May 11, 2018
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Cyber Victoria Schools Challenge Awards 2018

 

Details
Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
Federation Square, Melbourne
Wednesday, May 30, 2018,
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
This is a FREE event.
REGISTER AT: https://goo.gl/2kS2zt

Event Info
http://dayofstem.org/cyber-victoria/cyber-victoria-awards-may-30th/

Cyber Victoria Schools Challenge
http://www.dayofstem.com.au/cybervic.html

More information:
http://philipdalidakis.com.au/pdw/cyber-skills-for-every-victorian-classroom/
http://philipdalidakis.com.au/pdw/melbourne-well-on-its-way-to-being-cyber-ready/
 

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May 3, 2018
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Personal Local Global Conference

Creative Problem Solving Conference

Friday 18th May, Harvester Technical College Sunshine

Great sessions for primary and secondary teachers with a focus on applied STEM learning, design thinking and practical upskilling in new technologies, including

  • Creative Digital Solutions ro Real World Engineering Problems
  • Solving Personal, Local & Global Problems in VCE PD&T
  • Teaching Coding, Electronics & Wearable Technologies
  • Unpicking Initiative – STEM in Textiles
  • Developing Practical D&T Sessions for Primary
  • The Benefits of Lasers in Education
  • Balloon Jousting – Rapid Prototyping Robots in the Classroom
  • Introduction to 3D Printing & Tinkercad
  • Leading STEM
  • Eco-printing our way to a More Sustainable Future

Find out more

 

 

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May 3, 2018
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Script Writing for Students

Over three sessions, students will develop their skills as a sketch comedy script writer, hear from a guest script writer, and use the Sketch-O-Matic website to record their ideas.

Workshops are open to upper primary class groups and will provide students with opportunities to connect with other students from around Australia while honing their skills as the entertainment writers of the future.

Find out more: https://actf.com.au/education-calendar/event/script-writing-june

 

 

Dates

  • Friday 1 July
  • Friday 8 July
  • Friday 15 July

https://actf.com.au/education-calendar/event/script-writing-june

 

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May 1, 2018
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C3DIS Data Science Conference

C3DIS aims to build a national community of practice of scientists, researchers, and computing, data and information management specialists from publicly funded Australian research organisations.

Teacher and Student Engagement

Teacher Integrated STEM & Data Science Workshop

Date: Tuesday 29 May 2018

Time: Workshop: 09:30am – 4:30pm

STEM Data Visualisation Competition for Year 10-12 Students

Date: Wednesday 30 May 2018

Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Find out more and register

Data Intensive Science: From Astronomy to Zoology

An evening with four notable scientists exploring how science has changed: from empirical, to theoretical, to modern day computational and data exploration techniques. Each change has lead us to an increased understanding of the world around us, and has driven the development and use of revolutionary technologies.

Date: Wednesday 30 May 2018

Time: 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Find out more and register

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April 23, 2018
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Virtual Classroom – National Privacy Week

Keeping your online self-safe – virtual classroom

  • Audience: Years 3, 4 and 5
  • Friday 18 May, 9:30am
  • Tuesday 22 May, 9:30am (repeat)

Celebrating the National Privacy week, this session is a call to action for students to keep their online self-safe by creating and updating their personal approach to online safety.

The online presentation will assist students to:

  • apply digital information security practices, and
  • apply personal security protocols

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

This 40min presentation will be a guided experience for classrooms with complementary resources aligned to the theme. Other related resources are available from the website.

More from the Office of the eSafety Commissioner

Register your class now

 

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April 19, 2018
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DigiTech professional learning

Check out the range of sessions to support teachers with the Digital Technologies curriculum.

VCAA specialist teachers are delivering  face-to-face and online sessions covering different aspects and levels of the Curriculm. Sessions are being held at: Burwood, Moe, Berwick, Ballarat, Hawthorn, Preston, Shepparton, Altona, Swan Hill.  Find a session near you or register for a webinar

Digital Teaching and Learning Victoria (DLTV)

CSER: DigiTech Champions Workshop – Secondary, 25 July Scienceworks

Code Club Teacher Training Bendigo – 03 May

Digital Technologies Hub professional learning webinars – various topics


Find out more about the Digital Technologies Curriculum

 

 

 

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April 10, 2018
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Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School 7-14 July

The Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School is on again for 2018!

Following the successful 2016 and 2017 programs, four Victorian universities are again collaborating to bring you the Victorian Indigenous Engineering Winter School (VIEWS).

VIEWS is a week-long program offered by The University of Melbourne, RMIT University, Swinburne University and Monash University where students experience first-hand the work of engineers, meet Indigenous engineering professionals, discover pathways into engineering and explore four university campuses.

This is an exciting initiative that will change your students perspective on engineering and open up a world of possibilities.

Applications for this program are now open and close on Friday May 25th at 5pm.

Places in this program are strictly limited, so get in early as this is an opportunity not to be missed!

For more information on the program and a registration form for your students please visit: http://www.eng.unimelb.edu.au/engage/indigenous/views

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April 5, 2018
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Adobe Have a Voice: Making a Difference

The aim of this project is to support FISO through building a positive climate for learning, with a focus on Practice Principle 3; Student voice, agency and leadership empower students and build school pride.

The task is to work as a group of students to produce a video story or animation and selected works will be aired in the end of year showcase.

Find out more and register.

Find out more about the Adobe Creative Cloud offerings through eduSTAR

Upcoming Adobe Professional Learning

Videos

 

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March 27, 2018
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Story Camp – free holiday writing program

Do you have big dreams of writing a novel, penning a or publishing your own zine? Or do you have something to say, but you’re not quite sure how to get it out into the world?

This is your chance to learn from some of Australia’s most exciting and inspiring storytellers in a free workshop series* for 12- to 15-year-olds.

Story Camp workshops:

  • Spoken word
  • Zines
  • Fiction writing

10–12 April 2018
3–5 July 2018
2–4 October 2018

Find out more: https://www.slv.vic.gov.au/story-camp

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