23
Mar 17

Learning Space Design: Gallery of Australian Schools

The financial cost of designing new learning spaces means that it is crucial for schools to get it right the first time around. A tested and optimised process for planning, implementing and measuring the outcomes of new learning spaces is crucial, not only to justify the cost, but to ensure that schools remain agile to … Continue reading Learning Space Design: Gallery of Australian Schools

10
Nov 16

Enhancing Public Sector Customer Service – Download the ebook!

Growth in digital innovations has created a range of opportunities for enhanced customer service delivery. However, government agencies continue to grapple with effectively managing customer service channels while continuing to gather and analyse meaningful customer data. In addition, as the front facing component of the public sector evolves, it is important to bring internal stakeholders … Continue reading Enhancing Public Sector Customer Service – Download the ebook!

26
Sep 16

Claremont College: Differentiation in a Co-Teaching Model

Claremont College is a thriving co-educational primary school, renowned across Sydney as a school that achieves excellence in all aspects of its operation. Claremont College is an inclusive school where students with a wide range of abilities and special needs are catered for through a fully integrated approach to learning within a co-teaching model. Claremont … Continue reading Claremont College: Differentiation in a Co-Teaching Model

21
Sep 16

Data.gov.au to become a ‘world-leading example of public open data’

The data.gov.au platform is set to become a “world-leading example of public open data infrastructure” under new plans by the Data Infrastructure Engagement (DIGE) team and Data61 (CSIRO’s digital research network). Data61 was tasked with employing “data analytics to connect disparate government datasets and publicly release them on open data platforms” as part of the … Continue reading Data.gov.au to become a ‘world-leading example of public open data’

10
Aug 16

Linking space & pedagogy to 21st century skills & demands

“For too long, schools have been places young people go to watch their teachers work.” Teachers make generations of difference – impacting the children we teach today, their children and their children. Having a great education creates great opportunity, and opportunities for future generations. The environment where that learning takes place is vital. If our … Continue reading Linking space & pedagogy to 21st century skills & demands

04
Aug 16

Brave decisions required to address affordability of private health cover

Private health insurance is integral to the success of Australia’s health system. More than 13 million Australians have some form of private health insurance. Recent research shows that 80 per cent of health fund members value their PHI because it gives them security, confidence they can access medical treatment when and where they need it. … Continue reading Brave decisions required to address affordability of private health cover

27
Jul 16

Forget the glass ceiling, are you on a glass cliff?

The glass cliff refers to a phenomenon where women (and other minorities) are more likely to be appointed or promoted to leadership roles during times of crisis, therefore facing harsher criticism and greater risk of failure when attempting to rectify inherited problems. A number of reasons have been suggested for why women are more likely … Continue reading Forget the glass ceiling, are you on a glass cliff?

26
Jul 16

Academics pressured into exaggerating research impact predictions

‘Charades’, ‘illusions’, ‘virtually meaningless’ and ‘made up stories’ – all phrases used by academics to describe predictions they are forced to make about research impact as part of funding applications. A new study to “consider how academics sacrifice scholarly integrity when selling their research ideas, or more specifically, the non-academic impact of these, to research … Continue reading Academics pressured into exaggerating research impact predictions