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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

06
Dec 18

A first look at Saint Ignatius’ College Riverview’s new learning spaces

Saint Ignatius’ College Riverview has finished putting the final touches on their brand new Therry Building. The Therry Building includes flexible learning spaces to encourage more collaborative teaching and learning across four facilities, with space for staff and six House areas (The Ignis Project). Its landscape design also provides opportunities for outside learning and socialisation. … Continue reading A first look at Saint Ignatius’ College Riverview’s new learning spaces

06
Dec 18

What lessons can Australia learn from the UK’s Build to Rent Sector?

Author:Ash Natesh

The United Kingdom, much like Australia has been slow to adopt the BTR model. Cultural bias towards ownership, low rental yields, favourable tax treatment towards private investors, you name it and the same reasons have been provided in both countries for why it will never happen. Yet in the past 5 years the UK’s adoption … Continue reading What lessons can Australia learn from the UK’s Build to Rent Sector?

04
Dec 18

Technology update to improve caregiver experience

Author:Ash Natesh

Technology is developing at a rapid rate and as a result there has been massive changes in the aged care industry. Not only is technology enabling elderly people to lead healthier and more independent lives, it is helping carers and medical professionals monitor their health, to ensure they get the help they need, when they … Continue reading Technology update to improve caregiver experience

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Nov 18

Insights into Mad Paws Digital Marketing Strategies

Author:Ash Natesh

We spoke to Karim Mouahbi from Mad Paws about his insights on growing a digital marketing funnel with great ROI. Here is what he had to say… How did Mad Paws Build a brand around digital marketing? Building a brand with digital marketing is the future of everything now, everything is digital. Your brand doesn’t … Continue reading Insights into Mad Paws Digital Marketing Strategies

29
Nov 18

Beyond Blue Spotlight: Police and Emergency Services Program

Author:Ash Natesh

Emergency Services personnel are always at the forefront when it comes to helping distressed citizens. They do an exceptional job in alleviating stress in emergency situations. The nature of emergency service work routinely exposes workers to trauma. However, a culture of stigma continues to prevent those who need help from seeking it. Because of this, … Continue reading Beyond Blue Spotlight: Police and Emergency Services Program

29
Nov 18

Case Study: Waterview Tunnel NZ

Author:Ash Natesh

David Barron, Operations Manager, Waterview Tunnel Joint Operation presented his Case study at the Tunnel Operations and Maintenance Conference 2018. The Waterview Tunnel is a key piece of the Western Ring Route, a 48 km motorway route through the west of Auckland, connecting Manukau, the city, West Auckland and the North Shore. The 2.4km Waterview … Continue reading Case Study: Waterview Tunnel NZ

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Nov 18

The Value in Information and Knowledge Management

“There are a number of distinctive features by sharing knowledge within public-private inter organizational collaborations. It allows members to explore different ways of thinking about the issues they confront. This is in contrast to the boundaries and constraints the individuals face within their own organisations such as business interests and budgetary responsibilities. Members can then … Continue reading The Value in Information and Knowledge Management

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Nov 18

Are you measuring your outcomes? Learn from YMCA!

Author:Ash Natesh

Measuring the impact of government policies and programs is critical to maximisingresults for citizens. In order to achieve this, government departments and agenciesthat were once focused on outputs are undertaking a much needed transformationto become outcomes focused. While it is clear that outcomes based approaches areessential in ensuring the public sector effectively serves its citizens … Continue reading Are you measuring your outcomes? Learn from YMCA!