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EduTECH is the region's only event that brings together leaders from across the entire life-span of learning (including K-12 school education, tertiary education and enterprise, business and government learning) with government and suppliers, to discuss high-order, strategic opportunities technology offers for improving learning outcomes.

Thursday 18 July at Unley High School.

The theme is: “Connecting People — Sharing Learning

The keynote speakers include:

  • Mark Sparvell, Executive Consultant Innovation and ICT at Principals Australia

September 30 - October 1

Finding your w@y with 1:1 computing, BYOD, Digital Technologies, ICT as a general capability.

Sunshine Coast

The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) has released the Draft Australian Curriculum: Technologies Foundation to Year 10 for public consultation until Friday 10 May 2013.

 

Chris Betcher, Christine Haynes Joint ACCE Educator of the Year

Chris Betcher

Chris is currently ICT Integrator at Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney. He has taught in the public, Catholic and Independent school sectors across all year levels and internationally, and worked in a private educational consultancy. He has consistently evangelized the use of technology for deeper, more meaningful learning.

Chris promotes technology as a tool for learning, and helps other educators more aware of the enormous potential that ICT offers and how it can help improve learning and extend the nature of education.

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The Australian Council for Computers in Education have created their official consultative response to ACARA's consultation on Digital Technologies.

We urge individuals to make use of the ACCE response when making an individual response or with another entity.

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Co-Leader of the Year 2012

Lynley McKernan has provided exceptional leadership in educational computing at a local, State and national level. Lynley is recognized within Western Australia for her outstanding leadership because of her tireless, dedicated and highly collaborative work in supporting teachers of computing and of those using information and computing technologies to facilitate learning. Her commitment is clearly evident through her long and significant contribution to and the management of Educational Computing Association of Western Australia (ECAWA) as a committee member, Conference Convenor, President and Secretary.

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Through the auspices of our Partner, Oracle, The Oracle Academy has announced plans to offer Java Fundamentals Courses in Australia starting during the latter half of 2012 and beyond.

ACARA has completed the consultation phase and has subsequently released two documents that may be of interest:

1. Draft Shape of the Australian Curriculum: Technologies Consultation Report
Consultation on the Draft Shape of the Australian Curriculum: Technologies was held between March and June 2012. ACARA received over 240 responses nationally to the online questionnaire and 42 written submissions.

Cool Tools for the Connected Classroom

Anne Mirtschin, author of Cool Tools for the Connected Classroom, (and the ACCE 2012 Educator of the Year) has been widely popular as she demonstrates both why and how tea

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