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Children in classroom

News • 13 Oct 2020

Quality Teaching Academy launched

Teachers across Australia will have access to high-quality professional development and a suite of evidence-based resources with the launch of the Quality Teaching Academy today.

John Fischetti with student in front of Callaghan College

News • 26 Aug 2020

Silver lining for COVID-19 affected HSC students

In a year that delivered sudden and dramatic disruption for students at all levels, local year 12 and University of Newcastle students have found a silver lining, participating in a clever initiative aimed at reversing COVID-19 chaos.

Historical encounters journal

News • 7 Aug 2020

Home grown Historical Encounters journal achieves Q1 ranking

The independent journal Historical Encounters, led by Acting Head of the School of Education, Associate Professor Robert Parkes (as Editor-in-Chief) and published by the University of Newcastle’s History Education Research Network (HERMES) has recently achieved an outstanding milestone with a Q1 ranking in the Scimago Journal Rankings.

News • 4 Jun 2020

Criminology expert in police accountability comments on George Floyd case

The tragic death of George Floyd on 25 May has once again emphasised the significance of bystander video distributed through social media as a police accountability mechanism, says University of Newcastle Criminologist, Dr Justin Ellis.

Nancy Cushing

News • 9 Mar 2020

History under the spotlight at the Newcastle Writers Festival

The Newcastle Writers Festival will again this year feature talks from historians, not only from the University of Newcastle, but also from the local area and beyond.

Events

Facts ahead

Event • 1 Dec 2020 at 1:00pm

FEDUA End of Year Research Seminar Series: ERA Myth Busting

All FEDUA researchers from all Schools and HDR students are invited to join in our end of year online research seminar series.Sessions will be introduced by Professor Catharine Coleborne, Head of the School of Humanities and Social Science.

grant writing as labour

Event • 8 Dec 2020 at 1:00pm

FEDUA End of Year Research Seminar Series: Grant writing as a unique form of intellectual labour

All FEDUA researchers from all Schools and HDR students are invited to join in our end of year online research seminar series. Sessions will be introduced by Professor Catharine Coleborne, Head of the School of Humanities and Social Science.