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How can we measure computing education around the world?

The Raspberry Pi Foundation hosts regular online seminars focusing on current computing education research topics, featuring presentations from researchers from around the world. The seminars showcase some of the latest work in the field of computing education research. Recently, work undertaken by CSER Researchers was presented as part of this series.

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Become a Cyber Security Champion with CSER!

We are seeking passionate educators to champion our latest Cyber Security and Awareness resources in schools. You don't need to be a cyber security expert - just passionate about raising awareness and engaging teachers and students! 

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Using AI to build automated glossaries of COVID-19 research papers

CSER Researcher, Dr Thushari Atapattu and PhD student Menasha Thilakaratne, were successfully awarded $20,000 from the South Australian Defence Innovation Partnership Program to commence research on developing an ‘automated glossary from scientific articles on COVID-19’ under the initiative on ‘AI for decision making’.

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Cyber security activities in high school

There are many interesting activities that you can use to develop cyber security and awareness knowledge and skills with high school students that align to the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies. In this post, we highlight a few of our favourites featured in our MOOC.

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New MOOCs on Teaching Cyber Security & Awareness!

We are thrilled to announce the launch of two new massively open online courses (MOOCs) for K-12 teachers on teaching Cyber Security and Awareness in schools.

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Top 10 Reasons why you should teach Cyber Security in schools today

Our use of technology across all aspects of our daily lives is increasing and this is the same for our students. Why should we worry about teaching cyber security in schools? We provide our 10 top reasons. 

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How can I teach about cyber security in the primary classroom?

Cyber security provides an increasingly important and relevant context for teaching key areas of the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies and ICT Capabilities. Here we highlight a few example ideas from our latest cyber security MOOC for K-6 Teachers. 

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ACA Cyber Security Challenges for High School Students

The Australian Computing Academy has released a number of exciting cyber security challenges free for school students.

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Upcoming Webinar - Hey Google, How do I teach AI in the classroom?

Are you curious about teaching Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning in the classroom but not sure where to start? We engage with AI every day, from using virtual assistants to help us find information quickly to playing with the latest social media filters!

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How Do You Plan an Education Research Study?

Dr Rebecca Vivian and her international K-12 Computer Science (CS) education colleagues were accepted to present a special workshop session about conducting K-12 quantitative computing education research at the 2020 SIGCSE (Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education) Conference in the US in March. The session aimed to up-skill interested researchers and educators new to research. 

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