Hot Topics affecting schools, classrooms and education in Australia

Beyond early adopters: embedding AI literacy in schools

South Australia has front-footed the adoption of AI-driven tech in the classroom since the rise of ChatGPT. Two leading academics at the University of Adelaide discuss the next growth phase of AI literacy and its role in STEM education.
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Relationships, not qualifications, key to better maths outcomes

A recent report has shown the relationships educators develop with students in the classroom is more critical to engagement than the teacher’s maths qualification level. Teacher Cleo Westhorpe discusses the implications of the report’s key findings.
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Does age determine a child’s school readiness?

New data shows more parents in Australia’s most populous state are choosing to delay when their children start school. Kelsie Tibben examines the latest research around the age-old school-readiness debate.
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Dr Gary Stager on why technology is not the enemy

Founder and CEO of Constructing Modern Knowledge Dr Gary Stager flew in from the U.S. as a keynote speaker at EduTECH this year. He sat down with Education Matters to discuss where education is headed.
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