Tag: Education Australia

Coming Soon to iWorld – Smartivity

Pioneers of Augmented Reality activities for children and designers of the most unique, cool and world-class S.T.E.M. learning based educational D.I.Y. Toys for children between 3 to 14 years of age, Smartivity Labs is driven by the mission to make learning “smarter” for children. Smartivity designs toys, engagement activities and playful learning tools that serve … continue reading

Budget 2017: STEM education in rural Australia gains AU$30m

Posted on ZDNet | By Corinne Reichert |  May 9, 2017 AU$24 million will fund STEM and health scholarships for regional students, while AU$6 million will be used to trial digital apps to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s literacy. The Australian government has announced that it will provide AU$24 million to establish a Rural and Regional Enterprise … continue reading

The Educator Weekend Wrap: Report slams high fees, Australia lagging in STEM & new schools announced

Posted on www.educatoronline.com.au, 21 JAN 2017 This week’s top story: The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) has cautionedparents about “glossy marketing campaigns” for education focused financial products that they say misrepresent the cost of Independent school fees. The rebuke follows a survey of 12,500 parents by the Australian Scholarships Group (ASG), released on Tuesday, which found … continue reading

Australia lagging in crucial STEM component

Posted on, www.educatoronline.com.au, 19 Jan 2017 With Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education taking on greater importance as schools, governments and industries seek to prepare children for the future workforce, are we focusing on the right skills? Infosys Australia chief, Andrew Groth, told The Educator that amid the push by schools, industries and state and federal leaders … continue reading