Technology

Secure identites
Secure identites
Educators must learn a lesson in identity governance COVID-19 has created high demand for online learning capabilities and digital-first solutions in the classroom and a robust identity governance strategy is crucial to balancing security and functionality in the classroom and beyond.
Terry Burgess, VP Asia Pacific SailPoint
Performance management
Performance management
APM for schools: overkill or overdue? Selected APM can make the school IT admin’s life easier, while increasing overall IT budget buy-in from the rest of the body.
Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek, SolarWinds
Everywhere
Everywhere
How educators can better navigate the complex topic of pornography and relationships A staggering 70 per cent of children aged 7–18 years old have accidentally encountered pornographic material online, often through a web search while doing their homework.
Edwina Baden-Powell, Head of Production – ClickView Australia
Screening
Screening
Dystech screens for dyslexia with machine learning Australian startup Dystech has created Dyscreen, a simple to use but tech heavy screening app for dyslexia.
Security
Security
The state of cybersecurity in Australia’s education sector Cybercriminals only grow smarter as time goes on, and it seems that no one – no individual, company, or government – is ever prepared for the latest attack. Unfortunately, Australia is no different.
Activities online
Activities online
Some constructive online activities There is a plethora of online activities available online but here are some of the better ones launched recently.
VR in education
VR in education
Sunshine Coast school’s VR teaching is among the world’s best The Mountain Creek State High School on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland's use of Immersive Virtual Reality has won the school a place in a UN showcase of 100 schools.
Advantages
Advantages
More advantages to remote learning found There is building evidence that remote learning is advantageous to low SES students and allows teachers to spend more time with students who need the attention.
Online safety
Online safety
Free online workshop teaches girls to stay safe online Brisbane-based The Tech Girls Movement Foundation is hosting a free online workshop to teach girls and their parents how to best keep safe online. 
Common
Common
How schools can ensure data remains safe in the age of digital learning and ransomware Ransomware is one of the more common types of online attack.
Rick Vanover, Senior Director of Product Strategy and Nathan Steiner, Head of Systems Engineering ANZ, Veeam
iAuditor
iAuditor
SafetyCulture app free to schools SafetyCulture helps entities to digitise and adhere to safety, cleanliness and quality protocols and its app is now available to schools to help manage virus contamination free for a full academic year. 
In demand
In demand
SEEK says science workers are in demand Science and technology workers are very much in demand and the work is well paid and interesting, Elyssia Clark, Head of Customer Insights and Strategy at SEEK talks about pathways and job types.
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