The New South Wales Department of Education is working to recover departmental systems after becoming a victim of a cyber-security attack, with the department saying it has worked with Cyber Security NSW to reactivate services as soon as possible.
Australian listed IT solutions provider Data#3 has partnered with Deakin University in a program designed to promote the digital technology curriculum to students and teachers.
Germany-based remote control and collaboration software provider TeamViewer has made its online collaboration software solution Blizz available for free to schools and universities forced into remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The nature and speed of cybercrime means the threat landscape changes quicker than educational institutions can keep up with delivery of cyber security training, according to one cyber education provider who says cyber security is now impacting every sector of the world’s economy and infrastructure.
The Australian Government is investing more than $600,000 in a program aimed at training high school students in digital security skills.
Technology has pipped science by a fair margin as the most important subject Australians believe children should be learning at school, according to a newly published nationwide survey.
The Uni of Canberra’ STEM Education Research Centre and Samsung Australia’s research findings demonstrates “teaching methods that can improve STEM skill development among Australians students".
The Girl Geek Academy is set to launch the next phase of its #MissMakesCode teacher training programme and coding curriculum to target girls aged five to eight.
Just in time for Computer Science Education Week in the US, from 5 to 11 December, both Microsoft and Code.org "believe the new offering will again introduce tens of millions to coding for the first time".
The magic of Minecraft has moved to the world of education, and did so in "early access" format in June, but it officially launches on 1 November.
The Victorian Government has been ordered by the Federal Court to pay back millions of dollars to teachers and principals in the state’s education system for making illegal deductions from their salaries to pay for access to laptop computers.
Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre, Questacon, has come together with Samsung Electronics to launch a technology partnership to support future inventors, technologists and entrepreneurs.
Australian IT software and services provider, Anittel and WA-based Next Learning are claiming a first of its kind approach to professional development for teachers with a newly established partnership.
Schools and parents wanting some guidance on the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) issue can turn to Acer’s new BYOD website and white paper for advice, which is the result of 8 months of intensive research.
Children are inclined to hide negative online experiences from their parents or other adults, according to a newly published report which also reveals that one in three Australian children have been harmed by cybercrime, including suffering bullying online.
Apple has ensured that one of its iMac models is now available at the magic sub-$1000 price point in the US education market, continuing Apple's appeal to the education sector albeit at the cost of less powerful specs.
For $2 per hundred words, homework outsource units in India and elsewhere are crafting custom-written homework and answers for students willing to pay up and hope they don't get caught.
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