The Melbourne Graduate School of Education is a global leader in teaching and education research, offering challenging courses, world-changing research and contemporary learning spaces.
Sharing a passion for education policy and social development
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Meet Elle – Master of Education (Research) student
Elle’s goal is to help educators engage with Indigenous arts, culture and knowledge in Australian classrooms.
Browse a wide range of indigenous-focused news articles, interviews and multimedia featuring MGSE academics and alumni, as well as a growing list of recommended books, podcasts, music and films.
We know many of our students and staff have questions about the COVID-19 pandemic. The University continues to monitor the constantly evolving situation. Find the latest updates and FAQs.MGSE news
Parenting during lockdown
DEAN'S LECTURE SERIES
Dr Lois Peeler AM on Learning from the land: a case study of Worawa Aboriginal College
COVID-19 – catalyst for change or a retreat to the past?Podcast
People and projects
MGSE Industry Reports
Read the reports authored by MGSE academics that identify and address problems across the education sector.Read more
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Curricula
The Curricula Project aims to empower all teachers to integrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures in their teaching.Read more
Faces of MGSE
Get an insight into the lives of our academics and be inspired by MGSE stories shared by alumni and current students.Read more
Become a student at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education and learn from the best. Be challenged by a diverse and engaged cohort, enjoy contemporary facilities designed to meet your learning and social needs, and benefit from direct access to world-leading researchers and educators.
Discover a wide variety of graduate education programs and choose a course that suits your developmental needs. Become a professional educator, specialise in an educational discipline or embark on your research career.Read more
How to Apply
Find out all you need to know about the application process, from course application dates and submission guidelines to advanced standing and the University’s guaranteed entry policy.Read more
Keep track of key dates and events as the year progresses and stay up-to-date with the latest information for current MGSE students.Read more
Access financial support for your studies through a range of scholarship and funding opportunities, including government and university student loan schemes and grants.Read more
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education is home to a number of specialist areas, including Arts Education, Mathematics Education and Humanities and Social Science Education. These areas work to advance knowledge and understanding in their relative fields through teaching, research and engagement.
Study Breadth in Education
Enrich your undergraduate degree with one of our Melbourne Graduate School of Education breadth subjects.
Eighty-seven per cent of our students said they found their breadth subject intellectually stimulating, while 92 per cent said they learned new ideas that could be applied to practice*. We received the highest undergraduate Student Experience and Satisfaction ranking in 2013, 2015 and 2016.
*Student Experience Survey results.
Find out about funding opportunities that are available to both future and current students, including government and university student loan schemes and grants.
Home to some of the world's most recognised experts, our research at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education tackles the critical issues in education policy and practice.
Research centres and hubs
Learn about the inspiring work done by the Graduate School's numerous research centres and research hubs.Read more
Break new ground and contribute to the future of education by studying a research degree.Read more
Graduate Research Students
Find information and useful resources for current and future graduate research students.Read more
Discover the wide variety of research projects underway across the Graduate School.Read more
Well above world standard
The latest edition of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education’s Annual Review celebrates the inspiring stories of 2020. In a year marked by bushfires, political turmoil and the global COVID-19 pandemic, our staff and students demonstrated their strength, resilience and creative thinking in the face of a once-in-a-lifetime educational challenge.
Our research applied
Our Educational Software Suite is based on research conducted by our internationally renowned educators and academics, and is designed to support teachers and teacher candidates across all sectors of education.
Learn about the impact of our research is having across Australia and the world.
New Metrics for Success
New Metrics for Success is a collaborative research venture between The University of Melbourne and selected forward-thinking schools to work in partnership to address the meta-problems faced by Australian schools today and in the future.
Master of Teaching partnership schools and centres
Learn about the unique partnership between the Melbourne Graduate School of Education (MGSE) and Victoria’s government, Catholic, and independent schools across the secondary, primary and early childhood sectors.
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education's diverse alumni is made up of over 67,000 graduates who have contributed to the long and rich history of education at the University of Melbourne and in Victoria.
Visiting Scholars Program
The Visiting Scholars Program provides a scholarly environment in which academics can undertake research, share their work, and contribute to the vibrant and engaged community of the Graduate School.
Support the Graduate School
Help us create endless opportunities for students, researchers and academics through a gift to the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.
Structure and leadership
Our Dean, Professor Jim Watterston, is supported by a leadership team, advisory boards and committees, and program coordinators.
MGSE academics are at the forefront of Australian teacher education and our professional staff provide strategic management and support in student services, marketing and communications, business services and research, and project administration.
Study and research
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education equips people to address the major educational challenges of our times.Read more
Diversity and inclusion
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education acknowledges, respects and engages with diversity in all its forms. We are committed to a genuine culture of equity, diversity and inclusion for all our community.Read More
Our Master of Teaching is a genuine evidence-based masters program that prepares teachers to focus on each individual student's learning growth.Read more
Contact MGSE staff
We employ people from a variety of academic and professional backgrounds. Find out about current employment opportunities and get in touch with staff from across MGSE and The University of Melbourne.Read more
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