Solid library programs drive digital literacy development

14 September, 2020

COVID-19 has been a dramatic illustration of the need for digital and media literacy amongst students.

Nurturing teacher–student relationships in an online world

11 September, 2020

Strong and positive teacher–student bonds are important during the pandemic says educational psychology researcher Dr Rebecca Collie.

SA rolls out cloud Education Management System

10 September, 2020 | Supplied by: Civica Asia Pacific

The South Australian Department of Education has implemented its new Education Management System (EMS) in 24 preschools around the state.

RMIT expertise shapes future of online education in Vietnam

09 September, 2020 | Supplied by: RMIT University

Vietnam's Ministry of Education and Training has partnered with RMIT to help guide the future of online education in the region.

Electronic media use linked to lower academic performance

08 September, 2020

A new study of 8- to 11-year-olds reveals an association between heavy television use and poor reading performance, and links heavy computer use with less developed numeracy skills.

La Trobe University and Didasko win at Educational Publishing Awards

07 September, 2020

La Trobe University and online partner Didasko have won at the Educational Publishing Awards Australia for the third consecutive year.

Virtual travel on offer for school students

04 September, 2020

An experimental learning tool will allow school students to virtually visit Peru and learn about the country.

Remote learning success: one school's story

03 September, 2020

When Mansfield Secondary College opted for the Google Classroom suite, it was a learning curve for everyone — and an exercise that paid off.

Keeping kids safe online more important than ever

02 September, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic, lockdowns and increased isolation are creating heightened rates of cyberbullying, child exploitation and image-based abuse.

NZ: $69m upgrade for school networks and security

01 September, 2020

A $69 million online learning package announced by the NZ Government will upgrade schools' digital networks and improve online security.

Weathering the storm: overcoming technology supply chain risk

01 September, 2020 by Rod Bassi | Supplied by: Acer Computer Australia Pty Ltd

Boosting Australia's local manufacturing and supply base will see our nation weather the storm of 2020 and put us in a good place for a return to growth.

MS Teams: new features to engage students

31 August, 2020 | Supplied by: Microsoft Pty Ltd

Microsoft has been working to improve its Teams product in response to a global need for remote learning.

Google services restored following student email 'incident'

31 August, 2020

ACT public schools recently experienced an 'email incident', with spam emails containing inappropriate material being circulated to students.

Smartphones lower exam grades, study finds

28 August, 2020

A new study has revealed that students who use their smartphones to search the internet when completing homework are more likely to perform poorly in exams.

Closing the online teaching skills gap

27 August, 2020 | Supplied by: ACS Distance Education

2020 has highlighted fundamental differences between traditional and online teaching approaches — and not everyone has kept up.

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