Cyber Awareness and Safety Teacher Training - Vietnam High School Outreach
In recognition of digital capabilities and to enhance high school teacher’s technologies skills, the University of Adelaide successfully launched the Cyber Awareness and Safety Teacher Training with more than 60 teachers from across 15 schools in Vietnam.
This collaboration sees the University of Adelaide’s CSER Digital Technologies Education group venture internationally to support high school teachers in Vietnam through the sharing of digital technologies resources for the classroom and ongoing professional networking. We are proud to bring added value to our international partners including in the higher education and school sector.
Launched on Thursday 26 August, attendees were spread across all major cities in Vietnam including Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh and Danang. Participants completed the Cyber Awareness and Safety Teacher Training over 6 weeks and will receive a certificate of completion at an online award ceremony in October.
The following schools were involved in the Vietnam pilot program:
- Wellspring International School, Hanoi
- Hanoi- Amsterdam High School
- Delta Globe School (Doan Thi Diem), Hanoi
- Luong Van Can High School, Hanoi
- Yen Hoa High School, Hanoi
- Nguyen Sieu School of Gifted, Hanoi
- School of Science - VNU Hanoi
- Viet Duc high school, Hanoi
- Nguyen Tat Thanh High School - VNU Hanoi
- Thang Long high school, Hanoi
- Phan Dinh Phung High School, Hanoi
- The Western Australian International School System, HCM City
- LSTS Dinh Thien Ly High School, HCM City
- Ten Lo Man High school, HCM City
- Gia Dinh High School, HCM City
The University of Adelaide and CSER Digital Technologies Education group plan to increase the reach of the program in Vietnam before expanding the program pilot to new high school markets in South East Asia in 2022 and beyond.
In collaboration with researchers from the School of Computer Science, CSER has been awarded $9.5m in grant funding for the Mathematics Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and Mathematics Hub by Education Services Australia and the University of Adelaide, and for their project 'Closing the Digital Divide for Disadvantaged Students' by the Department of Education and Training.
The Computer Science Education Research centre primarily conducts research into how to scale education opportunities using technology and how to provide online education in the most effective manner.
Currently, CSER has over 40,000 Australian teachers working with CSER and their resources from all corners of the country including very remote communities, with a high participation rate from low socioeconomic status areas and schools with high indigenous involvement.