“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...

Informal portrait image of Tammy Clarke, and Tammy with her two grown-up daughters

“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...

Portrait image of Trish Grace in red gown with white and gold trim, graduating with a PhD in education.

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...

School of Education delegates are welcomes with banners in the Philippines.

Next stop Bhutan for UNE education students

A group of University of New England (UNE) education students will gain a fresh perspective on Australian education next month, when they head to Bhutan for a funded short-term study experience. Bhutan is the Himalayan kingdom best known for implementing Gross...

Students and their guides in traditional Bhutanese dress in front of a temple in a cliff side.

Learning the ABC of deployment and training

Defence families and their educators will have extra support to help young children cope with the emotional stress of having a parent away on deployment or training, with the development of targeted resources underway.  University of New England (UNE) early...

Book cover in bright colours and two children sliding down a slippery dip.