• If Not Learning Styles Theory, Then What?

    As of the last major literature review in 2008, there’s still very little evidence that people learn best when information is processed according to their purported “learning style.” Individuals may have preferred thinking styles, says cognitive psychologist Daniel Willingham, but these don’t serve them when the processing method (e.g. visual) doesn’t match up to the… Read More

  • The Future of Physical Therapies

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    January 12th, 2021 No Comments Features

    Physical therapies encompass much more than the classic image of helping patients recover from stroke or sports injury. There is a wide range of specialisations within the field of physical therapy, including occupational and speech language therapy, each with unique practices and techniques for improving people’s quality of life. Demand for physical therapists will remain… Read More

  • How to Navigate Online Learning in 2021

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    January 10th, 2021 No Comments Features

    As we approach one year since the pandemic hit most of the world, it’s worth taking a look at how online learning will continue to expand and develop in 2021. One thing that’s clear is that it will continue to be an important option even if schools and companies return to their physical locations, and… Read More

  • Educational and Career Paths in Mental Health

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    December 13th, 2020 1 Comment Features

    Thinking of becoming a mental health practitioner? It may be the perfect time. According to the Black Dog Institute, nearly half (45%) of Australians already experience some form of mental illness in their lifetime, and these numbers are only growing due to the pandemic. Many pharmaceutical treatments and psychiatric models are no longer considered effective… Read More

  • Educational Technology Trends in Australia

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    December 13th, 2020 No Comments Features

    Educational technology companies have adapted to customer demands with lightning speed this year, providing online education support to teachers, students, and parents in highly creative ways. The trend is toward further adaptability, as in the case of MAPPEN, which offered free online support to all Australian schools in the event of a school closure due… Read More