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.

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.

Online maths adds up

27 April, 2020

More than 50,000 parents and carers accessed the free 'ORIGO at Home' mathematics resource within two weeks of the service being launched.

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.

E-safety in a time of pandemic

27 April, 2020

Increased time online comes with increased risk, leading the Australian eSafety Commissioner to release a raft of information and tools designed to minimise exposure to harm.

Connection the key to remote learning

24 April, 2020

When educators needed to rapidly adapt to a shifting educational landscape, existing infrastructure limitations became immediately apparent. So too did the gaping chasm that is Australia's digital divide.

School stops for no virus

11 March, 2020

Schools are flocking to online education platforms as coronavirus impedes face-to-face learning.

400 SA schools now connected to high-speed internet

03 March, 2020

Four hundred SA schools are now connected to high-speed, fibre-optic internet through the state government's $80 million 'SWiFT' project.

Continued education key to filling skills gaps, RMIT reports

02 March, 2020

Lifelong learning in the workforce is going to be key to filling skills gaps, according to a new white paper from RMIT Online.

Qld govt to fund cyber safety education in schools

25 February, 2020

The Queensland Government is set to subsidise cyber safety resources for hundreds of schools across the state in a bid to reduce cyberbullying.

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