Artificial Intelligence (AI) isn’t the only emerging technology on the mind of school leadership, however it certainly is the most pervasive one at the moment. While schools grapple with AI, there are other technologies that also warrant a mention. Atturra’s Senior Consultant Ian Quartermaine provides his perspective on where schools should be focusing their attention when it comes to emerging technologies.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is proving to be both a blessing and a curse for a variety of sectors, and for schools it’s no different. In this article one of Atturra’s senior consultants Geethanjali Michalik touches on the important role teachers must play in educating their students on the ethical use of AI technology.
Facing a rapidly growing population and long-term climate change, Australia’s water utilities are bracing for increased demand from both households and businesses in the years ahead. They understand that any supply restrictions or disruptions could have serious consequences.
A recent report by NDIS Review Working together to deliver the NDIS contains 26 recommendations and 139 integrated actions to make the system more sustainable.
Famous French sociologist Emile Durkheim once said, “Education is the only image and reflection of society”. In other words, the inequalities we see in broader society filter down into our education system. Education technology (or edtech) is a valuable tool our Australian education system can leverage to close that gap.
While 2023 saw the return to ‘normal service’ at many of the country’s higher education institutions – international enrolments have rebounded, and in-person learning has regained popularity – the fall-out from the Covid-19 crisis continues to be felt.
That it’s been a very tricky few years for our nation’s K-12 schools is something of an understatement. After the almost-two-year disruption that was Covid-19, teachers have been left to pick up the pieces, which has meant helping students assimilate into school routines and in most cases an in-person learning environment, catching cohorts up on learning they missed, and setting workable parameters around the use of the ICT systems and devices that have become integral to the teaching and learning experience.