Monthly Archives: October 2016
A/Professor Katrina Falkner – John Hughes Distinguished Service Award
CSER’s very own Associate Professor Katrina Falkner has just been announced as the joint winner of the 2017 John Hughes Distinguished Service Award. Awarded by CORE, the Computing Research and Education Association of Australasia, it recognises outstanding service in the IT community. In particular, Katrina was recognised for her outstanding leadership in Computer Science education. […]
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CSER Digital Technologies Tour across Tasmania
Associate Professor Katrina Falkner and Dr Nick Falkner, together with Peter Lelong, CSER’s Tasmanian Project Officer, have been enjoying the opportunity to work with educators around Tasmania this week. The team have been working with over 180 educators in Hobart, Launceston, Burnie and Queenstown. Events have focussed on supporting schools with implementation of the Australian Curriculum: Digital […]
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Digital Literacy School Grants
The Australian Government’s Digital Literacy School Grants (DLSG) are open for the first round of applications. Schools can apply for grants of between $10,000 – $50,000 to support the implementation of the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies. We have heard from many schools who are putting a lot of thought into how they could use the grant money […]
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The Hour of Code is Coming!
Over the last three years the Hour of Code has reached more than 100 million students in over 180 countries. Last year, this was the largest learning event in history, with record participation from girls and underrepresented minorities. We’ve been thrilled each year to see our CSER MOOCs community and teachers around Australia sign-up to run […]
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CSER Workshop – WA
Last Monday Steven Payne ran a CSER workshop for Teachmeet WA at Edith Cowan University in Joondalup, WA. Seventeen dedicated teachers (and a baby) gave up a morning of their school holidays to explore the CSER MOOCs and participate in some digital technologies activities. Steven began the session with a card trick and teachers tried […]
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