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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

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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!

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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

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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’

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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

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Oct 18

Transforming to a Digital Workplace

Author:Ash Natesh

Digital workplaces are the future for governments, they help to increase workplace productivity, support better decision making and support digital service delivery. The importance of the digital workplace environment was set out in the Victorian Government Information Technology Strategy 2016-2020 (IT strategy). The Strategy states that a good government is to move away from manual … Continue reading Transforming to a Digital Workplace

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Oct 18

ACCC’s Recommendations to Improve Electricity Pricing

Author:Ash Natesh

The ACCC released a final report in July 2018 that outlined the prospects to improve electricity pricing and affordability for Australian consumers and businesses. The inquiry which commenced in March 2017 identified the root cause of high electricity prices across the electricity supply chain, and has now made 56 recommendations pin-pointing ways to fix the … Continue reading ACCC’s Recommendations to Improve Electricity Pricing

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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

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Sep 18

Takeaways from the Bridge Asset Management Conference

Author:Ash Natesh

Australia’s bridges are ageing and deteriorating. They are expensive to maintain andrequire a lot of technical knowledge. The Federal Government’s Bridge Renewal Programme commits $360 million over fiveyears and it comes at a vital time as it provides Local and State Governments with thecritical funding to enable the renewal and replacement of their ageing bridges. … Continue reading Takeaways from the Bridge Asset Management Conference

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Sep 18

Challenges to Implementing Big Data in Hospitals

Author:Ash Natesh

The opportunities for Big Data are great and wide ranging in the healthcare sector, the challenges especially in Australia are also as such. Big Data Techniques require data to be captured, stored, analysed and linked. But the current Australian healthcare policies faces challenges in enabling big data to realise its potential benefits according to the … Continue reading Challenges to Implementing Big Data in Hospitals

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Sep 18

Takeaways from the Data Privacy and Protection Conference

Author:Ash Natesh

In the wake of Facebook and Cambridge Analytica as well as emerging reports ofdata breaches, public awareness and expectations of privacy and data protectioncontinue to heighten. The challenge now is to align data-driven innovation witheffective data governance frameworks in order to mitigate the risk. It is crucial that data is used in the most privacy-centric, … Continue reading Takeaways from the Data Privacy and Protection Conference

25
Sep 18

Managing Risk in Organisations – LSE comes to Sydney

Author:Tim Tran

 Risk pervades all aspects of organisational life, therefore understanding and leading risk contributes to enhancing individual and organisational performance. By examining psychological and sociological approaches to understanding risk, new insights to risk management practices can be applied within global organisations.  In this Managing Risk in Organisations Executive Forum, attendees will examine how human architecture influences … Continue reading Managing Risk in Organisations – LSE comes to Sydney

25
Sep 18

CREATE: Support from Care to independence

Author:Ash Natesh

Often Children and young people in care have received a court order about who takes care of them, and who are allowed to make decisions for and about them. Children in out-of-home care are in the situation out of no fault of their own. Since the care system struggles to achieve good outcomes for children, … Continue reading CREATE: Support from Care to independence