Videos for schools, students, teachers and principals - Education Matters

Connecting through language

Multi-lingual, award-winning educator, Louka Parry, talks about the benefits of learning another language; including how learning multiple languages can impact the brain, and assist with one’s capacity to learn and communicate.

Fun with physics

Students from a Melbourne primary school, St Joseph’s in Hawthorn, recently joined some of Monash University’s Master of Teaching students and worked collaboratively to create a marble run. Read more

STEM skills matter

Alan Duffy, Associate Professor at Swinburne University of Technology, discusses the importance of properly equipping students with skills in STEM to ensure they are prepared for the future workforce and have a wider range of opportunities when it comes to choosing their career paths.

Video: Science classroom in the rainforest

Students from four Cairns high schools were given the opportunity to learn how Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) can be applied in the natural setting of the Daintree Rainforest Observatory, one of three major research stations run by James Cook University.

Video: Teacher wellbeing

Educator Kelly Hopkinson discusses the importance for teachers to look after their own wellbeing and mental health, in addition to that of their students during an independently organised TEDx event in Norwich in April 2018.

Video: Improving student engagement

Former secondary school teacher, Dr Julia Morris from Edith Cowan University’s School of Education, discusses her research on evaluating encounters in the classroom and collating evidence to assist teachers to improve the ways they teach and enhance student engagement.