The benefits of global connections for teenagers

Australia’s excellent reputation for high quality university education, our proximity to Asia and a favourable dollar have boosted education to become Australia’s third biggest export, behind only iron ore and coal. While these statistics relate to tertiary education, as educators our role is to prepare students to succeed in a competitive, globalised world.

The place of technology in the classroom

Technology is all around us. It has become a part of every day life. When we consider the place of technology in the classroom we must think about how we incorporate technology into learning to prepare young people for the future.

In the Future of Jobs report it is said that developments in fields such as artificial intelligence, machine-learning, robotics, nanotechnology and biotechnology will cause disruption to business models and labour markets within the next five years.