Researchers at The University of Western Australia aim to improve health outcomes for pre-term babies by restoring the infants’ natural sleep-wake cycle. The cycle, commonly known as the circadian rhythm, is vital to healthy growth and development.
A project to mentor Initial Teacher Education (ITE) students placed in disadvantaged schools proposed by the Graduate School of Education at UWA has been announced as the inaugural People's Choice Award recipient of the UWA Alumni Grant Fund.
Selected by UWA Alumni, staff and students who voted online, the project will ensure current UWA teacher education graduates are better equipped for a professional practice experience and future teaching career in disadvantaged schools.
The University of Western Australia is preparing to host the annual Western Australian Junior Mathematics Olympiad (WAJO) later this month. The competition attracts up to 400 mathematically gifted students from over 35 schools across the state. Bunbury and Karratha once again host a satellite competition, concurrent with Perth, following successful inaugural events last year.
An innovative crowdsourced design challenge for the revolutionary EZONE UWA, an infrastructure project to build a new student hub for learning, research and community engagement space, was recently held over two days at The University of Western Australia.
Five graduates from The University of Western Australia’s Graduate School of Education are finalists in this year’s WA Education Awards.
Hosted by the Department of Education finalists were nominated by members from the community and school and selected based on their outstanding achievements and contributions to education in Western Australia.
Associate Professor Mark Pegrum and Dr Grace Oakley from The University of Western Australia’s Graduate School of Education have won an Australia-Japan Foundation grant from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The grant worth $22,000 will help middle school students in Australia and Japan create and share multimodal e-books to support their learning about each other's language and culture. Grace and Mark together with other partners from four universities in Japan will support school teachers to build sustainable links.