‘Virtual’ graduation honours UNE high achiever

‘Virtual’ graduation honours UNE high achiever

While COVID-19 has put a hold on many graduations, one UNE education student was able to celebrate hers in the virtual realm last week. As a gaming-like avatar being manipulated from the real world, PhD graduate Merle Hearns received the prestigious Chancellor’s...
“I don’t think teaching will be the same”

“I don’t think teaching will be the same”

“I don’t think teaching will be the same. It’s scary, but exciting.” When Tammy Clarke finally embarked on her lifelong dream to become a teacher, she didn’t expect something like a global virus pandemic to enter the equation. “I always wanted to be a teacher, but I...
“I love being part of the UNE family”

“I love being part of the UNE family”

Fitting PhD studies in around a career as a school deputy principal might have its challenges, but passionate learner and new graduate Trish Grace says the experience has been “absolutely invigorating”. Trish began studying education with UNE as an undergraduate...
Supporting education transformation

Supporting education transformation

In 2016, 1.4 million students in the Philippines entered a Grade 11 class for the first time in the country’s history. In 2017, 1.2 million of these students enrolled in Grade 12. Another first. These were extraordinary milestones in an ambitious plan to modernise the...