Upcoming and previous events
This conference is auspiced by the International Association for the Advancement of Curriculum Studies (IAACS), and co-hosted with the Australian Curriculum Studies Association (ACSA) and the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE). Held over 3 days, the conference includes an early career researcher workshop, symposia, individual papers and feature
Melbourne Graduate School of Education 10 Year Anniversary
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education celebrates its 10th year as a Graduate School in 2018 and we invite alumni and donors from across our expansive history to take part in a series of events which will provide an opportunity to showcase the milestones and reconnect with friends and fellow
Growth Goals and Growth Mindset in Today's Classroom: Why and How Do They Matter?
Professor Andrew J. MartinAndrew J. Martin, PhD, is Scientia Professor, Professor of Educational Psychology, and Co-Chair of the Educational Psychology Research Group in the School of Education at the University of New South Wales, Australia. He specialises in motivation, engagement, achievement, and quantitative research methods. He is also Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Oxford, Honorary Professor at the University of Sydney, Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Fellow of the American Educational Research Association, Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, and Fellow of the (Australian) College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists.
The Scope of Children’s Participation Rights: A Critical Analysis
Dr Lotem Perry-HazanDr. Lotem Perry-Hazan is Head of the Educational Management Program at the University of Haifa, Israel. Her research interests include children’s rights in education, human rights education, the right to education, and education law. Some of Dr. Perry-Hazan’s recent studies have been published in journals such as Journal of Education Policy , Youth & Society , Critical Studies in Education , Children and Youth Services Review , the Oxford Review of Education , and the Cambridge Journal of Education . Dr. Perry-Hazan is a graduate of NYU School of Law (LL.M., 2006) and the University of Haifa’s Faculty of Law (LL.B., 2004; Ph.D., 2011).
Let the work speak first!
Arts Education Colloquium Series presented by Tiffaney Bishop. Young artists are generally viewed through the lenses of limited experience and expertise, positioning their work as emergent, intermediate, subordinate. Join artist and researcher Tiffaney Bishop in conversation around how the contemporary art collective she cofounded is delivering young artists unusual agency,
Looking back and looking forward: The story of VET practitioner education and professional development
Hugh GuthrieHugh Guthrie has over 30 years’ experience as a practitioner and researcher in the VET sector. He started his career as a university academic teaching biology at Flinders University and then in 1981 became the Research Officer in the Education Unit at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and where he was, for a time, Head of their Curriculum Development Group. In 1987 he joined the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) and worked there in a variety of positions until moving to Victoria University in late 2011. During his time at NCVER he undertook and managed a range of significant research and development projects. He also ran the National VET Research and Evaluation (NVETRE) program. Hugh is a founding member of AVETRA and served as a member of its executive for many years. He received the Berwyn Clayton award for services to AVETRA in 2013. He has also been an executive member of HERDSA, AUSTAFE, AITD and VISTA. Hugh is currently Honorary Senior Fellow at the Centre for Vocational and Educational Policy.
The case for a Charter of Rights in Australia
Emeritus Professor Gillian TriggsEmeritus Professor Gillian Triggs is the former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, and the new Chair of Justice Connect, a non-profit dedicated to connecting people locked out of the justice system with free legal help. She is also Vice Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Melbourne and Vice President of the Asian Development Bank Tribunal. Gillian was Dean of the Faculty of Law and Challis Professor of International Law at the University of Sydney from 2007-12 and Director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law from 2005-07. She is a former barrister and a Governor of the College of Law. She graduated in Law from the University of Melbourne in 1968 and gained a PhD in 1982. Gillian has combined an academic career with international commercial legal practice and has advised the Australian and other governments and international organisations on international legal and trade disputes. After her tenure with the Australian Human Rights Commission ended, Gillian joined Justice Connect as Chair to pursue her commitment to ensuring that all people have a fair chance to access justice, including people experiencing homelessness, elder abuse, family violence and financial exploitation. Post-HRC, Gillian is focused on helping lawyers ‘get out of the office’ and meet people who need legal help where they live. She is also the author of many books and papers on international law, the most recent Speaking Up will be published by Melbourne University Publishing in October 2018.
