Year: 2018


A practical guide to online safety for your kids this festive season

No doubt there will be at least one device or computer game on your child’s wish list this festive season. So, we’ve put together this simple video guide to online safety for your kids across five simple tactics – Trust, Talk, Teach, Time and Team. 1. The best overall start. Set-up a Microsoft family group With a family group of accounts from Microsoft, you... Read more


Indigenous knowledge and digital skills equip students for sustained success

Education is the best foundation for future success, and in the 21st century success will require digital skills, experience in STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths), and an ability to collaborate and to create. But in the race to innovate and transform, it’s critical also to protect and preserve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language, culture and... Read more


University of Canberra transforms data foundations and brings in the bots

Universities can be challenging to navigate for young undergraduates – and tricky even for more seasoned students and employees. The faculty structure, the array of courses, multiple campuses, and occasionally bewildering processes may initially raise more questions than answers. The University of Canberra (UC) is on a mission to strip out the complexity and streamline... Read more

Canterbury College pioneers digital pedagogies, leverages drones and HoloLens

James Jenkins poses an important question for teachers: “If digital technology can make your lesson either more engaging more effective or more efficient why wouldn’t you include it?” Jenkins is a science teacher at Queensland’s Canterbury College, and also head of the school’s digital pedagogy initiative that has him supporting teachers as they implement digital... Read more


Tech Schools reveal how fresh thinking and new technologies transform learning and boost student opportunity

The world that awaits today’s generation of school children will be quite different to the one we know now; it will be mobile, technology enriched, increasingly automated, AI-infused and very, very fast. It means that the skills and capabilities that young people will need to succeed when they leave school are also changing. Earlier this year the David Gonski-led... Read more

Great Southern Grammar harnesses technology, blurs country-city borders

The 750 students at Great Southern Grammar have an array of unique opportunities; they can study agriculture on the school’s 40-acre farm, or learn about marine science, they can Scuba dive or ride a horse – as well as access the full complement of traditional curriculum options. The K-12 school which has around 135 boarders, prides itself on being “a country school... Read more