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Students favouring apps over textbooks

23 September, 2021

An Australian STEM education web app is providing interactive learning to year 11 and 12 students.

Digital tools to reduce admin for teachers

21 September, 2021

The NSW Government has released a plan designed to reduce duplicative, repetitive and low-value administration tasks for teachers.

School kids use app to protect wildlife

21 September, 2021

School students from Kangaroo Island are using an app to help protect bushfire-impacted birds.

Schoolzine, Enquiry Tracker form partnership

16 September, 2021

Provider of K-12 CRM technology, Enquiry Tracker, has formed a strategic partnership with Schoolzine, a parent engagement platform.

More regulation for big tech using children's data

16 September, 2021

There are calls for greater regulation over how big tech companies such as Facebook and Instagram use the data of children.

Smartwatch keeps kids connected

07 September, 2021

Virgin Mobile has announced the addition of Spacetalk Adventurer to its portfolio, with the smartwatch designed for children aged 5–12.

Female teachers sexually harassed on virtual platforms

06 September, 2021

A new study by Monash University has found that in elite private boys' schools, sexual harassment goes beyond the school grounds.

Education redefined for international students

03 September, 2021

Navitas is using Adobe Experience Cloud to redefine education in the face of challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Virtual power plant launched at WA school

31 August, 2021

The WA Government has expanded its Schools Virtual Power Plant (VPP) pilot program, with Kalgoorlie-Boulder High School launching its first VPP.

School develops VR tour for prospective students

13 August, 2021

A Sydney high school has found an innovative way to attract new student enrolments.

Have your say on the K-2 syllabus

09 August, 2021

Changes to the English and Mathematics syllabuses for K-2 students have been released, with the public invited to have their say.

Report: Digital addiction is real

29 June, 2021

New research has found that social media and smartphone usage rank higher than smoking and boozing as bad habits that need to be addressed.

Learnosity acquires Questionmark

16 June, 2021

Learnosity has acquired Questionmark, an end-to-end assessments, proctoring, badging and reporting solutions provider.

Tech in the classroom: share your stories

15 June, 2021

Google for Education is keen to hear stories about the use of Google tech in the classroom.

Excess tech use may lower educational performance

15 June, 2021

A new study suggests that excessive technology use for entertainment may have a longer-term adverse effect on the educational development of children.

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