The Brainary, distributors of NAO robots, is offering to help schools to apply for a Digital Literacy Schools Grant. NAO is an ideal platform for engaging students in STEM concepts and the Arts and social sciences in differentiated lessons.
Grants of between $10,000 and $50,000 are available for schools and other organisations to encourage and facilitate implementation of the new Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies. Grants will be awarded for project proposals that demonstrate innovative methods for driving enhanced digital literacy in schools. Grants of amounts greater than $50,000 may also be made where a project has demonstrated capacity to reach regional, national or sectoral scalabilities such as projects involving clusters of schools and/or peak bodies/professional associations.
Grant proposals must focus on school−based activities or programs that support school leaders and teachers to understand and implement the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies on a whole of school basis, and/or Engage students with the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies.
Round One Projects
The selection process for the first round of Digital Literacy School Grants has been finalised. There are 54 successful projects from across Australia.
Application process for Round Two
The second round is now open and will close at midday on 11 August. Applicants can only apply by completing the online Application Form and late applications will not be assessed.
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