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Australian principals optimistic despite the demands

It’s perhaps never been harder to be a school principal, or assistant or deputy principal. In an age of high-stakes tests, crowded curricula, increased resourcing demands and seemingly unending administrative requirements, principals across the country are feeling the pinch. In ...

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EduTECH 2019: Cyber security services for schools

Technology has become such a critical part of education that schools require expert and reliable internet service providers. Providers like Superloop can fit the bill, offering both internet infrastructure and cyber security services. Three years ago, Superloop joined forces with ...

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EduTECH 2019: Podcasting to the world

Podcasting is the fastest growing digital content market in the world, with experts believing it will produce over $1 billion in revenue by 2021.  With its perfect blend of entertainment and information, the genre holds huge potential for education and ...

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Bringing the world into the classroom

As any educator will tell you: telling your students about something is one thing, but being able to show them is another. That’s the idea behind On Safari, the latest Google Expedition created by the NSW Department of Education and ...

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 EduTECH 2019: Expert shares what young readers need

Reading instruction, perhaps more than any other teaching practice, has always been fiercely contested, with the ‘war’ between phonics and whole language instruction reaching right back to the 1800s. In recent times, however, a lot of evidence-based research has underscored ...

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EduTECH 2019: Writing tool a hit in schools

Data shows there has been a worldwide decline in writing achievement. In trying to understand and counter this, Littlescribe founder and CEO Jenny Atkinson found that children needed a more authentic purpose for their writing and a sense of ownership. ...

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