The Digital Literacy Schools Grants opened Monday 19 September. These grants encourage and facilitate implementation of the new Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies. Grants will be awarded for project proposals that demonstrate innovative methods for driving enhanced digital literacy in schools.

Grant proposals must:

  • Focus on school based activities or programs that support school leaders and teachers to understand and implement the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies on a whole of school basis, and/or;
  • Engage students with the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies.

Examples of projects could include:

  • Partnership models where a school partners with one or more schools to exchange best practice, ideas and innovation;
  • Partnerships between a school (or schools) with industry to access professional expertise and/or equipment to implement the digital technologies curriculum;
  • Leveraging off existing facilities to establish cross curriculum ‘creation/fabrication’ spaces including 3D printers and laser cutters;
  • Supporting professional development for principals and school leaders to become ICT champions through facilitated learning and/or other training methods to transfer their learnings to other teachers.

Guidelines are available at . Further information on this initiative, including FAQS and the application pack are available at

Digital Technologies Hub is live and available for use for teachers, school leaders and parents, visit

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