Upcoming and previous events
Positive Education Schools Association (PESA) is Australia’s national peak, non-for-profit body in the field of Positive Education. The 4th annual PESA National Conference will feature a keynote by Martin Seligman, Director of the Penn Positive Psychology Center, Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology in the Penn Department of Psychology, and Director
Focus on Language Conference: Challenging Language Learning and Language Teaching in Peace and Global Education: From Principles to Practices
Changes which have been taking place in political, technological, social and economic realities since the early 21st century have led to more relationships between people of different nations. The educational changes which result from different policy decisions situated in diverse settings have also had an impact on Language Learning and
Launch of Social and Emotional Learning in Australia and the Asia-Pacific
Please join us for the launch of Social and Emotional Learning in Australia and the Asia-Pacific : Perspectives, programs and approaches co-edited Associate Professor Erica Frydenberg, Melbourne Graduate School of Education. The book will be launched by Laureate Professor John Hattie, Director, Melbourne Education Research Institute, Melbourne Graduate School of
Talking Spaces: Geographies, Practices, Societies
This event has now sold out. You can sign up to our waiting list below. If any tickets become available those on the waiting list be contacted in order. Waiting List About Talking Spaces 8 will explore Innovative Learning Environments (ILE’s) through multiple perspectives: Geographies, Societies and Practices. Across two
Melbourne Research Bazaar Conference 2018
The Research Bazaar is a worldwide festival promoting the digital literacy emerging at the centre of modern research. The theme for this year is work smarter not harder. The event is free and researchers from all career stages and walks of life are welcome.
The Work and Play of the Mind in the Information Age: Whose Property?
Presented by the Melbourne Graduate School of Education’s Social Transformation & Education Research Hub. In this talk, Phillip Kalantzis-Cope will discuss the meaning of intellectual property in the current Information Age; and how it has major implications for the ways in which we use, work with and play with our
Launch of Committed to Learning by Juliet Flesch
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education together with Melbourne University Publishing are proud to launch Committed to Learning: A History of Education at the University of Melbourne by Juliet Flesch.
Creativity and computing in education with Linda Liukas
If code is the colouring pens and lego blocks of our times – how do we teach creativity, curiosity, joy, and wonder to our kids? And, what does Jean Piaget or Montessori have to do with coding? Join us for a free seminar with Finnish author and illustrator Linda Liukas,
Future Directions in Wellbeing: Education, Organizations, and Policy
You are warmly invited to celebrate the launch of Associate Prof Mathew A. White and Dr Gavin Slemp book Speaker: Professor John Hattie Please join us for the launch of Future Directions in Wellbeing: Education, Organizations, and Policy by Laureate Professor John Hattie, Director , Melbourne Education Research Institute, Melbourne
In Conversation - Back to the Future of Learning Technologies
There seems to be almost constant talk of technology. It is difficult to read the popular press or look at the news of the happenings in higher education without being bombarded with conjecture about the role of technology in Universities. But are we just seeing the persistent packaging of old
Panel Session: What should we assess? And how?
What should we assess? And how? These are topical, unresolved questions facing teachers and policy thinkers at all levels of the education system. Leading policy organisations, such as the OECD and UNESCO, and many governments around the world are recommending shifts in the emphases of learning in schools and higher
How to achieve an affordable country
The first forum in the Tertiary Education Policy Series 2017/2018 hosted by the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education and KPMG. Do Western governments have an appetite for funding expanding levels of tertiary education? If not, who should pay, and how and when? What is higher/tertiary education’s ‘return
Alumni networking in Santiago, Chile
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) will be in Santiago and we would like to take this opportunity to connect with our valued Alumni. You will have the opportunity to meet Ms Alice Quinn, Deputy Head of Mission, Australian Embassy in Chile and other Australian Embassy staff as well
Designing Evidence-Based Library Spaces for Twenty-First Century Learning: Case Studies from Singapore
The design of learning spaces can constrain or encourage particular forms of learning, yet the research on how to evaluate the effectiveness of learning spaces remain scarce. In this “new culture of learning” (Thomas and Brown, 2011) students need to be open to change, ask critical questions about the world
Transparency in assessment criterion and the role of continuous feedback: towards mechanical learning or vice versa?
A Mathematics Education Group Research Seminar Series presented by Laura Tuohilampi, Associate Professor in mathematics education, University of Helsinki, Finland. Many research have shown that transparency in assessment criterion, as well as continuous feedback, support learning. In a project implemented in the Mathematics department in the University of Helsinki, these
The Fritz Duras Lecture 2017
Professor Anne FlintoffAnne Flintoff is Professor of Physical Education and Sport in the Carnegie School of Sport, Leeds Beckett University, UK. Her teaching, research and consultancy centres on issues of equity and social inclusion, particularly gender and race. Her current research is a British Academy funded study exploring white teachers’ perspectives on race and antiracism. This builds on and extends an earlier, national study of black and minority ethnic students’ experiences of physical education teacher education. Anne is a member of the editorial board of Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy (PESP) journal, and an active member of the British Educational Research Association Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy group.