MacICT is a collaboration between the NSW Department of Education and Macquarie University. We provide professional learning services for the K – 12 educational sector including both teacher and student workshops, courses and projects. These services address content, pedagogy and the innovative integration of existing and emerging technologies. In collaboration with academic partners, MacICT also pursues an innovative research agenda.
At MacICT we believe that learning how to use technology is not enough; the heart of 21st century learning is about becoming a proficient and independent lifelong learner.
Towards the HSC with ICT will provide teachers with the pedagogical knowledge and practical skills for using ICT strategies that are relevant to the curriculum and assessment requirements of the senior years in humanities subjects with a particular focus on English.
There is now significant choice when it comes to choosing a robotics platform for your students. Whether you’re in a Secondary, Primary or even a Pre-school setting, you will gain hands-on experience testing and evaluating the advantages and challenges of up to a dozen different solutions, including BlueBot, LEGO WeDo 2.0, Sphero, KIBO, Cubelets, Edison, LEGO EV3, VEX IQ, mBot, GoPiGo, OzoBot and Hummingbird.
The aim of this introductory course is to equip participants with skills and understanding to enable more effective teaching of aspects of the Engineering Focus of the Stage 5 Industrial Technology syllabus, but at a level that encompasses requirements of the Stage 6 Preliminary Engineering Studies course.
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Located in NSW, Macquarie ICT Innovations Centre (MacICT) is a collaboration between the NSW Department of Education and Macquarie University. The Centre provides statewide professional learning services to both government and non-government schools and communities whilst pursuing an innovative research agenda.
MacICT’s services support the meaningful and innovative integration of information and communication technologies in teaching and learning to support syllabus implementation and pedagogy. The team develops comprehensive professional learning courses delivered in a blended approach.
MacICT is also able to connect and collaborate with educational institutions and industry partners to inform the education community and provide significant research insights into the capacity of new technologies to enhance teaching and learning and the way school context shapes the use of technology.