digital technology in schools

How digital technologies can change teaching practices (in a good way)

By Aspa Baroutsis

Teachers in Australian schools today are facing increasing pressures to move to more didactic, teacher-centred approaches to teaching. However, these traditional ‘top-down’ pedagogies (teaching methods), where a teacher is often at the front of the classroom ‘transmitting’ knowledge, are increasingly being supplemented by other teaching methods including approaches based on digital technologies as teachers continue

Transforming education through technology: Vision vs Reality

By Amber McLeod and Ibrahim Latheef

Government advisors emphasise the importance of digital technology’s “transformative potential” for learning; top private schools splash advertisements of