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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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Nov 18

Contact Centre Outsourcing and the Public Sector in Australia

  Let’s not beat around the bush – over the past decade, it’s been the public sector that has propped up the Australian contact centre outsourcing industry. While companies in the private sector steadily migrated their operations offshore, state and Federal Government has gone from an inhouse service delivery model to a hybrid inhouse/outsource model, … Continue reading Contact Centre Outsourcing and the Public Sector in Australia

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Nov 18

Digital Government Update!

On 21st November 2018, the Australian Government announced its 7 year strategy for full Digital Transformation meaning that all services will be available digitally in 2025. “Intended changes include being able to register births, marriages and deaths across federal, state and territory governments in one instance rather than for each individual body.The Government also intends … Continue reading Digital Government Update!

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Nov 18

Learn how to promote a knowledge sharing culture in your organisation

Author:Ash Natesh

According to Gartner, “Knowledge management is a discipline that promotes an integrated approach to identifying, capturing, evaluating, retrieving, and sharing all of an enterprise’s information assets. These assets may include databases, documents, policies, procedures, and previously un-captured expertise and experience in individual workers.” In today’s modern organisations it is important to maintain an integrated approach … Continue reading Learn how to promote a knowledge sharing culture in your organisation

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Nov 18

Fatigue Management in the Mining Industry- Insights from professor Drew Dawson

Author:Ash Natesh

The Centre for Sleep Research led by Professor Drew Dawson has introduced the prior/sleep wake model that allows for a scientific measure of fatigue relative to the error trajectory of the task at hand. This report reviews the risks of fatigue in the mining industry in QLD. Fatigue in the QLD region: Combining alcohol and … Continue reading Fatigue Management in the Mining Industry- Insights from professor Drew Dawson

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Nov 18

Effectively investing in your school learning spaces

Author:Ash Natesh

Systematic investment in new learning environments is a matter of policy in many countries. In Australia alone, more than $16 billion funded the Rudd government’s Building the Education Revolution program. Current state government initiatives will soon increase this public investment (Building Future Schools Fund). The need for innovative classroom spaces stems from questions on the … Continue reading Effectively investing in your school learning spaces

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Nov 18

Strategy frameworks for benefits realisation

Author:Ash Natesh

Benefits realisation management (BRM) provides organisations with a way to measure how projects and programs add true value to the enterprise. This BRM Framework works to help organizations effectively manage and realise project benefits. It provides a set of questions and good practices that project, program, and portfolio management professionals can use to help guide … Continue reading Strategy frameworks for benefits realisation

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Nov 18

Policy Spotlight on the UK  

Author:Ash Natesh

Policy Spotlight on the UK   By Ian Fletcher, Director of Real Estate Policy, British Property Federation What were the drivers which enabled Build to Rent to grow as an asset class in the UK? I would love to claim it was all the result of excellent policy work. Certainly successive governments have been supportive … Continue reading Policy Spotlight on the UK  

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Nov 18

E-Estonia : How did they do it?

Author:Ash Natesh

Estonia is probably the only country in the world where 99% of the public services are available online 24/7. E-services are only impossible for marriages, divorces and real-estate transactions, you still have to get out of the house for those. The population of Estonia is 1.3 million & Australia has around 25 million, the United … Continue reading E-Estonia : How did they do it?