics education and her work is extensively cited by learning theorists in the broader scholarly community.
The Strength-Switch lecture and book launch
The extraordinary results of focusing on our children’s strengths rather than trying to correct their weaknesses, is revealed in this game-changing book for parents. By showing us how to throw the ‘strength switch’, Professor Lea Waters will demonstrate how we can help children build resilience, optimism and achievement.
Embedding and assessing the mathematics proficiencies conference
Learn from leaders with practical and educational research experience, from The Mathematical Association of Victoria and Melbourne Graduate School of Education. This Primary mathematics education conference will focus on: Inquiry mathematics Integrating Technology and STEM Creating a dialogic classroom environment.
Living with precarious employment: How long term job insecurity impacts on the lives of young Australians
Youth Research Centre Seminar Series 2017 Dr Hernán Cuervo and Dr Jenny Chesters from the Youth Research Centre, Melbourne Graduate School of Education Job insecurity has become a central concept in contemporary social life and although the role of job insecurity in the challenges faced by young people within the
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