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Cybersafe with Roar in Tasmania!

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Students and teachers in Tasmania’s state schools are finally set to reap the benefits of the award-winning cyber-safety modules, created by Tasmanian software developers, which have been licensed to more than 10,000 schools in the UK. The modules called Us Online promote digital literacy by teaching kids (years 1 – 10) about the safe, responsible use of digital technologies including… Read more »
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Parents need help too!


Most parents are lacking confidence and feel they are not well informed when it comes to cyber safety, and talking with their children about online security risks. This was the key finding of a major Australian Government surveyRead more »

Roar recommendations to Cyber-Safety Inquiry

Roar recommendations to Cyber-Safety Inquiry

Here’s a summary of our recommendations to the Australian Government’s Joint Select Committee on Cyber-Safety.  Our full submission may be downloaded below. 1.  Cyber-safety education needs to be mandated, and supported in real ways.  In order to genuinely safeguard children… Read more »

The internet is one giant job resume

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If you’re on Facebook or Twitter or any of the myriad social networks rolling out across the web, you might want to heed the The Word of US comedian and satirist Stephen Colbert.  All jokes aside, Colbert has important things… Read more »

Did You Know 4.0 [VIDEO]

Did You Know 4.0

Web 2.0, the social media, and convergence are radically changing the traditional media landscape. Read more »

Millenials will make ‘sharing’ a lifelong habit, says Pew study

Millenials will make ‘sharing’ a lifelong habit

In a survey about the future impact of the internet, a solid majority of technology experts and stakeholders said the Millennial generation will lead society into a new world of personal disclosure and information-sharing using new media.… Read more »

Next Generation Learning [VIDEO]

Next Generation Learning

On a recent visit to Australia, Stewart Smith outlined the opportunities and challenges of 'Next Generation' learning. Stewart is helping to drive next generation learning at the London Grid for Learning (LGfL). Stewart is Director of ICT Strategic Leadership at LGfL and ICT Advisor for the Borough of Brent. Read more »