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Education for better outcomes

New ways to learn

Through real-world, evidence-based research, we are informing the learning environments of the future.

Our research aims to improve educational culture, policies and practices, including:

  • preparing teachers for changing learning environments
  • understanding the diverse needs of learners
  • identifying the opportunities and risks of data and technology in learning
  • empowering educators to generate and use data to achieve effective learning outcomes
  • developing instruments and interventions to measure and evaluate educational practices and programs.

Real world focus

We focus on evaluating and improving educational outcomes through optimal use of data and technologies in the following areas of transdisciplinary research including:

  • STEM education
  • student engagement, learning and behaviour
  • early childhood health, development and wellbeing
  • autism research
  • Indigenous knowledges in education
  • literacies for the 21st century
  • teacher education and professional development.

Related research projects

STEM Education Research Group

STEM Education Research Group collects evidence to improve our understanding of how young people and their teachers engage with science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Teacher Education and Professional Learning

Teacher Education and Professional Learning

Literacies, Language, Texts and Technologies (LLTT) Research Group

Social and technological change has led to a need for fresh research perspectives on global literacy standards, the prevalence of digital media in daily life, and the debate around the development of a digital culture.Our researchers are critically investigating these areas of growth and change, and exploring how advancements in technology and literacy practice impacts lives around the world.