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    Education Today
    Education Today
    For Education Leaders
    Data safety
    Data safety
    Today’s data-security lesson: educational institutions can’t rely on the cloud Top cloud providers do protect core infrastructure and services. But it is the customer’s responsibility to secure that data.
    Leo Lynch, Director, ANZ, StorageCraft
    Hi AI
    Hi AI
    AI in education more hype than help? There was a lot of fuss over AI at the huge EdTech show in London but how much of it amounted gimmickry?
    Remote learning and engagement
    Remote learning and engagement
    Learning Remotely during Covid-19, a teacher's practical response Some educators, as a response to teaching remotely have turned to providing a multitude of worksheets as an assignment, along with a ten-minute chat on line at the beginning of the day.  Is this best practice? Do we walk into our classroom, give them a task, give a brief ten-minute overview and leave the room? We must create a learning climate which resembles, as closely as possible, our regular classrooms.
    Nicole Richards
    Be well
    Be well
    Mindfulness practice for the whole family Smiling Mind, has announced the launch of its Family Program to foster positive mental health habits among Australian families.
    Trust teachers
    Trust teachers
    What happens to our education system after all of this? What happens to our education system after COVID-19? Who knows. Teachers, for one, certainly don't. Perhaps, that's the problem with our system.
    James Prpic, Queanbeyan
    International schools virus response
    International schools virus response
    How international schools are responding to COVID Schools everywhere have faced the need for rapid change to remote learning during COVID-19. International schools in Asia have also had to deal with the added complication of operating in COVID hot zones.
    They went early
    They went early
    Macarthur school adapts quickly to home schooling during COVID-19 pandemic As early as January, the Headmaster of Macarthur Anglican School began planning for a potential lockdown period when COVID-19 began to surface. 
    Increased funding
    Increased funding
    St. George Foundation doubles amounts available Emergency payments of up to $5000 for approved charities who are experiencing immediate funding pressure as a result of COVID-19 can also be accessed now by applying through the St.George Foundation website.
    Resilience in tough times
    Resilience in tough times
    Practical and personal guidance in a time of COVID Times are tough and that means everyone has to adapt, get out of their routines and muster up some resilience. How that is done is another challenge, but there is help and strategies to be found.

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    Adventures from home
    Adventures from home
    Earth School keeps locked down students connected to nature Earth School provides free, high-quality educational content to students, parents and teachers around the world who are currently cooped up.
    Bingeable
    Bingeable
    Global film festival starts May 29 on Youtube Here is some great binge watching to be had; Robert De Niro’s Tribeca Enterprises and YouTube will run We Are One: A Global Film Festival, a 10-day digital film festival exclusively on YouTube.
    All in on data
    All in on data
    Rich data makes for better maths Data is one of edtech’s strong suits. After all, micro testing and the ability to personalise learning in real time are developments that aren’t really practicable with traditional teaching methods.
    More than LMS
    More than LMS
    Effective online teaching requires more than LMS When students are confined to home for what could become an extended period, finding ways to provide interactive contact with teachers will become paramount.
    Brendan Maree 8x8 VP of Asia Pacific
    A visionary teacher
    A visionary teacher
    Scott Sleap’s STEAM hotbed There is a troubling contradiction in NSW’s Hunter region; youth unemployment sits at about 30 per cent while jobs at advanced engineering companies go unfilled.
    Tuition free online uni
    Tuition free online uni
    Online Uni booms Tuition free, access for all University of the People has seen huge growth as online learning becomes the preferred mode during the outbreak.
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