EduTECH — Australasia's biggest education technology conference — went virtual in 2020
But don't worry if you didn't get the opportunity to attend the live event. You haven't missed out as you can access all NSW Department of Education sessions on-demand in the videos below!
It's not too late to boost your school’s digital foundation with high-quality professional learning in technology.
Watch expert presentations with insights for everyone:
Current or aspiring school leaders
Teachers interested in using technology in the classroom
STEM teachers after the latest tools and programs
School ICT leaders or computer coordinators
Beginners just getting started with technology
Curriculum experts keen to infuse digital into KLA's
There are sessions galore for you to explore! Simply expand each section by clicking on the '+' icons to reveal more videos.
EduTECH sessions on-demand
NSW public schools digital direction
In a post-pandemic reality, where to next for NSW public schools? Join leaders from the NSW Education team as they discuss:
How will we prepare our students for an increasingly digital future?
How are we ensuring digital equity?
How will the classroom of tomorrow change in a digital world?
NSW public schools - Voice of Schools
What does digital learning look like in NSW public schools?
What challenges and opportunities did online learning present?
Join school leaders and teachers as they discuss:
How public schools across NSW responded to online learning
What a digital-infused classroom looks like in 2021
What key skills and dispositions schools are focusing on developing in the citizens of tomorrow
The key challenges digital is presenting for every classroom
STEM with the stem.T4l team
Can you STEM without a robot?
Watch the stem.T4L team demonstrate the power of online tools and technologies that can be accessed using sites and spaces tried and tested by public schools across NSW.
3D print it! The power of tangibility and design in the classroom
Discover how 3D design and printing can make learning tangible for students and can connect to a broad range of Key Curriculum Areas from Science to Literacy.
The power of VR in the classroom
How can you introduce virtual reality (VR) into your school? Discover the true power of VR with the stem.T4L team as a creative and dynamic way to get your students to tell stories and share experiences.
Action! Explore the power of creating film in the classroom with the stem.T4L team
Watch the stem.T4L team to learn more about filming and get a step-by-step guide to the skills required to incorporate film into your teaching practice.
Robots…Toy or tool? Explore the power of robotics to inspire and equip the next generation
Watch stem.T4L robotics experts for top tips on engaging classroom activities. Discover how teaching robotics can develop critical thinking capabilities and more.
How can stem.T4L impact teaching and learning in your school?
The stem.T4L program supports the integration of high-quality STEM teaching and learning in public schools across NSW. Learn how a combination of professional learning, expert leaders and resources learning library is driving an attitude change and improving confidence in both students and teachers.
Digitise the curriculum with state curriculum teams
A staffroom state of mind
The department's 'Statewide Staffrooms' initiative connects and engages teachers across the state. Hear from Learning Design Officers Sally and Isaac from the Educational Standards team who designed and developed the communities.
Using The School Magazine's digital content as an integral part of your literacy program
Need high-quality literary material online? The School Magazine has got you covered.
The School Magazine is a repository of quality online literary material for primary school students. This presentation explores the digital features of The School Magazine and offers suggestions for maximising its potential in the classroom.
Leveraging technology in the Stage 6 recursive writing classroom
This presentation demonstrates how to use technology to support the recursive writing process in Stage 6 English. The focus is on leveraging the best pedagogical features of the writing portfolio.
Digital formative assessment in Physical Education
Discover how different apps and platforms can be used as formative assessment tools in Physical Education. Empower self and peer assessment, track growth and collect evidence of learning in order to inform future teaching and learning.
Digital with The Arts Unit
Teach, learn and lead with digital @The Arts Unit
Join passionate Arts Unit Educators to explore digital @The Arts Unit 2020. The growing digital portfolio of resources and events focuses on building creative classrooms, creative teachers and creative engagement!
Digital Environmental Education
Digital Environmental Education: Equitable access in a virtual world
The Taronga Institute of Science and Learning is now fully operational. Taronga Education uses a range of digital initiatives to ensure that all NSW students, regardless of geographic location or financial situation, can access the wealth of knowledge, expertise and species found at Taronga.
