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VR a game changer for intellectual disability

30 October, 2020

A new virtual reality (VR) program developed by the University of South Australia is poised to help children overcome learning difficulties.

Victoria appoints ambassador for STEM education

29 October, 2020

STEM has been pushed to the forefront with the appointment of the Victorian Government's Ambassador for STEM Education. 

Accelerator delivers future skills education

27 October, 2020

The Future Minds Accelerator has taken future skills courses to K-12 students and educators in regional WA.

Banning devices not the answer, study shows

16 October, 2020

New research shows students underestimate the negative impact of simultaneous electronic device use while learning.

Finding a place for AI in science education

16 October, 2020

A new review says there is potential for machine learning to revolutionise the assessment aspect of science education

Guide to creating inclusive STEM classrooms launched

13 October, 2020

A new online research-informed guide hopes to support schools and educators to positively engage students in STEM and address gender disparities.

Oi Google! Voice recognition for Aussie kids

07 October, 2020

Speech recognition systems don't effectively recognise voice patterns of younger technoloigy users. A new project from UNSW aims to rectify that issue.

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.

The STEM literacy imperative

24 August, 2020

A new report highlights discrepancies between professionals when defining and discussing STEM, risking the benefits offered by STEM integrated learning.

AI improving learning outcomes and spatial design

05 August, 2020

An artificial intelligence (AI) system has been developed by Monash University researchers to help determine the best teaching positions for educators.

New model promises user-centred edtech

10 July, 2020

As technology use in the education sector has boomed, so too has the capactity for data capture and analysis.

Teaching in 2030: barriers to tech use

08 July, 2020

Recent fast-paced change has led Microsoft to partner with The Economist Intelligence Unit to develop the Staff of 2030: Future-Ready Teaching report.

Digital transformation designed for staff and student success

06 July, 2020

Australian Catholic University (ACU) has selected Microsoft to assist with digital transformation plans designed to provide a foundation for excellence in research, service, learning and teaching.

30 years of STEM: where to now?

23 June, 2020

The convergence of EdTech and STEM pedagogy is on the cusp of delivering on long-held educational ideals.

Teaching computers to teach

01 June, 2020

Researchers at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University have demonstrated how artificial intelligence can be used to teach computers how to teach.

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