The State of Technology in Education Report 2021

First launched in 2018, the State of Technology in Education Report has collated and analysed the opinions of hundred of teachers from across Australia to identify trends in education technology. These opinions and unique insights into key topics including budgets, staff training and the future of technology, have painted a picture of the country’s education technology landscape like never before.

This special edition of the State of Technology in Education Report demonstrates how education trends are developing in Australia, and shines a light on educators’ thoughts, opinions and experiences of remote learning to paint an accurate picture of edtech usage during a period in which technology has truly come to the fore.

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Use of edtech

95% of respondents suggested that technology is an essential part of everyday life, and that this should be reflected in lessons – a 5% rise from 2019.

Strategic priorities

70% of teachers identified technology as a priority within their school’s strategy – an increase of 12% from 2019.

Remote learning

68% of respondents suggested that student internet access was a challenge when supporting remote learners, making it the most common issue.

What educators are saying

“Trying to find time to upskill and do professional development is the most difficult thing [when it comes to edtech“

– Classroom Teacher, Catholic Primary School, Queensland

“I wish that all students had equitable access to the use of technology.“

– Head of Department/Faculty, Public Secondary School, New South Wales

“In rural schools, poor bandwidth issues are the main barrier to using more online pedagogies.“

– Classroom Teacher, Public Primary School, Queensland

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