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Creating games develops student skills
Gaming experts highlighted the benefits students gain from creating video games in a panel discussion following the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge award ceremony at PAX Aus, one of the world’s largest gaming conventions.
Exploring attitudes towards school engagement with business
Educators see business having a critical role to play as a partner to support Australian students, research shows.
A new way to assess social and emotional skills
Field trials of a new measure of social and emotional skills from the OECD have just been completed, reports Dr Sue Thomson, ahead of a Research Conference 2019 presentation.
Understanding what fosters or hinders social and emotional skill development
Trials of a new measure of social and emotional skills from the OECD suggest countries will soon have access to internationally comparable information on the wellbeing of their students, delegates to Research Conference 2019 in Melbourne will hear on Monday.
Challenging student attitudes toward risky behaviour
Katherine Dix describes the pilot of Australia’s first social norms-based drug and alcohol program for secondary school students.