digital technology in schools

Meet our remarkable guardians of play, protecting children from screens

By Vicki Schriever

Digital technologies are a prominent and integral feature of daily living and are present in our homes, educational settings and communities. This week research from the Gonski Institute for Education at UNSW revealed parents see digital devices as necessary for their kids’ learning but worry about the distraction and activities they’re missing out on. So how

EdTech is killing us all: facing up to the environmental consequences of digital education

By Neil Selwyn

Digital technology is now a major part of education. Even the smallest schools are stuffed full of digital devices, display screens and projectors. Anything that can be digitized is stored online. Lessons are live-streamed, resources are downloadable, and school communications take place through apps and email. Behind the scenes, schools maintain their own servers, host

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.

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

Decelerated curriculum is here. It’s about engagement not more swipe and like literacies

By Leanne McRae

Capturing student attention is often framed as the driver of technological innovation in universities. However, using more screens