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

29
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

21
Nov 18

Fatigue Management in the Mining Industry- Insights from professor Drew Dawson

Author:Ash Natesh

The Centre for Sleep Research led by Professor Drew Dawson has introduced the prior/sleep wake model that allows for a scientific measure of fatigue relative to the error trajectory of the task at hand. This report reviews the risks of fatigue in the mining industry in QLD. Fatigue in the QLD region: Combining alcohol and … Continue reading Fatigue Management in the Mining Industry- Insights from professor Drew Dawson

20
Nov 18

Effectively investing in your school learning spaces

Author:Ash Natesh

Systematic investment in new learning environments is a matter of policy in many countries. In Australia alone, more than $16 billion funded the Rudd government’s Building the Education Revolution program. Current state government initiatives will soon increase this public investment (Building Future Schools Fund). The need for innovative classroom spaces stems from questions on the … Continue reading Effectively investing in your school learning spaces

09
Nov 18

ITS in Tertiary Education 2018 Takeaways

Author:Ash Natesh

Criterion Conference’s 5th University IT Service Strategy & Challenges conference ran in Melbourne over the 24th & 25th October. Five years into the series, the 2018 event brought together some familiar faces –  and welcomed some fresh ones too. One of the most consistent themes throughout the course of the 2 days was the importance … Continue reading ITS in Tertiary Education 2018 Takeaways

07
Nov 18

Employee Engagement: A serious concern in Higher Education

Author:Ash Natesh

  Employee engagement is a top talent issue that is plaguing many organisations at the moment. But the once that are most complacent is the Higher Education Sector. According to a Deloitte report university employee engagement has benefits such as increased faculty retention and enhanced student attainment. Source: Deloitte Report Why should employee engagement be … Continue reading Employee Engagement: A serious concern in Higher Education

06
Nov 18

Improving Teacher Efficacy for Evidence Based Research – Trevor Buchanan

Author:Ash Natesh

Enabling support networks and a culture for professional learning:     Establishing teams and their priorities (one focus for development).   Engaging in coaching conversations   Engage in a mentoring process, including modelling of practice, cooperative planning and observation and feedback.   Engage in reflective practices   Challenge the team design   Challenge the standard … Continue reading Improving Teacher Efficacy for Evidence Based Research – Trevor Buchanan