January 31, 2018
by Jillian Brown

Safer Internet Day 2018 Virtual Classroom

Tuesday 6 February  09:30AM
Wednesday 7 February 11:00AM (repeat)

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/a-better-internet-starts-with-you-safer-internet-day-tickets-40996199737

In 2018, the Safer Internet Day theme is ‘A better internet starts with you’.

The Department of Education and Training in partnership with the Office of the eSafety Commissioner is hosting an online presentation (Adobe Connect) from the Office of the eSafety Commissioner which will assist students from Years 4, 5 and 6 to:

  • Identify the benefits of belonging to an online community
  • Identify how valuing and respecting diversity online and offline contributes to the wellbeing of a community
  • Identify strategies for creating a respectful and inclusive online and offline school community
  • Understand the process of reporting serious cyberbullying .

With the help of classroom teachers, the presentation will feature polling and interactive questions.

The presentation will be a guided experience for classrooms with complementary resources aligned to the theme.

The session will run for 40 minutes.

Presented by Greg Gebhart for the Office of the eSafety Commissioner

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Schools can find our more and register at: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/a-better-internet-starts-with-you-safer-internet-day-tickets-40996199737

January 30, 2018
by Jillian Brown

Driving Learning at the Formula 1® 2018 Rolex Australian Grand Prix

STEM Design Challenges

Dates: Thursday 22 OR Friday 23 March 2018
Cost: FREE

To further enhance the linkage of STEM learning within the Driving Learning educational program, the Australian Grand Prix Corporation are introducing three STEM Design Challenges for schools to incorporate into their learning programs in the lead up to the Formula 1® 2018 Rolex Australian Grand Prix:

These Challenges, which include STEM learning experiences and assessment tools, have been designed by expert teachers, allowing schools to embed them into their existing school curriculum. They offer students practical problem-solving design challenges that culminate with a special visit to the Formula 1® 2018 Rolex Australian Grand Prix, where they can see how their solutions relate to real-life situations.

To participate, please click on the age appropriate challenge.
Schools must register online HERE to qualify for the challenge prize pack. Winning schools will be presented at the Industry and Innovation Precinct on Friday 23 March at 10.40am.

Teacher Breakfast Event

Date: Friday 23 March @ 9:30am

Australian Grand Prix Corporation, together with Department of Education and Training would like to invite all teachers to the inaugural Teacher Breakfast event held within the Industry and Innovation Precinct. This will be a valuable opportunity for teachers to network and discover how to best utilise their school excursion to encourage students to take on STEM learning. Talent from the world of motorsports will be attending to share the importance of STEM research and application in their sport.

Please RSVP to schools@grandprix.com.au.




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