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Past Projects

Digital Technologies course: 2011 - 2017
ACCE has been intimately involved throughout the process of creating a new course for the Australian Curriculum.

This has included

ACCE continues to actively support the development of a coherent and educationally sound computing curriculum for Australian students.

Female Participation in School Computing: Reversing the Trend
This report, sponsored by ACCE, Intel and Digital Careers and developed by lead author Dr Jason Zagami, was launched at the Inspiring the Next Generation of Creative, Entrepreneurial and Digital Women on 10 June 2016 at Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia, Sydney. http://www.vividsydney.com/event/ideas/inspiring-the-next-generation-of-creative-entrepreneurial-digital-women
ThinkQuest: 2008 - 2013
ACCE was the national partner for ThinkQuest competition in the Australia / New Zealand region which was sponsored by Oracle Education Foundation.  The ThinkQuest competition concluded during 2013. www.thinkquest.org
Support for Teachers of IT / Computing Studies: 2006-2007
ACCE, with funding from the SiMERR, conducted a project to provide much needed suppport to teachers of senior secondary IT / Computing Studies in rural and regional schools.
Partnerships for ICT Learning (PICTL): 2005-2006
ACCE, in consortium with ACSA and the National Centre for Science, ICT and Mathematics Education in Rural and Regional Australia (SiMERR),  conducted a project for DEST to investigate partnerships between universities, schools and school systems regarding teacher professional development and the pre-service training for new teachers.
National QTP Information Exchange: 2002-2005
ACCE, in consortium with ACSA and National Curriculum SErvices (NCS), conducted a project for DEST to provide a national information exchange in relation to the Australian Government Quality Teacher Programme.
Models of Teacher Professional Development for the use of ICT in Classroom Practice: 2001-2002
ACCE, in consortium with the Australian Curriculum Studies Association (ACSA), the University of Western Australia (UWS) and TEFA, conducted a project for the Department of Education, Science and Technology (DEST) which resulted in the report Making Better Connections. 
Teacher Learning Technology Competencies: 2000
ACCE published a special edition of its journal Australian Educational Computing in 2000 devoted to the issues of teacher competencies for the use of ICT.
NATCOM: 1997 / 1998 / 1999
A sequence of three national projects for the Australian Government. These projects assisted the peak body for each of the Austrlaian Key Learning Areas (KLAs) to investigate and implement online activities for their KLA. NATCOM2 provided advice to the Education Network Australia (EdNA).
Aussie Schoolhouse
ACCE managed a website that provided an online publishing and project environment for schools, teachers and professional associations.  Generally, it has been superceded but it was ‘cutting edge’ in its time.  www.ash.org.au

ACCE actively supports its member associations to participate in international activity. Through the affiliation with ISTE, each member association has been twinned with an equivalent organisation in the USA. 

Through its support for the state and territory groups, its advocacy on national isses and its sustained participation in a series of nationally significant projects, ACCE has developed its role as a proactive national peak body promoting all aspects of ICT in education.

ACCE coordinates a national conference every two years, the Australian Council for Computers in in Education Conference, ACCE. State and Territory computer education groups bid to hold this conference in their jurisdiction on behalf of ACCE.