Bethany Christian School is an independent school just north of Adelaide located in Paralowie, South Australia on the Traditional Lands of the Kaurna People. It is a F-6 school, with 543 students, and of those approximately 48% are EAL/D. Steve Grant is the curriculum officer who works with the school to support implementation of the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies. Teachers at the school have chosen to focus their project on developing teachers’ Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK) and a focus on developing students’ 21st century skills. The videos below follow the school’s journey.
The school presents its first progress report, which introduces its research question and project aims.
The school’s second progress report focuses on how the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies has been implemented approximately a year into the planned course of action. Teachers discuss their highlights and some of the challenges they have faced.
The school’s third progress report continues explaining the teachers’ journey in implementing the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies. Also included is the school’s project proposal, professional learning ecosystem, timeline and teacher reflection podcast.
The school’s final progress report captures progress on the research question and the school’s implementation plan. Also included is the school’s final report outlining sustainable implementation of the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies.