The Australian Government Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) is using July as Innovation Month to highlight examples of innovation in the Australian Public Service (APS) that have real and measurable impacts. According to the Department, a good example is the effort to counter cyberbullying in the general population evidenced by the Office […]
This article was originally published by global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright and is reproduced with permission. “79% of Australians are active on at least one social media platform, with three out of five users connected every day. (source: Sensis Social Media Report 2017)”
There are ways social media is being used as part of the curriculum to help students learn says an Associate Professor from the University of Melbourne.
New report highlights YouTube as the best form of ‘edutainment’ in Australian schools. A QUT report suggests Australian schools should be more flexible with the use of YouTube
Experts are alarmed that children as young as 10 are regularly sending nude and semi-naked photos of themselves, with some shared widely among classmates. Dr Carr-Gregg said intimate pictures of young children were commonly uploaded to social media as well as shared via SMS. Easy access to internet porn and social media use at […]
In what could be music to the ears of many parents, teenagers who regularly play online games are more likely to get better school scores, an Australian study suggests. Research released from RMIT University has found gaming helps boost results in maths, science and reading. But researchers said scrolling through Facebook, Instagram or chat sites […]