• ACCE Education & Technology News - June 2023 Update 1

ACCE Education & Technology News - June 2023 Update 1

11 Jun 2023 9:21 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Indigenous Technology and Kyndryl partner to increase student STEM opportunities

Indigenous-owned and operated IT company Indigenous Technology has partnered with American IT infrastructure services provider Kyndryl to increase participation and access to STEM careers for First Nations students.


Kyndryl and Indigenous Technology partner for First Nations STEM boost

Indigenous Technology has teamed up with infrastructure services provider Kyndryl to widen pathways for Australian First Nations people to access STEM opportunities.


Kyndryl, Indigenous Technology partner on First Nations career initiative Featured

IT infrastructure services provider, Kyndryl and indigenous-owned and operated IT company Indigenous Technology have announced a partnership to widen participation and increase access to STEM careers for First Nations students, creating potential pathways into IT professions.


It's time for action on educational technology and the digital rights of the child

Australia has been a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) since 1990.


Cracking the code: the alum empowering the next generation of coders

Elena Sveshnikova co-founded CODE4FUN Programming School to educate her own sons. She now employs a team of 22 professionals to teach the fundamentals of computer science to almost 2000 students from kindergarten to Year 12 in classrooms across Sydney, and hundreds more online throughout Australia and beyond.


Public school bans on AI tools like ChatGPT raise fears private school kids are gaining an unfair edge and widening a digital divide

History teacher Matt Esterman opens the "Artificial Intelligence teacher toolkit" on his laptop to show off software that could turbocharge classrooms of the future.


Public schools' ban on ChatGPT sparks concerns

ChatGPT is currently banned in many schools, but many private schools still embrace the technology. The different attitudes within the school education sector sparks concerns of a new digital divide.


Inquiry to probe generative AI use in schools, higher ed

A parliamentary inquiry will examine the risks and potential opportunities of generative artificial intelligence tools like ChatGPT in school and higher education settings, with Education minister Jason Clare convinced the technology is here to stay.


Promoting student agency through PBL in STEM

In the final article of a series about a 3-year Australian research project into Problem Based Learning in school-based STEM education, 2 of the teachers who are co-researchers in the project – Melissa Gatt and Frank Fabri – discuss student agency as a necessary condition for meaningful STEM learning.


What’s better: Online parent-teacher interviews or in-person ones?

Gone are the days of having to manage an early work knock-off or a sitter for a sibling while you meet your child’s teachers. A quick click and you’re into a Teams or Google Meet, touching base about how your child is tracking.


Schools need to retain humanity in face of AI revolution

Technology has always promised great things for education, but when it comes down to what is really important, it has never been able to deliver or replace a good teacher.


Bett Asia 2023 Malaysia Roadshow: Personalised teaching & learning for all

To improve access to quality education, the Malaysian government launched DELIMa (Digital Educational Learning Initiative Malaysia) in 2020. In just a few years it’s achieved incredible success with 86.5 per cent of teachers and 65.94 per cent of students actively using the platform.


Virtual Reality Career Modules

The Career Modules, developed by CareerLabsVR, allow students to experience over 25 different careers in a virtual reality setting without having to leave the classroom. Through guided instruction, each module allows users to engage with several tasks typically demanded by professionals in that occupation in a life-like work environment. Students are able to explore previously inaccessible experiential learning opportunities, while learning essential skills along the way. Many modules are focused on work in the skilled trades where use of equipment in real life would be difficult. Having engaged with the modules, students are directed to relevant labour market information.


ChatGPT and AI Are Reshaping Education

If students are using artificial intelligence to cheat, educators should take issue with the assignments, not AI, says this letter.


AI Isn't Going Anywhere. Ideas for How Educators Can Make It Work for Them

The inevitability of AI requires that we teach students how to use it responsibly. If we don't, we all lose.


What ChatGPT Could Mean for Tutoring

AI tools could help personalize tutoring plans, analyze coaching sessions, and potentially even take over as tutor. But is that a good idea?


How Schools Can Harness AI for Learning: Advice From the Khan Academy

The chief learning officer for the Khan Academy outlines how schools can use AI in smart, ethical ways.


The information won’t just sink in: Helping teachers provide technology-assisted data literacy instruction in social studies

Last year, Tammy Shreiner and I published an article in the British Journal of Educational Technology, “The information won’t just sink in: Helping teachers provide technology-assisted data literacy instruction in social studies.”


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