• ACCE Education & Technology News - November 2023 Update 1

ACCE Education & Technology News - November 2023 Update 1

20 Nov 2023 7:10 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Teacher reader survey 2023: AI, wellbeing and teacher shortages

The annual Teacher magazine reader survey has concluded for another year! In today’s article, we share some themes to emerge from your responses about the issues that are important to you, and announce the winner of our $500 prize.


How technology can bridge resourcing gaps in multicultural education

With the end of the school year fast approaching, principals and heads of departments are using the lead-in to Christmas to think about next year’s curricula.


NSW Catholic school Chevalier College unveils plans for remote learning Mondays

A Catholic college in regional New South Wales has announced it will go ahead with plans for senior students to study from home one day a week, despite negative feedback from some parents.


The school where children are being asked to learn from home one day a week

Parents at a major regional Catholic college are fighting back against plans by the school to cut time in the classroom to four days a week, a move that will allow students to learn at home on Mondays with no formal teaching.


Apps snap up design thinking awards

The Game Changer Challenge grand final saw 24 school teams come up with ideas to change the world. Student journalists report on the outcome.


UNESCO’s Digital Transformation Collaborative: Mobilization for the first three pilot countries

On the sidelines of this year’s UN General Assembly and SDG Summit in September, the Global Education Coalition hosted an event to spotlight the progress of the Digital Transformation Collaborative and discuss its path forward as in-country mobilization is planned for the first three pilot countries.


7 principles for AI in education

A new framework intends to guide the edtech industry’s implementation of AI in education in a purpose-driven, transparent, and equitable manner that enables critical tools for personalized and enhanced learning experiences and improved assistive technologies.


han Academy Plans to Shake Up Writing Instruction With AI Tool

Chatbots designed specifically for K-12 education are expected to proliferate rapidly over the next few years.


Students Want to Learn More About AI. Schools Aren't Keeping Up

Students want more guidance on technology use from their schools, a survey shows.


From Chalkboards to Smartboards: How Generations Adapt to Technological Advancements in Education

The landscape of education has undergone a dramatic transformation over the years. From the chalk-dusted classrooms of the past to the digital learning environments of today, each generation has had to adapt to the technological advancements of their time. Let’s go on a journey through time, exploring how different generations have adapted to the evolving technology in education.


Join the global Hour of Code movement

From December 4–10, 2023, schools around the world will join the Hour of Code movement as part of Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek). With just one hour of coding—whether during CSEdWeek or anytime throughout the year—anyone can learn the basics of coding. And this year’s Hour of Code may be the biggest yet, thanks to a new AI-focused tutorial from Minecraft Education called Minecraft Hour of Code: Generation AI.


Free coding education coming to Kiwis thanks to Grok Academy

Online educational platform, Grok Academy, has entered into a five-year partnership with WiseTech Global, a global software company. This partnership, effective from 1st January 2024, will enable students, teachers, and homeschooling parents in New Zealand to gain free access to all of Grok's school content. Grok’s platform, which features a breadth of resources ranging from programming to web design, will now be completely open for use.


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