The health and safety of teachers and their families must be a priority, as they try and balance the different demands at work and home. This fact sheet explores the importance of recognition, acknowledgement and support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The report sets out the Council’s methodology for analysing digital connectivity and adoption across key sectors of the economy, and priorities for its initial program of work, including supporting economic recovery from the impact of COVID-19.
This report is the result of a five-month higher education initiative to understand the response to COVID-19 and explore the future of digital learning and teaching.
School closures during the COVID-19 pandemic temporarily shifted schooling from the classroom to the home. This paper provides an insight into parents’ perspectives of this experience of home-based learning. The research shows parents have a wide range of views on how, how often, and how...
This working paper identifies OECD countries’ interests in digital innovation in education by analysing their policy papers on digital education.
Examination into the use of apps and web‐based learning tools in Victorian government primary schools
This examination involved collecting information from the Department of Education (DET) and four government primary schools to understand how digital learning tools are being used from Prep to Year 6. Schools are obliged to consider privacy when selecting digital learning tools. However, this report finds...
Following the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, most higher education institutions across the OECD decided to close their campuses. This policy brief outlines possible short-term and long-term solutions for organising student examinations online in the context of campus closures and social distancing measures.
Research evidence from before the pandemic suggests that despite a number of policy commitments and initiatives at local and national levels, there has only been limited progress in moving towards inclusive education and that children and young people with disability often fare poorly in the...
In response to identified gaps in online safety education, eSafety undertook research to support the development of a framework for online safety education in Australian schools, from K-12. This report focuses on the rapid review of evidence to assess current understandings of best practice in...
In addressing key considerations and making decisions, tertiary education providers should continue to act in the best interests of, and minimise adverse impacts to students, while maintaining the quality of learning.