Some educational experts uphold the notion of the digital native while others caution the implications of a blanket term.
However, as modern times plunge further into the digital expanse – there is little doubt that tech spheres continue to entrench various facets of daily life, including the way information is consumed.
From hyperlinked and online through to chatbots and scrolling sleek interfaces, what impact could this newer digital age have on learning for younger generations like Gen Alpha…what influence could this generation have on education?
Produced By: Emma Wotzke
Featured In Story: Bennett Andrews – Acting Principal, Head of Campus – Carramar at St Stephen’s School , Ashley Fell – Director of Advisory at McCrindle and social researcher, Mark Grant – CEO of the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership , and Jason Lodge – Associate Professor in Educational Psychology at the University of Queensland
First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 4 July 2023