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STEM students studying the cosmos

Students urged to look to the cosmos for inspiration in STEM

  Distant galaxies, strange new worlds and the mysteries of the cosmos could hold the key to unlocking Australian students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects, according to experts at Deakin University.
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study educational leadership

Building educational leadership skills with online learning pathways

Deakin University’s Master of Education (Leadership and Learning) offers teachers and educators a new online pathway to leadership roles – in and out of the education sector. Dr Katrina MacDonald – Senior Lecturer at Deakin and Assistant Editor of the International Journal of Leadership in Education, explains.
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teacher shortage

Swift action needed to address the teacher shortage

Teachers are leaving the profession at unprecedented rates and the teacher shortage is being felt across education settings; from primary and secondary schools; to universities; to TAFEs. This is creating added pressure for teachers who are choosing to stay, resulting in negative press for the industry,  and fewer people choosing the career.
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Deakin University

Insights on the wellbeing of school leaders throughout COVID-19

Research from Deakin’s Educator Health and Wellbeing Team has uncovered that while the COVID-19 pandemic has been a mixed bag for educators, our school leaders’ faith in their roles remains largely positive. Post-Doctoral Research Fellows Ben Arnold, Mark Rahimi and Marcus Horwood (of the Health and Wellbeing Team) recount. 
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David de Carvalho

Significance of First Nations curriculum

Professor Mark Rose, Deakin University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Strategy and Innovation, is the Chair of ACARA’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Group. The group was established in 2014 to provide ACARA with advice regarding the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures cross-curriculum priority in the Australian Curriculum.
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