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Connected in crisis

25 May, 2020

The University of Auckland reacted quickly to ensure students remained connected while learning from home during recent lockdowns.

Asymptomatic testing in schools

25 May, 2020

Students and teachers at WA public schools are being tested for COVID-19 as part of the state-funded Detect population study focused on asymptomatic individuals.

Online learning just as effective for STEM students: study

20 May, 2020

A new study suggests that students learn just as much in online STEM college courses as they do in traditional classroom settings.

Students head back to class

19 May, 2020

NSW public school students are heading back to the classroom full-time from Monday, 25 May, bringing two months of remote learning to an end.

EdTech start-up focuses on digital skill creation

19 May, 2020

A new platform allows students to design, create and publish immersive edcuation projects while developing critical future skills.

STEM teachers out-of-field

19 May, 2020

One in eight Australian Year 10 STEM classes is taught by teachers outside their field of expertise, according to a national report.

Govt inquiry into COVID-19 impact on education

18 May, 2020

An expanded government inquiry is inviting submissions on the impact of COVID-19 on Australian education.

Screen time not killing social skills

18 May, 2020

A new US-based study has found that the latest generation rates on par with kids of the 1990s when it comes to interprersonal skills, despite screen-time fears.

RMIT Online partners with IBM on 5G and IoT courses

13 May, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

The 'IoT Strategy in the 5G Era' and '5G for Business' programs will prepare professionals for the 5G-enabled Internet of Things revolution.

Mindfulness in education

12 May, 2020

As children across the country start making their way back to the classroom, the effects of the recent upheaval will no doubt make themselves known.

Capital kids back to the classroom

11 May, 2020

ACT public school students and teachers are headed back to the classroom from Monday, 18 May.

Teaching ABCs via TV

11 May, 2020

With Victorian school students set to stay home for the remainder of Term 2, the state government's ongoing partnership with the ABC is providing fresh curriculum-aligned content in support of remote and flexible learning.

Disadvantaged students get a helping hand

11 May, 2020

Started before the current pandemic, a program designed to help disadvantaged secondary schools has been opening doors.

Lessons learned — will teaching ever be the same?

11 May, 2020

While many Australians were working out, baking and cocktail making, our nation's teachers got on with educating.

Lockdown learning — the numbers

05 May, 2020

Not surprisingly, there has been a huge uptake of online learning tools in the last two months, with teachers and IT staff forced to find new delivery methods and ensure education continued with minimal interruption.

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