Cyber Teacher Posts

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.

Professional Learning Series Sparks New Online Cyber Educators Community

Professional Learning Series Sparks New Online Cyber Educators Community

The first ever Australian Cyber Teacher Professional Learning Series has concluded with the final event at Immanuel College in Adelaide on August 4. During the two-week series, which was attended by hundreds of Australian educators, teachers learned how to start integrating cyber science concepts in the classroom. One of the major outcomes of the series is the concept to start a new Cyber Educators Community online for educators to share strategies and resources about integrating the field into learning.