Cyber Security Posts

Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE) Joins Day of STEM

Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE) Joins Day of STEM

The Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE) has joined LifeJourney’s Day of STEM initiative as a strategic education partner. The ACCE is the national professional body for those involved in the use of information and communications technology in education.

Barker College First School To Run Optus Cyber Security Experience

Barker College First School To Run Optus Cyber Security Experience

Barker College in Sydney’s north shore is the first school to run the Optus Cyber Security Experience (click here), the latest program available on the Day of STEM platform.

The new program provides students with a unique opportunity to explore careers in cyber security through virtual mentors, take part in a simulated cyber scenario and build baseline skill and knowledge needed to begin a career in the field.

Optus Business Launches Cyber Education Program To Bridge Cyber Skills Gap

Partnership with global STEM pathways leader LifeJourney to bring cyber security education into the classrooms of secondary schools, TAFE and universities

Optus Business has launched the Optus Cyber Security Experience (click here), an online cyber education program for secondary schools, TAFE and universities enabling educators to introduce students to one of the fastest growing STEM career pathways, with the aim of addressing the critical cyber skills shortage in Australia and worldwide.

Women in STEM & Cyber Security Programs Coming!

Women in STEM & Cyber Security Programs Coming!

Two exciting new programs will be added to the Day of STEM platform in early 2017. The Women in STEM program explores the careers of six industry-leading female mentors in health-care, financial services, information technology and business consulting. The Optus Cyber Security Experience will take an inside look at the growing field of cyber security through a range of different careers and situations. Teachers, parents and schools will now have four unique Day of STEM programs from which to choose depending on preference, grade level, subject type and interests of the target students.

Governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, Launches Statewide Cyber School Challenge

Governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, Launches Statewide Cyber School Challenge

News from Day of STEM’s U.S. based counterpart, NSA Day of Cyber:

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced the launch of Virginia’s “NSA Day of Cyber” School Challenge. The challenge begins today and will run through the end of March 2017.

Participating students will take part in rigorous, real-life virtual cyber scenarios, discover the skills and tools used by NSA cyber professionals, and explore the vast number of careers in cybersecurity. Students will each receive an individualised Cyber Resume and NSA Certificate of Completion.