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Video Conferencing - Clickfest 2012

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 09 Nov 2012

Dinosaur Day on Monday 5 November 2012 was a great way to start the Clickfest video conferencing month.

Winny sniffing for food

Catherine Beehag © Australian Museum

Thousands of students dialled into a series of video conferences from across NSW. Dinosaur day had events from:

  • Australian Museum
  • Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum
  • Australian Ages of Dinosaurs
  • Taronga Zoo, Sydney
  • Literature Live

The Australian Museum launched Dinosaur Day with Winny our Muttabuttasaurus and. We had 20 school link up to celebrate and learn about dinosaurs.

Clickfest is an exciting initiative from education organisations across New South Wales. It highlights the diversity and scope of video conferences available to schools across Australia.

Now in its second year, over 20 organisations are delivering free or reduced cost events to schools. These sessions are being hosted by the Distance and Rural Technologies (DART).