Surpassing on-campus safety grades: How your existing tech can do something new
The impact of COVID-19 on schools has prompted educators to reassess their on-campus safety. How can we deliver the utmost duty of care in this new world? How can we ensure community safety and do our part on campus, as we seek to reduce the spread of the virus long term? How can we broadcast information to all those on site in times of emergency? Read more
Tech can level the playing field – CEO of Kahoot!
Classes using Kahoot! experience increased attendance, student participation, engagement and motivation, using it enhances interaction between students and peers, and students and teachers.
New grad course to increase numbers of maths and science teachers
Some 38 per cent of maths teachers have not studied the speciality beyond their first year of university and therefore were not trained in the newest approaches to maths teaching. More than 15 per cent of science teachers have not studied any of the subdisciplines in science.
Chatbot to boost teen mental health at school
Chatbot ‘Ash’ was created to communicate evidence-based resources, wellbeing support, educational mental health information and adaptive coping strategies to support students.
Culturally diverse children miss out on early childhood education, so more vulnerable
Almost 1 in 4 (24 per cent) of children starting school across Australia were from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, up from 17 per cent in 2009.
$1 million to power STEM and indigenous programs
$1 million in grants from tech giant Salesforce will assist expanded STEM learning opportunities for approximately 3,600 students at 18 schools.