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MGSE Media Mentions

Dr Lisa McKay-Brown and Professor Lorraine Graham in ‘Future students need broader skills’ (in Spanish), El Tiempo, 1 February 2019.

Dr Gwilym Croucher in ‘2019 Budget: The verdict Part 2’, Pursuit, 3 April 2019.

Phd Candidate Matthew Riddle on a panel discussion about children being independent and able to navigate society and online without being tricked by false information, ABC Radio Melbourne, 4 April 2019.

Honorary Fellow Glenn Savage in ‘How has education policy changed under the Coalition government?’, The Conversation, 8 April 2019.

Associate Professor Terry Bowles and Daniela Russo in ‘Is your child lonely at school?’, Pursuit, 9 April 2019.

Melbourne Graduate School in ‘New academy to support our teachers with world class professional learning’, Mirage News, 10 April 2019.

Dr Jim Watterston in ‘State of the art professional learning academy to support South Australian ECTs’, The Sector, 11 April 2019.

Dr Lisa McKay-Brown on Talkback – are a child’s ‘middle years’ more important than we thought?, ABC Radio National, 12 April 2019.

Sector News

When will K-12 classrooms scrap those age-old, rigid desk-chairs?, EdWeek, 1 April 2019.

Teachers putting in steps to stop students cheating on NAPLAN, The Daily Telegraph, 1 April 2019.

States will welcome support for early childhood education, Australian Financial Review, 2 April 2019.

Don’t be fooled, billions for schools budget 2019 aren’t new. And what happened to the national evidence institute?, The Conversation, 2 April 2019.

Don’t worry, a school library with fewer books and more technology is good for today’s students, The Conversation, 2 April 2019.

Forming close relationships with disruptive students, Teacher Magazine, 3 April 2019.

Australia to fund regional student repopulation by axing scholarship scheme, The PIE news, 3 April 2019.

Scholarships promised as free three-year-old kinder rolls out (subscription required), Herald Sun, 3 April 2019.

How do we determine what a good school looks like?, Education HQ Australia, 3 April 2019.

Crossing the language barrier, Farrago, 3 April 2019.

Budget 2019 offers welcome new investment in education, Mirage News, 2 April 2019.

Budget roundup: universities say surplus is a missed opportunity, Campus Review, 4 April 2019.

Here’s why compulsory schooling should start at age three, Kid Spot, 4 April 2019.

What makes a school good? It’s about more than just test results, The Conversation, 4 April 2019.

Budget reply: Shorten sticks to his promises, Campus Morning Mail, 5 April 2019.

Freedom of speech proposal endorsed, The Australian, 6 April 2019.

Victorian high school students fail to improve in reading or numeracy (Subscription required), Herald Sun, 8 April 2019.

Casual academics aren’t going anywhere, so what can universities do to ensure learning isn’t affected?, The Conversation, 8 April 2019.

Higher education is failing our youth, leaving them overqualified and underemployed, ABC News, 8 April 2019.

NAPLAN: Indigenous students making the most progress, The Age, 8 April 2019.

A decade of NAPLAN tests shows our schools have changed (subscription required)w, The Courier Mail, 8 April 2019.

Which families delay sending their child to school, and why? We crunched the numbers, The Conversation, 9 April 2019.

Teacher’s ‘Mental Health Checklist’ for students goes viral, 10 Daily, 6 April 2019.

Young kids better on reading, but writing skills are falling, Financial Review, 8 April 2019.

NAPLAN report reveals Indigenous students’ skills improving, but literacy gap remains, ABC News, 8 April 2019.

Full report released for embattled NAPLAN, Education Review, 9 April 2019.

NAPLAN results show ‘significant’ improvement for Indigenous students, SBS news, 9 April 2019.

Parents urged not to pull children from NAPLAN testing, 9 news, 9 April 2019.

‘A gift of time’: Children who start school later fare better, study finds (subscription required), Brisbane Times, 9 April 2019.

Look beyond school attendance to long-term education outcomes, Education HQ Australia, 9 April 2019.

Disadvantaged schools celebrate great gains in NAPLAN results (subscription required), Herald Sun, 10 April 2019.

‘Real literature’ beats textbooks in learning, Financial Review, 10 April 2019.

Starting school later is better for children, landmark study shows, SBS News, 10 April 2019.

$21m federal bid to attract non-teachers (subscription required), The Australian, 11 April 2019.

Both major parties are finally talking about the importance of preschool – here’s why it matters, The Conversation, 11 April2019.

Explainer: what is explicit instructions and how does it help children learn?, The Conversation, 12 April 2019.

Teacher salaries rise as interest in the career declines (subscription required), Herald Sun, 12 April 2019.

‘People are frightened of NAPLAN’: Australia’s testing dilemma (subscription required), The Sydney Morning Herald, 12 April 2019.

Education battleground is in skills and training, The Australian, 15 April 2019.

Homeschooling is on the rise in Australia. Who is doing it and why?, The Conversation, 15 April 2019.

Homeschooled children are far more socially engaged than you might think, The Conversation, 16 April 2019.