Can digital learning trump face-to-face education?

26 November, 2021

The pandemic has seen a marked shift in education, with lockdowns creating limited face-to-face interaction, and more reliance on digital learning.


Overcoming STEM barriers for girls and women

25 November, 2021

The best strategies to increase the number of girls in STEM and IT education have been identified in a new report from Monash University.


Expanding rapid antigen testing rollout in schools

25 November, 2021

NSW schools will make use of rapid antigen home testing (RAHT) to minimise disruptions to learning in schools.


Data profile tool to support student learning

23 November, 2021

Research that uses student data to create real-time assessments could be used to ensure that children are keeping up at school.


Tech partnership for education in Africa

22 November, 2021

A partnership has been formed between Epson and World Mobile (WM) to support education in Africa.


Updated K-2 syllabuses now digitally available

19 November, 2021

The NSW Government has digitally released new English and Maths syllabuses for younger students.


School STEM awards recognise high achievers

19 November, 2021

Four public schools have taken out top honours in the WA 2021 Governor’s School STEM Awards.


Facebook caught serving teens 'stalker ads'

17 November, 2021

According to Reset Australia, Facebook has not limited its use of surveillance advertising directed at teenagers.


Changes to COVID workers comp clause in schools

16 November, 2021

The NSW Government has proposed changes to the Workers Compensation Act 1987 relating to staff who catch COVID-19.


More STEM equipment provided for tech schools

15 November, 2021

Tech schools in Victoria will receive more government funding for equipment that will assist with STEM learning.


Free rapid antigen tests for Victorian schools

12 November, 2021

To reduce disruption caused by COVID-19, the Victorian Government is introducing free rapid antigen testing in schools.


Australian Science Olympiad team chosen

11 November, 2021

An International Junior Science Olympiad team has been selected in Australia for the first time.


Magic Glasses cartoon inspires COVID-safe schools

11 November, 2021

An educational cartoon is being developed by experts to help primary school children understand COVID-19 hygiene and social distancing.


Upskilling teachers in digital tech education

09 November, 2021

A four-year program designed to support the teaching of the subject Digital Technologies has been independently recognised.


No more Zoom orientation for kindy students

08 November, 2021

One fully vaccinated parent will now be able join their pre-schooler for kindy orientation, following further easing of COVID restrictions.


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