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Cyber-security clients say it needs to be taught in schools

A survey from multinational cyber-security firm ESET has found that almost three-quarters of its Australian and New Zealand clients think cyber-security should be taught in schools. Cyber-security is not taught in either countries’ school curriculums. However, ESET's survey of 1300 of its customers ...

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Students compete to meet Chip the robot

Creating ideas for technology use could get students the chance to meet one of the most advanced humanoid robots in the Southern Hemisphere. Code Club Australia and property group Stockland have launched Stockland’s Robotics Challenge, which runs from September 26 ...

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THE VIRTUAL CLASSROOM #ProtectED2016

ProtectED conference update Nick Stanley, Managing Director of Tribal Group, will examine the different dimensions around security and privacy in a controlled physical classroom versus a virtual classroom. He will offer strategies around learning in an uncontrolled environment and discuss ...

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PRIVACY LAW IN SCHOOLS #ProtectED2016

Anna Johnston will provide an introduction to your legal responsibilities to protect the privacy of both your students and staff. Whether your school is public or private, leading privacy consultant and trainer Johnston, Director of Salinger Privacy, will guide you ...

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Protect-ED

With increased focus on schools' duty of care to students and parents, now is the time for schools to demonstrate that good information governance is an ongoing priority. Students and their parents must know precisely how their personal information is ...

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Open-ended apps best for tablets, teacher says

If tablet technology is going to be used in the classroom, open-ended apps should be employed, to prevent tablets from becoming “21st century shut-up sheets”, one teacher has advised. Grant Jones, a technology teacher at St Marys Public School in Sydney’s ...

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Nature Research simplifies science on new website

Nature Research, the publishing group behind the prestigious scientific journal Nature, has launched a website to make complex science accessible to the general public.  The npj Science of Learning Community website was launched in collaboration with the University of Queensland. It aims to make ...

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