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Laureate Professor Jenny Gore profile shot

News • 4 Aug 2020

Study links teacher development program to increase in student achievement

As schools continue to grapple with major upheaval, a new study reveals that teacher professional development initiative, Quality Teaching Rounds (QTR), dramatically accelerates student learning outcomes, potentially reversing disruption caused by COVID-19.

Felicia Jaremus headshot

News • 23 Jun 2020

Two-thirds of NSW students grouped out of STEM degrees

Students in Year 9 are being funnelled into mathematics pathways that limit their opportunities for STEM degrees and careers, according to a new paper published by University of Newcastle researchers.

Portrait of Dr Sally Patfield

News • 3 Dec 2019

‘Being first’ thesis wins prestigious award

Dr Sally Patfield from the University of Newcastle’s Teachers and Teaching Research Centre has received the prestigious Ray Debus Award for Doctoral Research in Education at the 2019 Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) Conference.

News • 19 Sep 2018

Floor Talk: Caroline Scheider with Dr Hans Lukas Kieser

Tuesday 9 October at 6pm historians Caroline Schneider and Dr Hans Lukas Kieser will present an expansion of the research contained within the Long Shadows exhibition concerning the Yazidi and the modern Middle East.

News • 4 Oct 2017

Laureate Professorship honours quality teaching

In a significant acknowledgement of outstanding career achievements and impact, the University of Newcastle (UON) has named Professor Jennifer Gore its first female Laureate Professor.

News • 1 Dec 2016

Accolades for UON Education at AARE conference

UON’s School of Education has been honoured for its outstanding work with numerous accolades at the Australian Association for Research in Education conference.

News • 25 Oct 2016

Helping our Central Coast kids achieve their educational goals

A forum aimed at helping to bridge the regional skills gap by increasing equity in education will be held on the Central Coast at the end of October.

News • 7 Jul 2016

Research Directions 2016

Read the latest research highlights from the Faculty.

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