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Student Playing the MIApp game

Teaching teenagers to spot the signs of Meningococcal Disease

An educational app developed by an Edith Cowan University research team has proved equally effective in teaching high school students about Meningococcal Disease (MD) as classroom-led programs.

Gold class session - exploring pulley systems

Encouraging Learning at ECU’s Children’s University April School Holiday Program

Exploring the formation of fossils, learning about careers in the gold industry as well as studying 3D face morphology and uses of Artificial Intelligence to diagnose medical conditions, created a quality learning journey during the Children’s University (CU) April School Holiday Program at ECU.

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Make, Integrate, Explore (MIE) Professional Learning

Education
STEM

ECU Pre-Service Teachers have an opportunity to practice teaching STEM activities in primary schools
Date: 4 & 5 July 2022
Time: 10.00am - 3.00pm 
Location: ECU Mount Lawley campus, Building 18.101

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JUL

Swift Playgrounds for Secondary School and Pre-Service Teachers

Education
STEM

Join Apple Professional Learning Specialists, Matt Richards and Michelle Forrest to learn about the new features of Swift Playgrounds 4 - the best and easiest way to learn to code and develop apps
Date:
14 July 2022
Time: 9.00am - 3.00pm 
Location: ECU Joondalup campus, Building 4.236 & 4.237

THU
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AUG

Providing a Challenging Curriculum for all Students

Education
Professional Learning

At this professional learning workshop, you will hear from experienced Primary Extension and Challenge (PEAC) practitioners who will share strategies
Date: 4 August 2022
Time: 3.30pm - 5.00pm 
Location: ECU Mount Lawley campus, Building 16.125

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State chooses ECU South West for new innovation hub

The WA Creative Tech Innovation Hub (WACTIH) will be the recipient of $1.2 million in funding from the McGowan Government over the next 4 years.

Multi-million-dollar grant set to change the future of WA’s Aboriginal children

ECU has identified opportunities for improvements in the way research is conducted with Noongar people and Aboriginal people on Noongar country. It comes as ECU's Kurongkurl Katitjin was recently awarded a $3 million National Health and Medical Research Centre (NHMRC) Clinical Trials and Cohort Studies 2021 grant, which aims to give Aboriginal children the best possible start to life.

The iPhone turns 15: a look at the past (and future) of one of the 21st century’s most influential devices

It's been 15 years since Apple released what’s arguably its flagship device: the iPhone. A decade and a half later, there are few products that have managed to reach a similar level of brand recognition. Announced to an eager audience in 2007, the iPhone has revolutionised how we communicate and even how we live day to day.

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