• ACCE Education & Technology News - September 2023 Update 5

ACCE Education & Technology News - September 2023 Update 5

21 Sep 2023 10:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

​​Applications now open for Young Indigenous Women’s STEM Academy

Applications are now open for the next intake of students to join the world-first Young Indigenous Women’s STEM Academy (the Academy), which is co-managed by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency.


Students construct winning video games for national STEM challenge

The 2023 winners of the annual Australian STEM Video Game Challenge have just been announced. This year, students in years 4-12 created their own video games inspired by the theme ‘construction and destruction’. In this article, we share the winning entries.


Research news: Factors contributing to secondary students’ sleep

Many teenage students are not getting enough sleep each night. New research from the University of South Australia has analysed the sleep habits of boarding and day students to see how they differ, and which group gets higher quality sleep.


Ideas and innovation at STEM showcase

Illawarra and Shoalhaven schools took part in a STEM showcase to promote their Young ICT Explorer projects.


Dynamic Teen Coalition

Introduction: The Dynamic Teen Coalition at the IGF is an extraordinary platform that empowers passionate and determined teenagers to take part in shaping the global landscape of internet governance. Through the near selection of thirteen teens for an ultra-intersectional STEAM Teen Board in coordination with our existing multigenerational Co-chair mentorships, we create a slow to growth community with shared concerns and hopeful solutions.


UNESCO: Reassert Public Control Over Generative AI

Recently addressing the disruption ChatGPT and other tools have brought to global education, the international cooperative agency recommends new laws and regulations, training and forward-thinking public debate.


Metaverse Technologies Are Creating New Opportunities for Teachers to Inspire Students by Nick Clegg, President, Global Affairs

Digital technologies have transformed so many areas of education in recent decades. From pocket calculators to laptops, tablets, and the video conferencing tools that helped learning shift online during the pandemic, technology plays a crucial role in how people teach and learn. Metaverse technologies like Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) promise to create new ways for teachers to inspire students. In fact, they’re already being used to do just that.


ChatGPT: One in three teachers use AI to help with school work

A third of teachers now use artificial intelligence (AI) tools such as ChatGPT to help with their work, double the number who used it five months ago.


‘Technology is not something we can hide from students’: How NYC Public Schools invited AI into its classrooms

Generative AI burst onto the scene in late 2022 with the launch of ChatGPT. Almost overnight, the technology – capable of creating new content in real-time – was everywhere. But New York City Public Schools soon declared one place generative AI would not be: its classrooms.


Educators, Not Companies, Should Shape Educational AI

Educators, students, and families should shape learning-focused AI's values and capabilities, says a letter to the editor.


Google's Chromebooks Fix Could Save Schools Millions

Starting next year, Google will begin providing 10 years of automatic software updates for all Chromebooks released in 2021 and beyond, saving schools from having to toss the devices due to baked-in expiration dates.


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