Home | News (page 10)

News

New technology transforms learning

Students at Coomera Anglican College are visiting Egypt in the morning, Antarctica at lunch, and Mars in the afternoon, thanks to the opening of its newest facility, The Pod, this week. The futuristic facility was designed to “take learning out of ...

More »

Robots clash in national student competition

Robots were in abundance at Sydney Olympic Park over the weekend, as students participated in the FIRST Robotics Competition Australian Regionals. A total of 22 international teams and 52 Australian teams went head to head on Saturday, after spending six-weeks ...

More »

Parents seek more guidance from schools

Many Australian parents are out of their depth when it comes to their children’s homework, new research has revealed. Commissioned by Firefly Learning, the new survey gathered data from more than 1,000 parents and 500 school aged children, to conclude ...

More »

Victoria’s first vertical school unveiled

Construction of Victoria’s first vertical school is now complete, with 160 students now settling in for term one. Located on a compact inner urban site of just over 0.5 hectares on Ferrars St, South Melbourne, the six-level building will eventually house ...

More »

Students explore robotics in space

Coding opportunities are now out of this world, and high school students from every state will soon code robots in space for free. Young space-enthusiasts across the country will have the opportunity to control NASA robots inside the International Space ...

More »

Uniform win for Qld schoolgirls

Queensland schoolgirls will be able to wear shorts instead of skirts with the government to bring the state’s uniform policy into the modern age. Education Minister Grace Grace says she’ll change the policy to formally allow girls who attend state ...

More »

Reducing barriers for girls

Australian Mathematical Science Institute’s newest ambassador has issued a call for girl power in STEM subjects and careers. Choose Maths Careers Ambassador and Swinburne Associate Professor, Alan Duffy, was seated on a panel at the Choose Maths International Women’s Day ...

More »