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Learning Space Design: Gallery of Australian Schools

The financial cost of designing new learning spaces means that it is crucial for schools to get it right the first time around. A tested and optimised process for planning, implementing and measuring the outcomes of new learning spaces is crucial, not only to justify the cost, but to ensure that schools remain agile to … Continue reading Learning Space Design: Gallery of Australian Schools

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Enhancing Public Sector Customer Service - Download the ebook!

Growth in digital innovations has created a range of opportunities for enhanced customer service delivery. However, government agencies continue to grapple with effectively managing customer service channels while continuing to gather and analyse meaningful customer data. In addition, as the front facing component of the public sector evolves, it is important to bring internal stakeholders … Continue reading Enhancing Public Sector Customer Service – Download the ebook!

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Claremont College: Differentiation in a Co-Teaching Model

Claremont College is a thriving co-educational primary school, renowned across Sydney as a school that achieves excellence in all aspects of its operation. Claremont College is an inclusive school where students with a wide range of abilities and special needs are catered for through a fully integrated approach to learning within a co-teaching model. Claremont … Continue reading Claremont College: Differentiation in a Co-Teaching Model

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Data.gov.au to become a 'world-leading example of public open data'

The data.gov.au platform is set to become a “world-leading example of public open data infrastructure” under new plans by the Data Infrastructure Engagement (DIGE) team and Data61 (CSIRO’s digital research network). Data61 was tasked with employing “data analytics to connect disparate government datasets and publicly release them on open data platforms” as part of the … Continue reading Data.gov.au to become a ‘world-leading example of public open data’

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Linking space & pedagogy to 21st century skills & demands

“For too long, schools have been places young people go to watch their teachers work.” Teachers make generations of difference – impacting the children we teach today, their children and their children. Having a great education creates great opportunity, and opportunities for future generations. The environment where that learning takes place is vital. If our … Continue reading Linking space & pedagogy to 21st century skills & demands

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Aug 18

Follow some of the best Content Marketing Strategies

Author:Ash Natesh

Almost three years ago, the Australian government approved of Content Marketing with a focus in mind to make information more accessible and relevant; and make the government sector more participatory and transparent. Below are two examples of great PR and marketing campaigns that are well thought out socially and formulated for success: The Human Brochure … Continue reading Follow some of the best Content Marketing Strategies

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Aug 18

Timber Bridge Maintenance – Part of the Solution Not The Problem!

There is a widespread perception that timber bridges have a shorter service life than thoseconstructed of other material. However, with a thorough understanding of the properties of timber and the proper techniques in the design, inspection and maintenance; timber bridges are capable of hundreds years of service at an effective cost. This is proven by … Continue reading Timber Bridge Maintenance – Part of the Solution Not The Problem!

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Aug 18

Criterion is getting ready for a night of trivia fun!

It’s that time of year, when the Criterion family come together for our next CGC event; a night of trivia fun! This year, Criterion’s Corporate Giving Committee (CGC) are hosting a Christmas in July Trivia night and Raffle Prize for the Criterion family. Due to a very busy and successful conferencing period in July, we … Continue reading Criterion is getting ready for a night of trivia fun!

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Aug 18

Things we learnt from Matt Pfahlert founder of ACRE!

Author:Ash Natesh

Matt Pfahlert, the co-founder of Australian Center for Rural Entrepreneurship, exclaims that his journey of co-founding an organisation where Australian youth from rural communities can really develop transferable skills so that they can navigate a globalized workforce. “I co-founded the organisation off the back of really feeling like Australia doesn’t value ideas in young people” … Continue reading Things we learnt from Matt Pfahlert founder of ACRE!

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Aug 18

Collecting and linking data the right way

Author:Ash Natesh

“Australia currently has no system for identifying and addressing provision of inappropriate care in hospitals”- Stephen Duckett Data should be collected not just for storage, but to be used by policy makers. The patterns, trends and insights generated should be used to improve service delivery. Stephen Duckett along with his colleagues created the My Health Record, … Continue reading Collecting and linking data the right way

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Aug 18

Futureproofing Australia’s workforce with STEM

Author:Ash Natesh

STEM is often mistaken for coding and technology. But STEM in itself is a way of thinking, it is teaching children problem solving skills, it is more about encouraging children to create something and solve problems along the creation process. With the changing job environment and the prerequisites for the changing workforce, job titles are … Continue reading Futureproofing Australia’s workforce with STEM

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Aug 18

Takeaways from the Measuring Social Outcomes Conference

Author:Ash Natesh

The measuring social outcomes conference kicked off with Bessi Graham, Co-Founder of Benefit Capital. She brought to light how measurement for not for profit should not be viewed as an afterthought, but as a core part of the organisation. “Organisations have the inability to be vulnerable, they often use measurement to only ever share good … Continue reading Takeaways from the Measuring Social Outcomes Conference