Principal of Merredin College in regional WA, Lynne Herbert, talks about how the school has incorporated virtual reality into its classrooms.
A new pilot program has been launched in WA with the aim of helping students gain skills and knowledge in fields such as automation and robotics, to better equip them for future jobs.
A new WA mobile phone ban will see students at all government primary and secondary schools across the state banned from using these devices during school hours from 2020 under the state’s new ‘off and away all day’ policy.
In Western Australia, students who had to re-sit NAPLAN will have their highest score reported, regardless of whether that was achieved in the first or second test.
Applications for the Governor’s School STEM awards in Western Australia, which aim to recognise outstanding whole-of-school STEM education, are now open to primary and secondary schools across the state.
At St Jerome’s Primary School in Perth, a series of dedicated technology-inspired staff meetings are helping its teachers to incorporate the latest technologies into their classrooms, to educate the next generation of digital natives.