UWA teaching recognised as among best in country

Thursday, 30 September 2010

The high standard of teaching at The University of Western Australia has been recognised in the 2010 Australian Awards for University Teaching.

International delegation vist Graduate School of Education

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

On Tuesday September 14  Senior counsellors from Singapore, Malaysia, China, Saudi Arabia, India and South Africa visited the Graduate School of Education as part of the International Centre 2010 annual Agent Familiarisation Workshop.

18 delegates from Srinakharinwirot University in Bangkok visit the Graduate School of Education

Wednesday, 22 September 2010

On Friday September 10, Associate Professor Aurapan Pornsima, Dean of Education,  Srinakharinwirot University in Bangkok visited the Graduate School of Education with 18 Faculty colleagues.

This visit focused on the organization of the teacher education program and the allocation of resources for the various post graduate teacher education courses offered at UWA.

Thinking Science Australia launches internet site

Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Thinking Science Australia, the two year program of professional development for teachers implementing the cognitive acceleration (CASE) program in Western Australian (WA) schools, has launched a new internet site to keep in contact with WA teachers involved in the program.

Education Professor one of six great teachers keeping UWA on track

Thursday, 8 July 2010

Six staff from The University of Western Australia have been recognised for their outstanding contributions to student learning in today’s Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) awards.

They are:

Winthrop Professor Lesley Vidovich
of UWA’s Graduate School of Education: for motivating and inspiring students.  Professor Vidovich is particularly interested in social justice and in education in countries across Asia, Europe and Africa as well as Australia.

UWA postgraduate student and teacher selected to represent Western Australia on the "It IS Rocket Science! Teacher Trip to Japan"

Monday, 14 June 2010

Marina Pitts, of the Graduate School of Education, has been selected as one of two, Western Australian science teacher representatives to visit Japan thanks to the Victorian Space Science Education Centre (VSSEC) in collaboration with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and the Australia Japan Foundation.

Graduate School of Education Prize Giving Ceremony

Thursday, 10 June 2010

The 2010 Graduate School of Education, Prize Giving Ceremony was held on Tuesday May 18 at the University Club of Western Australia. 

The Prize Giving Ceremony provided the opportunity for students and staff of the Faculty of Education, and interested members of the University and wider community, to meet and celebrate the achievements of our students.

UWA awards excellence in teaching

Thursday, 6 May 2010

The University of Western Australia has awarded its highest accolade for excellence in teaching to six exceptional teachers selected from the UWA nominations to the national Australian Learning and Teaching Council Awards.

Call for balance in digital technologies debate

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

For Assistant Professor Mark Pegrum, an education expert at The University of Western Australia, the ability to ‘attend' a digital technologies conference in the UK last week from his office in UWA's Graduate School of Education epitomises all that is good about e-learning.

Asst/Prof Mark Pegrum

From Socrates to the Digital Education Revolution

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

One school of thought says internet-enhanced learning is the best thing since Socrates. Another says today’s students are so obsessed with virtual friends, virtual networks and virtual worlds that they have no idea who Socrates is. Some, according to Assistant Professor Mark Pegrum of UWA’s Graduate School of Education, say it doesn’t matter anyway, because they can Google him. Ah, say others, but how can they judge the value of the information that turns up in the popularity contest that is the world wide web?

Education building

Education building open for business

Thursday, 25 March 2010

The Education building has been closed for the last couple of days as a result of the severe storm on Monday 22 March 2010.

The Education building is now open for business, classes and assignment drop off from Thursday 25 March 2010.

 

Storm damage to the Education building

Education building will be open Thursday 25 March 2010

Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Due to storm and flood damage the Education building has been closed.

The Education building will be open for business Thursday 25 March 2010.

Education Building closed due to storm damage

Tuesday, 23 March 2010


Education building is closed until further notice.

Due to storm and flood damage caused by the storms on Monday 22 March 2010, the education building has been closed. It is anticipated the clean up and restoration will take a few days.

 

David Andrich, Chapple Professor of Education

Chapple Professor of Education delivers review of Western Australian Curriculum to the Minister of Education

Wednesday, 10 February 2010

David Andrich, Chapple Professor of Education, was asked by the Minister of Education, Hon. Dr Elizabeth Constable MLA, to review the Curriculum Framework.

Innovative leadership project wins ALTC funding

Wednesday, 14 October 2009

The Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) have recently announced that they will fund an innovative project entitled ‘Professional staff as leaders in enhancing student engagement: building capacity in emerging technologies through cascade and viral leadership’.

Two Faculty of Education staff win coveted teaching awards

Monday, 3 August 2009

Eight members of The University of Western Australia have been lauded for their outstanding work by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC). Winthrop Professors Stephen Houghton and Tom O'Donoghue, both from the Faculty of Education were amongst the winners.

UWA appoints new Dean of Education

Tuesday, 9 December 2008

The University of Western Australia has appointed Dr Helen Wildy as the new Dean of the Graduate School of Education, replacing Professor Bill Louden who takes up the position of Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor early next year. 

New ARC Linkage Grant for 2009

Tuesday, 21 October 2008

The Graduate School of Education wishes to congratulate Professor Grady Venville (UWA), Dr Nancy Longnecker (UWA) and Professor Léonie Rennie (Curtin) on winning an ARC Linkage Grant for 2009.

Beyond the Beaker: Maximising the Impact of a Science Careers Program on High School Students’ Attitudes towards Science