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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

09
Feb 18

3 tried and tested evidence based practices to integrate into your school strategy

With evidence informed practice being so critical to ongoing improvements in student achievement, there is a great deal of information available to schools on the latest evidence based strategies. The Evidence for Learning team, after extensive research have ranked many strategies with a few key ones coming out on top in terms of cost, evidence … Continue reading 3 tried and tested evidence based practices to integrate into your school strategy

07
Feb 18

The impacts of BYOD on University IT service strategy

Author:Drew McCoy

Higher education has seen success following its digital transformation, with students, staff and employees being able to access organisational services from wherever they are using browser-based tools Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) offers employees and corporations countless benefits from increased efficiency to controlled costs on provisioning a mobile workforce and student body. However the complexity … Continue reading The impacts of BYOD on University IT service strategy

07
Feb 18

CAUDIT Top 10 – Spotlight

Each year, CAUDIT members participate in an annual survey to determine the most important IT topics in higher education and research across Australia and New Zealand. Recently, CAUDIT released their 2017 report, which identifies and ranks these areas of interest according to their significance. The CAUDIT Top Ten was devised to help shape the strategies … Continue reading CAUDIT Top 10 – Spotlight

05
Feb 18

How to use outcomes to manage your business – a guide for public servants

An outcome directly measures the work of the ‘business’ you’re in.  As a result, effective outcome measurement can help you manage your business. So how do you do it? Proximity is key; outcomes measures need to be proximal to the intervention (service) provided.  If they are, and an outcome measure is heading in the right … Continue reading How to use outcomes to manage your business – a guide for public servants

05
Feb 18

How to achieve an integrated mental health system

In 2015 the Government announced the biggest reforms to the mental health sector in decades.  The aim?  To create an integrated mental health system that would deliver better outcomes for people living with mental illness. Three years on, while reform set the wheels in motion, we’re yet to see significant change.   So how do we … Continue reading How to achieve an integrated mental health system

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Feb 18

3 trillion dollars in IT investments predicted for 2018

3 trillion dollars in IT investments predicted for 2018 Global IT spending is projected to total over $3.7 trillion USD this year, an increase of 4.5% from 2017, according to a recent forecast by Gartner Inc.  New technologies are driving the increase in investment including major spending expected on artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, Internet of … Continue reading 3 trillion dollars in IT investments predicted for 2018

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Jan 18

5 Social Media Posts to Boost Public Engagement

1) Sharing good news stories Public Sector organisations get a lot of negative press which can make it hard to generate a positive relationship with the public. Good news posts about organisational achievements can be a great way of generating positive publicity. Transport NSW created a summary video at the end of 2017 to celebrate … Continue reading 5 Social Media Posts to Boost Public Engagement

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Jan 18

6 things you need to know about Agile procurement

6 things you need to know about Agile procurement Anyone who has been through a government procurement procurement process, knows how grueling it can be. Government is looking for more Agile approaches to procurement, that speeds up the process and lowers risk, so here are 6 things you should know about Agile procurement. What is … Continue reading 6 things you need to know about Agile procurement