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Starter smartphone prioritises cybersafety

15 January, 2021

A new smartphone designed for first-time users puts online safety at the forefront.


Funding earmarked for Victorian schools

12 January, 2021

The Victorian Government has announced a new round of its $402 million contribution to fund upgrades for the non-government school sector.


Moving forward with technology in 2021

11 December, 2020

This whitepaper covers key learnings of the pandemic and discusses how schools can better prepare their tech resources for 2021 and beyond.


Robots helping sick kids 'teleport' to the classroom

26 November, 2020

Remote learning — and social isolation — is an ongoing reality for thousands of sick children around the country.


School messaging platform developer focuses on wearables

23 November, 2020

School messaging pioneer MGM Wireless has changed its name to Spacetalk and is ramping up wearables production.


Building STEM from STARS

23 November, 2020

Children in remote and regional schools will soon be visited by astronomers bearing gifts in a quest to kindle interest in the cosmos.


Tackling screen time concerns

12 November, 2020

Concerned about their own children's habits, two entrepreneurial dads have developed a new product that helps parents manage kids' screen time.


Sony launches AI-based solution for education

02 November, 2020

Sony Australia has launched what it says is a unique remote learning solution, catering to schools and universities in times of COVID-19 restrictions.


Beyond supply: The evolving role of technology vendors in education

08 October, 2020

In a technology-forward world, collaboration is key, especially in the education sector where fast-paced technological change has posed an ongoing challenge.


Pandemic inspires primary school-aged inventor

29 September, 2020

In the style of a true inventor, a primary school-aged science and tech fan has developed a digital gadget he hopes will help stop the spread of COVID-19.


First round of Building Blocks projects announced

28 September, 2020

Building Blocks delivers the early childhood infrastructure — including technology — required to give students the best start to their schooling.


Screen ban leads to deeper learning

15 September, 2020

A new study has found that limiting digital media use in university discussion lessons has a positive impact on learning.


Interactive panels provide immersive learning experience

30 July, 2020

The Victorian College for the Deaf is a modern teaching establishment that utilises technology to provide a safe and engaging learning environment.


Inkifingus antimicrobial film for coronavirus protection

10 July, 2020

Inkifingus' antimicrobial film has recently passed certification that proves its efficiency in combating the viral load of coronaviruses.


What a seamless IT transition looks like

30 June, 2020

This school's IT transition during pandemic lockdown was seamless... IT manager Roland Munyard explains why.


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