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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

National approach to resumption of schooling

05 May, 2020

While state governments differ in the preferred approach for a return to schools, the Australian Government Department of Health has issued guidelines for teachers, students and parents to reduce potential risk of COVID-19 transmission.

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.

Secure virtual classroom access on offer

04 May, 2020 | Supplied by: TATA Consultancy Services Limited

While many Australian educational institutions are recommencing in-class teaching, the staggered return of students in many states means remote learning is still a sizeable component of education delivery.

P-TECH offers pathway to STEM success

30 April, 2020

A $5.1 million investment to deliver pathways into STEM qualifications in Australian schools is reaping results.

3D printing for STEAM

29 April, 2020

Enterprise workflow solutions provider Y Soft Corporation has announced an education bundle designed to save schools money.

Attendance data shows students logging on and learning

27 April, 2020

Data from school technology platform Compass has shown a signficiant uptick in both user numbers and the amount of data processed as Australian students moved to an online world.

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