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Saint Stephen’s College applies coding to the curriculum, empowering students to achieve their full potential

Saint Stephen’s College is a co-ed Prep to Year 12 independent school on Queensland’s Gold Coast. With around 1,350 students, one of the core tenets of the school is to ensure students are empowered to achieve their full potential. Key to that, according to the director of eLearning, Matthew Jorgensen, is equipping students with the confidence to engage with, and... Read more

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Cloud streamlines teaching and learning at St Joseph’s

Matthew Gausden took up the reins as director of ICT at St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace a mere 141 years after the school first opened its doors. Since it was founded the school has focused on producing generations of young men filled with knowledge, humility and wisdom. In the 21st Century the tools available to achieve that are radically different than they were in... 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

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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

Hale School showcases benefits of fusing heritage with innovation

Hale School may be the oldest boys’ school in Western Australia, but it has a thoroughly modern outlook. Hale is a Microsoft Showcase School and a Surface School. It runs a one-to-one Surface program and has embraced digital pens both for the learning flexibility they promise and the opportunity to encourage handwriting and support traditional learning... Read more