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

28
Sep 18

Riley’s Journey from School to Medicine

Author:Ash Natesh

Indigenous Children face tough challenges in most education systems. They often give up on education all together as they are not motivated enough and are often not given the resources that are necessary. Riley Court Bennet is from the Barkindji tribe from an Australian Indigenous tribal group from the Darling River basin in Far West New South Wales, … Continue reading Riley’s Journey from School to Medicine

18
Sep 18

How can you hack your learning space on a budget?

Author:Ash Natesh

The basic elements of an active learning classroom are conventional, there is no one-size-fits all. All school designs are really based on the alumni of the school. To a large extent the brand or the voice of the school plays a key role in spatial design. To achieve the custom fit your school needs, the … Continue reading How can you hack your learning space on a budget?

07
Sep 18

Takeaway’s from Unpacking Coding Conference

Author:Ash Natesh

The conference kicked off with James Curran posing the very important question, What are the steps in making a vegemite sandwhich? James Curran, Associate Professor at University of Sydney covered, • Understanding Digital Technologies and how it fits within thesyllabus• Breaking down the language and content descriptors• Remapping Digital Technologies across the different stages   … Continue reading Takeaway’s from Unpacking Coding Conference

07
Sep 18

Viewing the process of learning space design through a new lens

Who owns design? This was one of the questions posed by Andrew Ford, Sebel Furniture’s Director of Research, Learning Environments at this week’s Learning Space Design conference. In the industrial era, he reflected that design was very distinctly owned by the designer. Product variety was scarce compared to the modern day, as demonstrated by the … Continue reading Viewing the process of learning space design through a new lens

06
Sep 18

How to produce & share effective video content

Author:Ash Natesh

Rebecca is a Video Producer at The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) where she creates and coordinates a range of multi platform rich media video productions. With over 12 year’s experience in corporate production and broadcast television as an Editor, working with leading production companies and networks brings a wealth of knowledge of high end … Continue reading How to produce & share effective video content