Exploring the Digital Technologies Curriculum in Mildura

CSER’s Victorian based Project Officer, Celia Coffa, is visiting Mildura this week to deliver professional learning on the Digital Technologies Curriculum. The event is free and open to primary and secondary teachers in Mildura and surrounding regions. Celia will introduce the CSER online courses (MOOC’s), explore Digital Technologies curriculum content, work through some example activities and […]

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New 9 & 10 MOOC – Project-based approach to Game Development

Years 9 & 10 Digital Technologies: Explore! Digital Technologies involves learning about how we can create new technologies, as well as use them. This course will guide you through the fundamentals of the content descriptors and achievement standards in the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies for Teachers of Years 9 & 10. We take a project-based […]

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The Next Steps 7&8: Making Apps MOOC is live!

Please click here to enrol! The MOOC explains the fundamentals of digital technology and computational thinking specifically addressing the learning objectives of the Australian Digital Technologies curriculum for Teachers of Years 7 & 8. The MOOC explores the design and development of a classroom project around application development, covering a range of Digital Technologies related […]

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Young ICT Explorers Competition

The CSER Digital Technologies Education team is pleased to be working with The Smith Family to support schools in low socio economic areas to participate in the Young ICT Explorers competition. The competition encourages school students to become creators and innovators of digital technology. It is a project-based competition encouraging students to develop a project using […]

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CSER Events at Relief Teachers Conferences (WA, NSW)

On Saturday 30 October 2016, Steven Payne, WA CSER Project Officer had the pleasure of presenting at the 2016 Relief Teacher Conference in Perth. In his 90 minute session Steven spent time working in the context of the Western Australian Digital Technologies Curriculum and making connections with the CSER Digital Technologies MOOCs. Over 70 relief […]

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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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