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ACCE is pleased to announce the 2015 Educator of the Year and Leader of the Year winners.

The Australian Council for Computers in Education and the organising committee for ACCE Conference 2016 invite proposals for papers and presentations. Authors are encouraged to address the conference theme—If—by imagining how things might be different. Refereed and non-refereed contributions are invited. More details can be found here.

The Australian Curriculum: endorsed and improved

On Sept 18, 2015 the Education Council endorsed Australian Curriculum in eight learning areas.

The Australian Curriculum that was endorsed includes:

  • The revised Foundation – Year 10 Australian Curriculum: English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, The Arts, Technologies and Health and Physical Education.
THE HON BILL SHORTEN MP; LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION; MEMBER FOR MARIBYRNONG
May 15, 2015
JOBS FOR THE NEW ECONOMY: INVESTING IN STEM
 
Technology is changing our economy.
 
For Australia to win the future, we have to be a high-skill nation.
 
STEM disciplines – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics – will be central to the jobs of the future, and people with these skills will be well positioned to succeed in the future.

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Peak education body concerned with Curriculum Review
For immediate release

Australian Council for Computers in Education has deep concerns with inconsistent support for school computing in the governments response to the Review of the Australian Curriculum.

The Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE) is the national professional education body for the teaching of computing in Australian schools. It comprises representatives from all state and territory associations and the Australian Computer Society (ACS).

ACEC2014: Day by Day

Pre-Conference Day
This is the day to connect with keynotes and other experienced presenters at the pre-conference masterclasses. There is also the option of taking one of two fully catered tours around some SA schools to see how IT is being used in their classrooms. After all that learning and networking, it will be time to open ACEC2014: Now IT’s Personal with the Welcome Reception at the Adelaide Convention Centre.

Digital Technologies Introduction

ACARA video on Digital Technologies.  Introduction to the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies. Members of the Digital Technologies Advisory Group discuss the features of the curriculum.

The Director, Cyber Safety Policy and Programs
Department of Communications
GPO Box 2154
Canberra, ACT, 2601

onlinesafety@communications.gov.au

4th March 2014 

Submission in response to the public consultation for “Enhancing Online Safety for Children” 


Tony Brandenburg,
President of the Australian Council for Computers in Education.
president@acce.edu.au 

Prepared on behalf of ACCE by
Dr Michael Henderson, Faculty of Education, Monash University
Associate Professor Melissa de Zwart, Adelaide Law School, Adelaide University

It is not long now until Early Bird Registrations for ACEC2014 close. http://acec2014.acce.edu.au/

To take full advantage of these rates you will need to make sure you have purchased your tickets before Tuesday April 1 2014.

When you book your tickets for the conference, you can also book your place at a range of other exciting 2014 events including:

 Make sure you reserve your place now to take full advantage of Early Bird Registration rates before they close.

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This is a weekly series of 30 minute live education broadcasts from Australia hosted by Amanda Rablin (Queensland) and Roland Gesthuizen (Victoria).

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