Finding Emma’s Voice – Teaching a child with selective mutism
This is a story about a young student who demonstrated resilience and courage while dealing with anxiety. Read more
STEM not just for boffins says electrical engineer
Electrical engineer Robbie Bell believes the cliché of a stereotypical ‘boffin’ can block students from visualising themselves in STEM careers.
Literacy the real barrier to STEM uptake
In Australia, like many other countries, the demand for STEM qualified graduates outstrips the number of qualified workers with only 6% of the Australian labour force holding a university-level qualification in a STEM-related subject.
Many solutions have been put forward like increasing access to university degrees, but it’s almost futile without addressing a key foundational barrier to literacy comprehension. Read more
Experts partner to unlock the power of language for learning
Literacy is essential to learning and a team of experts has joined to implement language research initiatives, share insights with the education community, and support teachers with developing students’ language and literacy development.
TeachSafe offers OHS administration service for schools
A recent study from the Monash University Accident Research Centre says that more than 1200 primary school students are being treated at hospitals each year because of accidents in the playground and during sports.
$5 million NSW Government grant to build new school technology facility in Western Sydney
Australian Christian College, Marsden Park (ACC) already has a technology focus and with an Education Infrastructure Fund (EIF) grant of $5 million to build a new three-storey technology facility on its K-12 campus will bring great tech education opportunities to Greater Western Sydney.
Leading international conference on World War II free and virtual
Hosted by The National WWII Museum in New Orleans since 2006, The International Conference on World War II brings together the best and brightest scholars, authors, historians and witnesses from around the globe to discuss the war that changed the world, from key battles to much-debated controversies.