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Steiner Digital Technologies Curriculum announced

The Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) has recently granted recognition to the Steiner Australia Digital Technologies Curriculum. “The Australian Steiner Curriculum Framework was developed in response to the Federal Government’s proposal to create a mandatory Australian Curriculum for all schools. … Continue reading

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Parent Information Sessions November 2nd and 16th at 7pm Smartphones, BYOD, gaming and social media are an emerging challenge for schools and parents. As a community, how can we manage these resources and support our children to get creative, healthy … Continue reading

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The Australian Parent Council has created a new website and online community to support parents with digital technology. Join the community here: http://parentech.com.au/

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Try these changes to live more intentionally with your devices: So, what are we up against? The Time Well Spent website explains that advertising driven technology companies (such as Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram) are literally fighting over our attention, designing … Continue reading

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Screenagers Documentary + Q&A Panel

THE SCREENING Kingborough Council bring you this special awareness screening of Screenagers on Wednesday the 9th of August at 6:30pm at Kingborough Council Civic Centre, TAS! $10.00 AUD Admission Ticket booking here: https://fan-force.com/screenings/screenagers-kingborough-council/ Book now to help make sure the showing goes ahead – critical number must be reached before the … Continue reading

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Screen Time and Kids Report

What’s happening in our homes? A recent Australian study reports high levels of screen-based media use in our homes. What are the recommendations for the amount of time kids spend on screens? The Australian Government, as part of its Physical … Continue reading

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ThinkUknow?

ThinkUKnow is a free, evidence-based cyber safety program that provides accessible cyber safety education to parents, carers and teachers through schools and organisations across Australia. ThinkUKnow uses a network of trained law enforcement members and accredited volunteers from our program partner … Continue reading

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