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Microsoft announces 2021 Minecraft challenge

23 July, 2021

The 2021 Minecraft Education Challenge, Heal Country: Side by Side has been announced by Microsoft.

Immersive tech space transforms traditional learning

22 July, 2021

Sydney's Knox Grammar School has recently installed a shared immersive learning space on its campus, making use of the latest technologies.

Aussie whiz kids picked to compete at World Science Games

28 June, 2021

Students from across the country will represent Australia in biology, chemistry, Earth science and physics.

Australia represented in maths and informatics Olympiad

22 June, 2021

Talent and hard work have paid off for 10 students with a place in the Australian international maths and informatics Olympiad teams.

Create a video to celebrate Education Week

27 May, 2021

NSW schools are invited to create a mini documentary to celebrate this year's Education Week event, with the chance to win filmmaking gear.

New game development degree to be offered in 2023

18 May, 2021

A new Bachelor of Game Development degree will be offered in Sydney and Canberra early 2023, with Melbourne and Adelaide to follow.

Revamped digibook makes maths fun

13 May, 2021

The Mixed-Up Maths digibook from ABC Education puts the fun into numbers for students from foundation to Year Six.

STEM in the spotlight at Amaroo School

10 May, 2021

Canberra's Amaroo School celebrated all things science, technology, engineering and mathematics at its annual STEM education night.

Don't miss Microsoft AI challenge deadline

07 May, 2021

Microsoft has extended the Imagine Cup to younger students this year, launching the Imagine Cup Junior Artificial Intellience for Good Challenge 2021.

Shakespeare Meme Comp returns

28 April, 2021

The Shakespeare Meme Competition has returned for 2021, with kids across Australia invited to submit entries.

The do your :bit challenge is on!

17 March, 2021

Entrants are challenged to let their imagination go wild and to combine creativity and technology to come up with solutions for the UN's Global Goals.

Big Science Competition free to schools Australia-wide

16 March, 2021

One of Australia's biggest national science competitions is being offered to schools and students across Australia free of charge for the first time.

Technology has shifted storytelling

12 February, 2021

55,000-word novels are now competing with 280-character tweets. If technology has changed the way audiences connect with stories, what does this mean about the communication skills.

New program pushes digital creation over consumption

04 February, 2021

Victorian schools are getting a creative boost this year, thanks to a new arrangement designed to support local jobs in the wake of a difficult year.

Study shows reading code uses non-language cognitive skills

18 January, 2021

A new study highlights the cognitive and neural systems required to undertake computer programming tasks.

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