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Cyber security to be taught in classrooms

The Australian Computing Academy (ACA) has announced the launch of a $1.35 million national program which will see cyber security taught to Year 7-10 students in an Australian first.

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Digital literacy for schools

ICT literacy results remain stable

Student performance nationally in information and communication technology literacy (ICT literacy) has remained stable compared to previous sample assessments in 2014, according to a report released by the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).

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Preparing students for life after school

A new emotional intelligence schools’ program aims to enhance social skills, emotional intelligence (EQ), resilience and confidence among students, and reduce growing levels of anxiety, to encourage greater success beyond the classroom.

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STEM curriculum: Encouraging engagement

Amid growing concern over the past decade about the levels of engagement with Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects by Australian students, Deakin University’s Russell Tytler explores gaps in the STEM curriculum.

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