Tagged With digital divide

In today's world, digital literacy is fundamental to educational success, however not all children have equal access to the right technologies, training and support to do well at school. Of children aged 5 to 14, only 68 per cent in disadvantaged communities have access to the internet at home, compared with 91 per cent of students from the most advantaged communities.

To help narrow this divide, a partnership between tech company SAP Australia and The Smith Family aims to support disadvantaged students to participate in an innovative digital challenge.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

In today's world, digital literacy is fundamental to educational success, however not all children have equal access to the right technologies, training and support to do well at school. Of children aged 5 to 14, only 68 per cent in disadvantaged communities have access to the internet at home, compared with 91 per cent of students from the most advantaged communities.

To help narrow this divide, a partnership between tech company SAP Australia and The Smith Family aims to support disadvantaged students to participate in an innovative digital challenge.