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Strategy

Wellbeing health and youth engagement framework

This framework has been co-produced with young people and other experts to present a set of values and practical questions and to prompt responses and decision making that promotes ethical practices of engagement with young people.
Discussion paper

Independent games and the remaking of the 'fringe'

This issue of CAMEo Cuts offers a new take on the enduring idea of the cultural ‘fringe’.
Report

MakeHers: engaging girls and women in technology through making, creating, and inventing

This report examines how participation in maker activities can help girls and women develop skills and provide a bridge to potential careers in computer science and engineering. It examines the nature and drivers of female involvement in the maker movement and considers how that involvement...
Report

Starting out in STEM: a study of young men and women in first year science, technology, engineering and mathematics courses

In late 2011, first year university students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) courses across Australia were invited to participate in the international Interests and Recruitment in Science (IRIS) study. IRIS investigates the influences on young people’s decisions to choose university STEM courses and...
Report

Print and digital reading in PISA 2009: comparison and contrast

PISA was administered for the fourth time in 2009. Since in each administration, one of reading, maths or science is chosen as the major domain, the 2009 survey marked the first time that a domain (in this case, reading) was revisited as the major focus...
Report

Excellence in innovation: research impacting our nation's future – assessing the benefits

These stories clearly articulate the value of taxpayers’ investment in university research and provide direct evidence that research is bringing tangible benefits to the nation which is funding it – namely via our economy and the advancement of the society in which we live. Australia...
Article

Learning fast: broadband and the future of education

Educational institutions have always had a central place in the online age. Before the advent of high-speed broadband, other communications technologies and services also played a big role in education. University researchers were among the first Australian users of what became known as the Internet...
Report

2012 Results SIIA Vision K‐20 Survey

Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) member companies are the providers of the software application, digital content, and other technology tools that are essential for education in the 21st Century. The SIIA Vision K-20 Initiative promotes the best uses of technology to ensure that all...
Report

Management of the national solar schools program department of climate change and energy efficiency

The National Solar Schools Program offers primary and secondary schools the opportunity to apply for grants of up to $50 000 to install a range of energy efficiency measures (solar hot water systems, rainwater tanks). The objectives of the NSSP are to: allow schools to:...
Report

Synthesising the outcomes of the 2008-2011 VET emerging technology trials

Since 2008, the Australian Flexible Learning Framework (Framework) has been funding trials of emerging technologies with Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). These trials have been overseen by the Framework’s E-standards for Training activity. As the Framework comes to an end, the purpose of this document is...