AADES is the peak professional organisation in Australasia representing school level distance education

AADES was formed in 1993 and currently has in excess of 1200 members in all Australian states and New Zealand
Tasmanian eSchool: How do we effectively make use of formative assessment strategies in digital environments?

Recent investigation undertaken by Tasmanian education leaders in the US working with Dylan Wiliam, Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis and the Florida Virtual School suggests that there ought be no difference in pedagogy in face to face and online environments – but that technology provides us with affordances that make transformative pedagogies – such as formative assessment – more powerful, achievable and accessible, at distance and at scale when we utilise technology well. 

Further details are in the Webinar section of this site.

Wednesday 20th June
Jun 18, 2018
Play@ASSOA is a fortnightly playgroup delivered through IDL (Interactive Distance Learning) by Alice Springs School of the Air Preschool teacher, Mrs Vicki Skoss. This program is for babies and children from birth to four years, and is broadcast from a studio at ASSOA to children in remote Central Australia.
VIC - Victorian Premier's Awards 2018
Jun 5, 2018
Distance education schools deliver outstanding results. The Distance Education Centre Victoria recently had 5 students recognised for their achievements by the Victorian Premier.
TAS - Upcoming Webinar - How do we effectively make use of formative assessment strategies in digital environments?
Jun 5, 2018
Save the date! The Tasmanian Department of Education will be hosting a free webinar on Wednesay 20 June on how to apply formative assessment strategies in digital learning environments. Details for accessing the webinar will be posted on this website closer to the date.
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