Emerging technologies have the power to completely transform the way education is delivered and received. New technology offers a myriad of opportunities for schools, but it also presents complex challenges.
The results of the second full quarter of Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, has again ranked the Education sector as fourth in the number of data breach notifications between 1 July and 30 September. Published by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC), the report captures statistical information based on notifications received by OAIC under the […]
Recent statistics released from the Office of the eSafety Commissioner reveal the startling fact that one in five young people have been targeted online. And now the eSafety Commissioner, Julie Inman Grant, is calling for cyberbullying to be added to the national school curriculum. Today, at the Women in Media event at the National Press Club of Australia, eSafety […]
Figures released recently reveal that 25% of young people are contacted online by someone they don’t know. The Federal Government’s Office of the eSafety Commissionerasserts that being contacted by someone they’re not familiar with is the leading negative experience young people face (25% of respondents). Being left out by others (21%), teasing and name calling (19%) […]
In the first full quarter of Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme, the Education sector ranked fourth in the number of data breach notifications. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) received 242 notifications under the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme in the period 1 April to 30 June 2018.Of those, 19 notifications were received from […]
Recent data from the Cyberbullying Research Center shows that 34% of American students have experienced cyberbullying. A leading Australian cybersecurity company is seeking to create safer places for students and staff by providing a unique solution that protects schools’ digital playgrounds. CyberHound, a cybersecurity and learning enablement provider, is addressing the need for specialist education-focused cybersecurity by […]
Schools across Australia are increasingly turning to social media and online surveillance technology to combat threats to student welfare, such as cyberbullying. The increase in the use of online monitoring tools follows a similar trend in the US, and comes as education departments continue to grapple with an online bullying epidemic in schools awash in […]
The Victorian Principals Association (VPA) represents the professional interests of principals in Victorian primary schools. Today the organisation is a network of school leaders with a focus on the wellbeing of colleagues ensuring they are connected, united and empowered. The VPA provides a range of key services and support for leaders in Victorian government primary schools. […]