Hands-on learning at a distance: one school's story

01 October, 2020 by Marco Nicolazzo, VCAL Teacher | Supplied by: Peter Lalor Vocational College

How a focus on developing employability skills set one college up for remote learning.


Pandemic inspires primary school-aged inventor

29 September, 2020

In the style of a true inventor, a primary school-aged science and tech fan has developed a digital gadget he hopes will help stop the spread of COVID-19.


First round of Building Blocks projects announced

28 September, 2020

Building Blocks delivers the early childhood infrastructure — including technology — required to give students the best start to their schooling.


Students document pandemic with AR technology

24 September, 2020

A new competition will enable students to create an augmented reality experience that documents how they spent time during the COVID-19 pandemic.


E-learning pioneer receives entrepreneur award

24 September, 2020

Shane Hill, founder and creator of e-learning and educational tools including Mathletics, has received the ACT Pearcey Entrepreneur Award.


Inclusion in isolation

23 September, 2020

Victoria's ongoing COVID-19 lockdown is making inclusive education difficult, say Monash University researchers.


EdTechSA online symposium

22 September, 2020

The inaugural EdTechSA online symposium will be held next Tuesday, 29 September.


Can teacher development programs reverse COVID-19 impact?

22 September, 2020

A study from The University of Newcastle suggests that teacher professional development programs can have a measurable impact on student learning outcomes.


Guilt-free screen time for kids

21 September, 2020

The 'Ozzie' series of videos on YouTube is designed to engage and educate two- to eight-year-olds.


Students tune in to cybersafety

17 September, 2020

Child Protection Week 2020 threw a spotlight on eSafety, with more than 3500 students tuning in to a webinar conducted by the Office of the eSafety Commissioner.


STEM comp goes ahead in Tas despite COVID-19

17 September, 2020

A seven-day, state-wide science and engineering competition has just begun in Hobart.


STEM skills focus for Game Changer Challenge

16 September, 2020

Students across NSW are using design thinking skills to explore tangible solutions for a real-world problem in the 2020 Game Changer Challenge.


Screen ban leads to deeper learning

15 September, 2020

A new study has found that limiting digital media use in university discussion lessons has a positive impact on learning.


Solid library programs drive digital literacy development

14 September, 2020

COVID-19 has been a dramatic illustration of the need for digital and media literacy amongst students.


Nurturing teacher–student relationships in an online world

11 September, 2020

Strong and positive teacher–student bonds are important during the pandemic says educational psychology researcher Dr Rebecca Collie.


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