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OpenLearning launches hackathon for educators

One of Australia’s leading MOOC providers has launched Teach-a-thon – a hackathon for educators who want to run their own creative online courses. Embracing the spirit of a hackathon, an intensive, short term collaboration with software designers, OpenLearning will kick ...

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Tap the app for a relief teacher

A leading national jobsite for education has launched a new smart phone app that will allow principals to book relief teachers more easily and cost-effectively. The new app, Tap for Teacher, launched this week on teachers.on.net allows schools to contact ...

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New e-Safety commissioner to fight cyber-bullies

Former Australian Federal Police cybercrime expert Alastair MacGibbon has officially stepped into his new role as children’s e-safety commissioner. The Office of the Children’s e-Safety Commissioner was created as a result government surveys that revealed up to 1 in 5 Australian ...

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Kids spend holiday break at university

Gifted and talented school kids have taken time out of their holidays to attend university. The Holiday Enrichment Workshop Series hosted by the University of Southern Queensland in partnership with BRAINways Education, ran over two days (June 29-30), consisting of ...

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Queensland teachers get set for science week

Central Queensland University and Fitzroy Basin Association are helping teachers find science education paradise in Gladstone for Science Week. Teachers from around Queensland will converge on CQUniversity Gladstone in August, for a hands-on weekend to help them bring science to ...

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