The word agile can be used to describe a space or methodology. In the context of different organisations, the definition of the word differs. So what exactly is agile and why is it becoming important for organisations to apply it? “The goals of organisations in adopting agile work are to create a more responsive, efficient … Continue reading Agile working: what are the benefits and where do we go from here?
Increasing demands from workers and a changing pace of technology calls for companies to rethink their workplace. It holds the key to success and will be vital in securing a competitive advantage. This ebook compiles contributions from previous speakers at Criterion’s Workplace Innovation conferences, including: Brad Krauskopf, CEO and Founder, Third Spaces Group Deborah Conley, … Continue reading Public Sector Workplace Innovation – Download the ebook!
“As a leader, you want everything you do to be impactful, lasting and leave a positive impression… Nobody leads alone, and leadership manifests in everything you do.” Claudia Huertas, Group Director, Operations and Programs at the Department of Industry shared her Triple 8 Leadership Plan at last week’s Women in Leadership NSW conference. Comprising 8 … Continue reading Thinking outside the box for leadership opportunities
Field Rickards, University of Melbourne In our series, Better Teachers, we’ll explore how to improve teacher education in Australia. We’ll look at what the evidence says on a range of themes including how to raise the status of the profession and measure and improve teacher quality. Top-performing international education systems value expert teaching and recognise … Continue reading What are the main challenges facing teacher education in Australia?
Partnering with Consumers is proving to be the most challenging NSQHS Standard to comply with, according to a survey carried out by Criterion earlier this year. We questioned 173 clinical and administrative hospital staff from across Australia on how they felt they were performing against the NSQHS standards. While Standard 2 was the most problematic, the majority … Continue reading Which NSQHS Standard are hospitals struggling with most?
The Australian Digital Technologies Curriculum has been endorsed. What is it and what does it mean for schools, teachers and students? ACARA defines the Digital Technologies Curriculum as an opportunity for students to create solutions, develop a range of thinking skills (including systems thinking, computational thinking and design thinking) and learn how to manage projects … Continue reading Aligning Pedagogical Frameworks around Curriculum Content Delivery
“The average Australian worker would not recommend their workplace to others, is disinclined to do any more work than what’s expected, and is probably on the hunt for another job.” That’s according to a survey of over 3,000 workers carried out by Engaged Marketing earlier this year. Only 20% of respondents were classed as ‘promoters’ … Continue reading Why 43% of your Employees Bad-Mouth your Business
When you visit your favourite ice cream or gelato shop, do you go for vanilla over all of the other exciting and varied flavours? My favourite is usually salted caramel if I am really feeling like a treat…(although I am not sure any sugar is a good idea while I am trying to get … Continue reading Employees are the New Customer