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

New Master's course for primary teaching

Thursday, 28 August 2008

UWA is offering a new two-year Master of Teaching course for future primary school teachers.

The course provides an in-depth knowledge of the theory and the practical skills required for instilling positive attitudes to learning and developing literacy and numeracy skills in primary students.