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
All organisations need people that enjoy their work and feel like they are a part of the organisation. Job satisfaction and engagement are integral to individual and organisational success. Engagement is the emotional and intellectual commitment a person brings to an organisation or activity. Employee opinion surveys are tools used to assess employees perceptions of … Continue reading University of Southern Queensland : Employment Engagement Surveys
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
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
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?
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
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
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