A program to promote STEM education for children took out the Canon Oceania 2019 Canon Grants Program this year.
Parents of kids in a bad way mentally have a new resource that they can access, SchoolTV the digital well-being platform.
Registration numbers at the National Education Summit were up 10% on last year, with strong attendance across The Education Show and break out events.
We need a lot of teachers but many of the best stay a short while in the profession and change jobs, it’s a global problem and one that resists any single solution.
Mental health is under the spotlight in September with three awareness days this month: Child Protection Week (Sept 1-7); World Suicide Prevention Day (Sept 10) and RU OK Day (Sept 12) focusing discussions around mental health. Read More
Immigrant parents want the best for their children like everyone else but cultural and aspirational factors can lead them to push their kids too hard and often in directions that they can’t cope with. Read More
The Government is offering grants of up to $20,000 for schools and organisations to give kids science opportunities in Australia and abroad.
The Tech Girls Movement Foundation (TGMF) will have a smart new portal for the Search for the Next Tech Girl Superhero Competition.
Sphero Mini Soccer a robotic ball and accessories that makes learning to code feel more like fun than work, it includes a mini app-enabled robotic ball plus eight cones to inspire creative challenges. Read More
Rebecca McDonald is Founder and CEO of Library For All, a scalable and cost-effective cloud-based free digital library application that delivers a curated collection of books and educational resources to schools in the developing world. Read More
The dark side of leadership in our primary and high schools has been exposed, with mental and physical harm wreaked by bad leaders being revealed as widespread and commonplace. Read More
It’s nearly exam time and the kids are stressed, something can be done though, and it starts with encouraging them to ask for help and getting some strategies in place, though currently most don’t do either. Read More