Duyfken online education resources available to schools

21 February, 2024

The Duyfken education program is now available to students and teachers on the Australian National Maritime Museum website.

Heat risks and unsafe schools disrupt learning

21 February, 2024

Extreme heat and fire risks are affecting Australian students, with record temperatures forcing school closures.

Nexus program aims to tackle teacher shortages

20 February, 2024 | Supplied by: La Trobe University

The Nexus program developed by La Trobe University is preparing to expand into NSW schools.

Education workers and the right to disconnect

20 February, 2024

Enshrining the 'right to disconnect' in legislation is a win for education workers, according to the IEU-QNT.

Could LEGO robotics improve school attendance rates?

19 February, 2024 | Supplied by: Flinders University

Autistic teenagers currently have a school absenteeism rate three times higher than that of their neurotypical peers.

The importance of men in early education

07 February, 2024 | Supplied by: University of South Australia

A national childhood workforce strategy is needed to encourage more men into early learning professions, according to education experts.

Why the 'big little leap' to kindergarten matters

07 February, 2024

According to an Ohio State University study, a child's transition to kindergarten plays a key role in their success at school.

Addressing teacher shortages: more action needed

06 February, 2024

With almost 2000 full-time teacher positions unfilled, there are calls for more to be done to address teacher shortages.

VR motion simulator to enhance educational experiences

06 February, 2024 | Supplied by: RMIT University

A 360° rotating VR motion simulator for use with training, education and research has been unveiled by RMIT University.

Why start-of-term teacher wellbeing matters for everyone

05 February, 2024 | Supplied by: University of New South Wales

Research suggests that investing in teacher wellbeing not only benefits teachers and students, but also society more broadly.

Grants on offer for education research projects

24 January, 2024

Research projects that improve educational outcomes for students in Queensland are being supported by the Queensland Government.

Three key tech trends for education in 2024

23 January, 2024 | Supplied by: Samsung

Phil Gaut from Samsung Australia offers insights on the key trends for education in the year ahead.

Does too much screen time damage students' eyes?

19 January, 2024 | Supplied by: University of New South Wales

Evidence shows that myopia is on the rise, with half the world predicted to be near-sighted by 2050. Could excessive screen time be to blame?

Student injured at adventure camp; company convicted

18 January, 2024

A conviction and fine have been issued after a student was injured during a high wire activity at a camp in Trafalgar.

Online safety education accessed by one million students

03 January, 2024

Almost half of Australian schools received online safety guidance from eSafety's network of education providers in 2022–23.

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