The latest OECD report Trends Shaping Education 2019 cites five ‘big picture issues’ for the world. The first is a shift in global gravity with the rise of India and China; the second concerns public matters involving citizenship and democracy;
Some months ago I wrote a post for the AARE Edu Matters blog on AI. It was well received. The post has been published in a few places now. Access the post here.
Important to think about how people with expertise in STEM can be powerful examples for students who are eager to learn more about careers that are underpinned by the four disciplines. An article discussing such an example was published
A couple of teachers contacted me after I responded to a tweet for #PrimarySTEMchat – the chat is scheduled for this coming Thursday evening. The focus in the Twitter chat this week is on Success in STEM and how that
I have been thinking about scenarios as a way to teach integrated STEM in school education. The idea is not necessarily new although in the STEM + HPC research I have conducted in NSW primary schools for the past few
At the recent London Festival of Learning there was so much to absorb and think about that I am still digesting what I heard in conference sessions, what was tossed around in conversations with colleagues and in new readings I
On Tuesday at CONSTA67, the annual conference of the Australian Science Teachers Association, Chief Scientist Dr Alan Finkel raised a number of issues in a speech that warrant teasing out a bit further. I want to discuss three points: one, there was
Between a hectic time at The London Festival of Learning recently I had a moment to queue up on a Saturday – very early – to see the new Frida Kahlo exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum. I lived
New article in Issue 83 of Education Technology Solutions – see link here
New article in Education Technology Solutions co-written with one of the teacher’s in 2017 STEM research in NSW public schools. Copy of the paper is here.