Cyber Teacher Posts

Date Extension: Cyber Victoria Schools Challenge

Date Extension: Cyber Victoria Schools Challenge

The Cyber Victoria Schools Challenge has been extended until April 30, 2018. Go to www.dayofstem.com.au/cybervic.html

The challenge is a “Call to Action” for all Victorian schools and tertiary institutions to register students and complete the Cyber Security Experience. The Victorian Government will award the Victorian schools and tertiary institutions with the highest rate of participation.

2018 Professional Learning Feb-June 2018

2018 Professional Learning Feb-June 2018

Day of STEM is pleased to announce our topics for professional learning in 2018 (Feb-June) that will be facilitated through free webinars and face-to-face workshops for teachers. Professional learning sessions will be co-facilitated though our education partners across Australia. Stay tuned for specific locations and dates to be announced soon.

Dandenong High School starts a Cyber Club

Dandenong High School starts a Cyber Club

Using the Optus Cyber Security Experience (click here) and Australia 2020 (click here), teachers from Dandenong High School have inspired their students to  build a Cyber Club. Students recently created their own drones to fly (a first for the school).

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. 

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.