09
Dec 19

Work Integrated Learning and Student Outcomes

With heightening expectations on universities to prepare and equip students with the skills to immediately assimilate to the workplace. Work Integrated Learning (WIL) offers students the opportunity to transfer their learning experiences into workplace skills. WIL can take the form of internships and fieldwork.  It is now widely acknowledged that there is a direct correlation … Continue reading Work Integrated Learning and Student Outcomes

29
Nov 19

Tech-ortunities in Australian Universities

Educational institutions earn and build their reputation based on their reputation for service delivery, ability to attract a strong market share and elicit the best results from their cohort. Technology is a valuable component in maintaining student engagement from enrolment through to alumni and universities Australia-wide are refining their IT Service Management (ITSM).  IT plays … Continue reading Tech-ortunities in Australian Universities

18
Nov 19

Cyber Security in Australian Universities

You’ve heard about the recent cyber attacks on Australian Universities stemming from foreign bodies but the statistics are elusive at best. We did the hard work to find the most important facts to know about this new era of cyber espionage. Download the high quality version here: cyber security info (1) The Cyber Security for … Continue reading Cyber Security in Australian Universities

18
Nov 19

From 1919 to 2019 – The Evolution of Classrooms

Education was a different experience in the early 1900s. If you lived in the country at the start of the 20th century, children might have been fortunate enough to have a small, one room schoolhouse on land donated by a local farmer.  Classrooms were church-like in appearance with wooden benches facing the front, reflecting the … Continue reading From 1919 to 2019 – The Evolution of Classrooms

08
Oct 19

Will new taskforce put the lock on university data?

Following a year of prolific cyber attacks on Australian Universities, a new federal government taskforce will address resilience against foreign interference.  Containing equal representation from universities and government agencies, the University Foreign Interference Taskforce will have a core focus on ensuring universities are “resilient to unauthorised access, manipulation, disruption or damage”. The cyber security working … Continue reading Will new taskforce put the lock on university data?

03
Sep 19

Window & Door Selection for Learning Environments

Earlier this year, AWS (Architectural Window Systems) presented at Criterion Conference’s Connecting Innovative School Learning Spaces & Pedagogy conference on the need for natural ventilation and indoor air quality.  AWS has developed a reputation for solutions focused design, developing bespoke product solutions to meet the needs of specific industry sectors, projects or applications. This focus … Continue reading Window & Door Selection for Learning Environments

02
Sep 19

Algorithm for success – Equipping teachers with data

Schools across Australia are under immense pressure to improve student outcomes. The sector is turning to data and implementing evidence-based teaching as a method of enhancing student learning and enabling differentiated teaching.  Jennie Quinn, Education Officer of Diverse Learning Initiatives at the Sydney Catholic Schools Office, doesn’t believe we’re yet realising the full potential of … Continue reading Algorithm for success – Equipping teachers with data

26
Jul 19

Driving student engagement in STEM through industry partnerships

Australia is producing less STEM graduates now than it was 10 years ago. The findings, published in Business Insider Australia, revealed the growing challenge for Australian companies to find staff with suitable skills. While 75% of the fastest growing occupations require STEM related skills, the proportion of Australian graduates with qualifications in science, technology, engineering … Continue reading Driving student engagement in STEM through industry partnerships