Exploring Cyber Challenges in the Classroom

Exploring Cyber Challenges in the Classroom

Within the Optus Cyber Security Experience there are a range of cyber challenges found in the “Field Trips” tab of the dashboard that are ready for use in the classroom. The challenges can be completed individually or in pairs, in the classroom or for homework.

  • Requirements: Device with internet connection, individual student registration with the Optus Cyber Security program – REGISTER HERE
  • Age: Suitable for Years 8-12
  • Time: 40 mins for all challenges (can be completed as individual tasks)
  • Answers: Hints are available in the program or a Teacher’s  Answers Guide is available on the Optus Cyber Security teacher dashboard. 

Day of STEM – Out and About

Day of STEM – Out and About

In September and October the LifeJourney Education team were busy presenting at a range of education and industry events around Australia to promote the importance of STEM skills for future careers and the imperative of schools to implement curriculum reflecting the needs of our next generation.

Recent engagements for the Day of STEM program included:

  • STEM Education Conference in Perth
  • Tech in the Tropics hosted by QSITE in Cairns
  • School Library Association of Victoria Conference in Melbourne
  • Science & Technology Education Research Network (STERN) in Sydney
  • Sydney Spark Festival – STEAM Pop-Up

Please contact the our education team for your next STEM conference or professional learning event to get the latest on how STEM industry-education partnerships can support student futures.

Upcoming Teacher Webinars

Upcoming Teacher Webinars

As part of the Cyber Victoria Schools Challenge, LifeJourney is offering two upcoming webinars for teachers related to integrating cyber security concepts and skills development into the classroom. These webinars are free and are not exclusive to Victorian teachers. All teachers in Australia interested in learning how to leverage the Day of STEM platform and our cyber security programs into the classroom are encouraged to register and participate.

Cyber Teacher

Thursday November 9, 2017 | 4:00pm – 5:00pm EST
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW

Announcing the Day of STEM – Education Advisory Board

Announcing the Day of STEM – Education Advisory Board

LifeJourney is pleased to formally announce the Day of STEM – Education Advisory Board. The Education Advisory Board aims to improve and accelerate the effectiveness of the Day of STEM platform in Australia and is comprised of a cross-section of the teachers, education leaders, and facilitators of STEM programs across Australia.

Interview with Steve Morrill: What is a Cyber Teacher?

Interview with Steve Morrill: What is a Cyber Teacher?

Day of STEM recently hosted Steve Morrill, teacher at American High School, Loyola Blakefield, for a Cyber Teacher tour of Australia. We sat down with Steve to find out more about teaching cybersecurity in the classroom.

What is a Cyber Teacher?