Watch this session to learn how to access the amazing resources, experiences and services accessible anytime and anywhere.
Virtual fieldwork. Next best thing to being there!
What is virtual fieldwork, and how can you use it for deep learning and assessment?
Join Chris Freeman and Pat Spiers from the NSW Environmental Education Centres (EECs) as they unpack the concepts which can empower your digital fieldwork experiences.
Technology 4 Learning across the school
App design is for appsolutely everyone!
During this session, discover the step-by-step process of designing an app prototype. Witness incredible skills that your students will develop throughout this learning experience.
The why what & how - Setting up and transforming your school with technology
Devices, screens, platforms, pedagogy... There are so many things to consider when you are looking at transforming your school through implementing technology. This session explores the why, what and how to start and continue on this journey.
Empowering your classroom with digital resources to engage, empower and reimagine
Watch Yvette and Joe from the NSW Department of Education’s Technology 4 Learning Team as they explore a smorgasbord of resources to build your confidence in using educational technology in the classroom.
DART Connections - All aboard the world of virtual excursions and online learning resources
DART Connections provides one location for teachers, parents and students to find incredible live, by request, or on-demand learning experiences and resources. Sources include museums, galleries, research institutes, scientists, writers, athletes, artists, musicians, zoos and many more.
Digital Technologies in focus
Digital Technologies - it's not just coding
Are you keen to learn the how, why and what of digital technologies in the K-6 classroom?
This session will help you unpack the potential of the NSW K-6 Digital Technologies strand in the everyday classroom that supports coding, robotics and so much more!
Introduction to circuit simulators for Stage 4 Digital Technology
Do you want to get started with simple circuits but don't have the equipment?
Get a brief overview of TinkerCAD circuits, an online digital technologies virtualiser. Discover how this free online program can be used to aid the delivery of Stage 4 Digital Technologies.
Cows, cars and code - how NSW does digital technologies
Watch this presentation for a showcase of the professional development and student-centred projects available from the NSW Department of Education TAS Curriculum team. Learn more about the digital technology context of Technology Mandatory.
Schools Learning Environments and Change
Learning Modes: The intersection of pedagogy, space and technology
Watch the NSW Department of Education’s School Learning Environments and Change team for an engaging session exploring the intersection of pedagogy, space and technology.
Catalyst Lab initiatives and programs
Catalyst Lab Innovation Program: Edumap and Uppley
Watch this presentation to learn about two new and exciting digital tools in development by the Catalyst Lab Innovation Program.
Edumap and Uppley are evidence-based models underpinned by digital tools to enable students and teachers to develop and apply critical skills in a rapidly changing world.
Navigating online tools and services
Build your schools Digital Foundation with the Digital Maturity Framework
Are you keen to develop your school’s digital capacity? Not sure where to begin?
The Digital Maturity Framework is designed to support leaders and teachers to assess their current position on the technology spectrum and then develop a plan for the future.
Saving time using the Digital Learning Selector!
See why over 100,000 teachers from around the world accessed the Digital Learning Selector in 2020.
Get a guided tour from the Learning Design and Development team of the recently updated NSW Department of Education application which is available free to all educators worldwide.
Privacy and terms of service — what and why?
What is your school vision for digital devices?
Today’s students have a vastly different digital experience to their parents and most of their teachers. They engage in technology on a daily basis to play, learn and work.
In 2020, the NSW Department of Education released a new policy to support schools managing student use of digital devices and online services. Watch this video to explore it with the team.
Accessibility through technology
Personalising learning with tech
Are you keen to empower learners in your classroom? Technology can help!
Technology has the immense power to level the playing field for students with disability and additional learning needs. Watch this session to learn about the tools and frameworks you can implement in your classroom tomorrow to open the doors to their learning.
Please note: NESA Accreditation (if relevant) was only available for the live EduTECH virtual event and does not apply to this recorded content.