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Limiting mobile phone use in classrooms

07 September, 2022

An announcement by the NSW Opposition to restrict the use of mobile phones in high school classrooms has been welcomed by the Centre for Digital Wellbing.

Safety app launched for young children

29 August, 2022

A safety app designed for young children aged four to six has been launched by the KIDS Foundation and Itty Bitty Apps.

Snapplify expands into Australian education market

22 August, 2022

Global edtech company Snapplify will launch free e-library technology, educational resources and time-saving teaching tools in Australia.

Learning company fined over child employment breaches

19 August, 2022

A guilty plea to charges of breaking child employment laws has been entered by a digital learning company that creates popular educational apps for children.

The ongoing costs of lost education

14 June, 2022

According to the World Economic Forum, COVID-19 has disrupted the learning process of more than 1.7 billion children worldwide.

Schools to teach the dangers of vaping

14 June, 2022

A new digital campaign aimed at discouraging school-aged children from vaping is being rolled out in WA schools.

What level of digital exposure is 'just right'?

08 June, 2022

A study of 6000 teenagers has suggested that the 'Goldilocks' hypothesis for digital exposure applies to young people.

Career portal developed for high schoolers

27 May, 2022

A new 'career taster' portal has been launched for Year 9 students in Western Australia.

STEM "girl power" in schools

23 May, 2022

Some of Queensland's brightest young female students will participate in the 2022 STEM Girl Power Camp in Brisbane.

Linking STEM students to a resources sector career

06 April, 2022

BHP and Thiess have teamed up with AMMA’s Bright Future STEM program to encourage students to pursue a career in resources.

Digital wellbeing tool shows students struggling

30 March, 2022

Nearly one in two children need additional support from schools, a new study suggests.

Edtech market tipped to reach $207.3bn by 2026

23 March, 2022

A report by ResearchAndMarkets.com suggests that global education technology (edtech) and the smart classrooms market will reach US$207.3 billion by 2026.

Edtech products unified to support educators

16 March, 2022

A suite of education technology products and services has been brought together with the launch of Mastedly.

Excessive screen time for kids with siblings

18 February, 2022

New research has suggested that parents of multiple children struggle to adhere to screen time guidelines.

AI educational app gets kids moving

08 February, 2022

A newly launched app uses artificial intelligence and educational games to get kids exercising.

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