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Keeping students safe in school

Educators have a duty of care to protect their students from foreseeable harm. Harm can come in a myriad of forms – whether that be physical or psychological – and in today’s world, it can occur virtually too. Read more

Schooling online during periods of disruption: using technology to enhance remote learning and to keep students safe

The coronavirus crisis has been a reminder to Australians at large that the healthy functioning of schools is of paramount importance to society. Schools are vital to the Australian economy, not only because they allow parents to work, but because they educate the professionals of the future. The full impact of the pandemic is yet to be realised but educators nationwide have had to adapt to teaching their curriculum online. Read more

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eSafety sets a framework for A+ online safety education

By Julie Inman Grant, eSafety Commissioner

As we celebrate the Daniel Morcombe Foundation’s Biggest Online Safety Lesson today, it is timely to reflect on the importance of online safety education and the lessons learnt from our recent time in lockdown — particularly around 21st century education. Read more

How Victoria’s Big Build is inspiring future engineers, designers and archaeologists

“Our Grade 5 students have had an amazing experience, imagining and creating their own theatre right in the middle of Melbourne. Metro Tunnel’s resources have really helped students to work together in the Minecraft environment and develop the skills they need to become city-builders one day,” says Jordan Chamerski, Woodend Primary School. Read more

Taking the temperature of ed-tech

A new survey by Promethean brings together nearly 400 educators including teachers, school leaders and IT managers to share their thoughts and opinions on the use of technology in today’s classrooms.  Read more