• ACCE Education & Technology News - March 2023 Update 2

ACCE Education & Technology News - March 2023 Update 2

13 Mar 2023 10:01 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

"Please give it a go, put yourself forward," WA's former chief scientist calls on girls and women to put their hands up for STEM roles

This International Women's Day, listen back as Prof Lyn Beazley AO chats with Joanna Trilling about her distinguished science career.


Remote learning changing the lives of students in war-affected countries

Ahead of the one-year anniversary of the Ukraine war, Monash Virtual School has provided fundamental educational opportunities for 70,000 young people whose education has been disrupted by conflict, including students in Ukraine.


Join a free ELLA preschool workshop

ELLA is back with an exciting line-up of in-person workshops in 2023, touring across Australia from February until May. These workshops will provide an overview and exploration of the ELLA program with the aim of guiding implementation in your preschool.


The Girls In STEM Toolkit (The GiST): Discover 15 new STEM lesson plans

Along with a fresh new look and simpler navigation, The GiST has added 15 new lesson plans for you to share in your classroom. Check them out:


School cybersecurity in 2023: What’s your incident response plan?

Australian schools are facing a growing threat from cyberattacks, with an increasing number of incidents being reported by educational institutions.


Screen panic: how much time is too much?

Smart devices are powerful tools that can assist teaching and learning. Each device on its own is a personal assistant, a massive library, media creator, communications hub, language translator and entertainment centre on our desk or right in our hands.


Podcast Special: ChatGPT and the future of learning

Why is everyone talking about ChatGPT? In today’s podcast special, we speak with several education experts to hear their thoughts on the potential impact of ChatGPT on teaching and learning – from assessment, to equity in education, and policy decisions. ChatGPT will also be joining us as a guest.


ChatGPT: Education assessment, equity and policy

There is much talk about the impact that artificial intelligence-powered chatbots like ChatGPT will have on students, teachers and traditional classroom learning. But what is ChatGPT exactly? And how will it affect the way we approach assessment, issues of equity, and policy decisions in the future? In today’s article, we speak to 3 experts to find out more.


Melbourne University academic suggests more play, less desk time could help kids learn better

Melbourne University Professor of Education Pasi Sahlberg says Australia children have about 11,000 hours of instruction under their belts by the time they are 15.


30 Women EdTech Leaders You Should Know

The Australian education sector workforce is dominated by women in all verticals with one glaring exception: the EdTech ecosystem.


Celebrating International Women's Day 2023

Secretary Georgina Harrisson talks about how the NSW Department of Education is 'Cracking the Code' and breaking down barriers.


What Do Teachers Think of ChatGPT? You Might Be Surprised

A new survey finds that many teachers have a positive view of the AI technology and they’re using it more often than their students are.


Three Steps to Prevent ChatGPT Misuse

First, it is important to understand what the artificial intelligence tool is—and what it is not.


Virtual Education Is Not Popular. But Can It Improve Teaching and Learning?

Quality virtual learning could be the solution for equity issues and teacher shortages, according to SXSW EDU panelists.


Kindergarten STEM Activities – Easy & Fun Setup

For kindergarteners to really develop their STEM skills, they will need the appropriate avenues, activities, and materials to train. It may be challenging for them to gain this curiosity when adults constantly take away everything for their safety - rightfully so in most cases.


Cracking the code to a fairer digital future for women

Despite the increasing digitalization of everyone’s daily lives, the digital gender gap has grown; globally around 63 per cent of women have access to the internet today, compared to 69 per cent of men.


Coding for Kids: How Long Does It Take to Learn Coding?

Well…it is not going to be overnight, but it's going to be a fun journey! That being said, it also does not have to take years – your kid does not have to have graduated college to code at least something!


What Is Computer Science For Kids? How to Get Kids Started Coding

It is no surprise that people of all ages are interested in how to find out more about it, especially children.


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