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Three key tech trends for education in 2024

23 January, 2024

Phil Gaut from Samsung Australia offers insights on the key trends for education in the year ahead.

Does too much screen time damage students' eyes?

19 January, 2024

Evidence shows that myopia is on the rise, with half the world predicted to be near-sighted by 2050. Could excessive screen time be to blame?

How technology could assist with inclusive learning

07 November, 2023

A year-long Australian study is looking at ways whereby neurodiverse students can have access to more inclusive learning experiences.

Transitioning from tradie to teacher

12 September, 2023

A successful pilot program that helps tradies retrain as teachers is being expanded by the Queensland Government.

How childhood burns affect academic outcomes

16 August, 2023

Young people who have been hospitalised due to burns are less likely to finish high school, a Macquarie University study has shown.

Teachers issued with computers under department contract

05 June, 2023

The Department of Education Queensland has signed a contract with Acer that will see over 12,000 Travelmate Spin P4 notebooks issued to teachers.

Delivering the curriculum in nature play spaces

04 April, 2023

Teachers are being encouraged to deliver more of the curriculum in outdoor areas.

High school phone ban consult begins

04 April, 2023

NSW public schools have begun consultation with the state government over how to implement the new mobile phone ban.

Campaign to ban mobile phones at school

15 March, 2023

A new campaign that builds awareness about the importance of mobile phone bans in high schools has been launched by the SA Government.

NSW must address 'collapsing' literacy and numeracy

31 January, 2023

Literacy and numeracy standards in NSW have experienced an "alarming deterioration", and will continue to fall unless the government acts.

School zone speed cameras switched on

23 January, 2023

Flashing school zone signs with speed cameras installed inside are being switched on across Queensland.

Cameras and intercom improve student safety

17 January, 2023

A Melbourne school has rolled out digital infrastructure, including network cameras and intercoms, to better fulfil its duty of care to students.

Tablet donations boost robotics learning in Ukraine

17 January, 2023

Notebook and tablet PCs will be donated by Acer to students in Ukraine, enhancing digital learning and robotics training.

Closing the digital divide for students

12 December, 2022

Over one million Australian children do not have access to technology at home, according to research by Finder.

Film-making students address e-waste recycling

06 December, 2022

This year's MobileMuster Student Film competition is spreading the word about the importance of recycling e-waste.

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