Meet us in Brisbane at the Tertiary Studies Expo
Join us at 2018 Tertiary Studies Expo in Brisbane to find out more about what the Melbourne Graduate School of Education can offer you. Registration is free for visitors. The Melbourne Graduate School of Education, along with the rest of the University of Melbourne, will be available to give you
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education Teaching Expo and Careers Day
A number of events will be held as part of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education Teaching Expo and Careers Day on Friday 13 July. Please ensure you register your attendance to each event by clicking on its name. A resume preparation, job applications and interview techniques presentation (9-11am) will
Attention and Executive Functioning for Self-Regulated Learning
Aisling MulvihillAisling Mulvihill is a practicing speech pathologist, clinical educator and researcher at the University of Queensland. Her research activities span the topic of self-regulation from early childhood to adolescence. In 2006, Aisling completed a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Speech and Language Studies in Trinity College, Dublin. She has worked as a paediatric Speech Pathologist in both Ireland and Australia across sectors of public health, education, and private practice. Aisling has specialised practice in supporting children with learning and social-emotional challenges relating to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) and Specific Language Impairment (SLI). In 2013, Aisling co-authored the Ant Patrol Children’s Stories , a series of six educational children’s stories that aim to support children’s social and emotional learning. The series has been well-received by educators, allied health professionals and parents. Aisling’s PhD research investigates the development of self-talk as a self-regulatory tool in children with and without developmental vulnerability. Aisling is also involved in a large-scale interdisciplinary science of learning research project investigating the effect of metacognitive training on attention control in young adolescents.
The Melbourne UNESCO Observatory of Arts Education Seminar Series: The Science Gallery Melbourne - a new place where art and science collide.
The Melbourne UNESCO Observatory of Arts Education team has invited Science Gallery Melbourne to share their concepts and curatorial plans for the upcoming exhibition Perfection . The Science Gallery Melbourne team will also let us in on the plans for the Science Gallery site and ways to get involved. Please
A trans disciplinary, research symposium focusing on innovative learning environments in schools and higher education. Transitions 2017 opened the door to an international conversation about realizing the potential of innovative learning spaces. TRANSITIONS 18 will explore: What are teachers doing (well) when transitioning from traditional classrooms to innovative learning environments?
2018 Awards Evening
This annual event is a highlight of the Graduate School’s calendar and a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the achievements of our students, graduates, and staff. This Awards evening highlights the extraordinary quality of our graduate students across all courses, as well as the many achievements of our staff through teaching,
Melbourne Accelerator Program Accelerator Launch
The MAP Accelerator Launch will provide your first chance to hear from the 10 successful startups who’ve been selected for MAP’s 2018 Startup Accelerator Program . The event will include attendees from across the entrepreneurial eco-system, including entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, venture capitalists, and various other industries, who will have the
Languages Education Courses for Professionals
Associate Professor Russell CrossRussell Cross is Associate Professor in language and literacy education. He leads teaching and research initiatives with a focus on content and language integrated learning (CLIL), and teachers’ practice in languages education more broadly. With a focus on the sociocultural and political nature of teachers’ work and knowledge, Russell’s work has appeared in Modern Language Journal , Teachers and Teaching and Language & Education , among others. With Trevor Gale from the University of Glasgow and Carmen Mills from the University of Queensland, Russell is current Chief Investigator on the Australian Research Council’s national discovery project, Social justice dispositions informing teachers' pedagogy in advantaged and disadvantaged secondary schools .
Discover the Graduate Certificate in Educational Research
The ideal pathway into a research degree for those with an education qualification, our Graduate Certificate in Educational Research will give you the research skills, techniques and knowledge required to take the next step in your studies. This is your opportunity to explore your study options, including part time, and