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
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
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
Could space themed lessons be the next frontier in engaging students in STEM? Director of the Victorian Space Science Education Centre, Michael Pakakis thinks so. “Take any subject and make it space-related. Engagement goes up by 100%.” Not only does space drive student engagement, it can also offer some creative ideas for exploring the interdisciplinary … Continue reading 10 space STEM activities to engage your students
Everyone loves a new toy to play with. And when it comes to marketing, nothing compares to opening the box on a new marketing automation platform. Real-time reporting, insights into online activity, personalised content, and nurture emails are just the tip of the iceberg. Designing sexy new email templates, making up fun heat scores, and finding … Continue reading The secret behind marketing automation success
To be equipped for the jobs of tomorrow the youth of today need to learn new transferable entrepreneurial skills to succeed. This means a stronger focus on educators to cultivate entrepreneurial education. But many struggle to find the right resources to engage and inspire disengaged youth. Many youths find the thought of running their own … Continue reading 10x Young Entrepreneurs to Inspire Disengaged Youth
Criterion’s Annual ITS in Tertiary Education conference ran in Melbourne over the 24th – 25th October. Four years into the series, the 2017 event brought together some familiar faces – and welcomed some fresh ones too. For the first time, we invited an Out-of-Sector speaker, Russell Murphy, to discuss his on the ground experiences of … Continue reading ITS in Tertiary Ed Conference Wrap Up: What’s your transformation narrative?
In a 2016 report published by The World Economic Forum, The Future of Jobs, it is estimated that 5 million jobs will be lost to automation by 2020, and that the number will continue to rise. As a young Australian who has invested a lot into two undergraduate degrees and is carrying a pretty hefty … Continue reading How my life (and yours) is being affected by the future