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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 17

5 key challenges from the Australian Education Review

The Australian Council for Educational Research recently released its review into Indigenous Education, “The Case for Urgency: Advocating for Indigenous voice in education” highlighting five key challenges needing urgent action to close the opportunity gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Challenge 1: Deficit and race-based assumptions in Indigenous educationDeficit and race-based assumptions are … Continue reading 5 key challenges from the Australian Education Review

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Aug 17

3 key challenges involved in the hospital redevelopment process

Building a new hospital or redesigning an existing site is a lot more complex than it might seem. Here are just a few challenges faced throughout the process. Effectively engaging and communicating with everyone involved in the lengthy process. Hospital projects take years to finalise and often it is hard to communicate the right information … Continue reading 3 key challenges involved in the hospital redevelopment process

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Aug 17

Ruyton Girls’ embraces future-focused learning

Many schools across Australia are re-imagining the concept of classrooms, by either redesigning existing spaces or building new ones. It can often be difficult to envision what you would like these new, innovative learning spaces to actually look like. Ensuring your school’s vision, culture and philosophy is reflected will help with the transitioning of staff, … Continue reading Ruyton Girls’ embraces future-focused learning

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Aug 17

5 strategies to deal with negative personality types as an EA

Author:Drew McCoy

They say arguing with a negative person is like rolling with a pig in mud; you both get dirty but the pig enjoys it. Anyone familiar with the corporate environment will likely have come across ‘that’ colleague at one stage or another. The one that exudes gloominess and negativity in such quantities you’d think Christmas … Continue reading 5 strategies to deal with negative personality types as an EA

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Aug 17

More youth with mental health issues turning to the internet: why we need to embrace e-health

A recent joint report by Mission Australia and the Black Dog Institute indicated that nearly one in four young Australians have are at risk of serious mental illness. Interestingly enough, they consistently report “the top three sources they would go to for help with important issues in their lives are friends, parents and the internet.” … Continue reading More youth with mental health issues turning to the internet: why we need to embrace e-health

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Aug 17

How to become a digital hospital

The growing population across Australia has seen an increased demand for more healthcare facilities. With the release of the 2017-2018 budget, the federal funding to public hospitals increased by $2.8 billion. Hospitals across the country must innovate and stay up to date in order to provide the highest quality of care. There are over 100 … Continue reading How to become a digital hospital

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Jul 17

10 insights into the ‘New Reality’ of non-profit digital transformation

“Having a digital strategy will soon seem as ridiculous as having an electricity strategy.” – Kay Boycott, Asthma UK The New Reality is a research study into digital transformation in not-for-profit businesses. Based on interviews with over 50 senior leaders and digital experts from non-profit and commercial organisations, it provides a framework for NFPs to … Continue reading 10 insights into the ‘New Reality’ of non-profit digital transformation

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Jul 17

Trinity Anglican School’s new STEM centre

Trinity Anglican School already have an extensive history of outstanding achievements in Science, and with their new STEM centre now up and running, there will be no stopping TAS students’ STEM success. Designed by Charles Wright Architects, and winner of the 2016 Far North Queensland Regional Architecture Awards, it really is something to behold. With no … Continue reading Trinity Anglican School’s new STEM centre