ACER Improving STEM Learning. What does it take?

Brisbane Convention Centre August Opened by Simon Birmingham who outlined current government’s policy positions on STEM with a very strong economic imperative evident. He listed a number of [...]

EduTECH Conference 2015

EduTECH is an annual event where the entire education and training sector gather together to learn, debate, exchange ideas and be inspired. EduTECH is the only event that brings together schools, [...]

ACER Research Conference 2015 Reflection

Learning Assessments: Designing for the future August 16-18 2015 Crown, Southbank, Melbourne In opening the Learning Assessments: Designing our future 2015 ACER Research conference Prof Geoff [...]

Vision for a Science Nation Consultation Paper

Do these proposals adequately respond to the Chief Scientists recommendations – both now and over the longer term? The idea which resonates the best with our work at the Australian Science and [...]

Rethinking Assessment and Learning Conference

The Rethinking Assessment and Learning Conference held in Sydney on Wednesday the 29th of October, 2014 highlighted a number of interesting ideas. One interesting idea raised by Professor Eric [...]

Adelaide Data Science Meet Up

Last night was the first Adelaide Data Science meet up. It was pretty cool, probably more around entrepreneurial stuff and commercialisation than it should have been but I think given it was the [...]

Rethinking Assessment and Learning

Recently some of our teaching team attended a conference on rethinking assessment and learning. We sat down and had a chat with them about things that they learnt and could bring back to the [...]

The Coworking Sociatea & Unleashed Awards

A couple of weeks ago Sami and I went to a competition called Unleashed. Unleashed is an open data competition where the Chief Information Officer gets a bunch of data sets from different [...]

Advanced Technology Industry Pathways Expo

Why were you interested in participating? The ASMS has been leading the professional learning program that supports the ATIP program over the past 4 years. This Expo is a chance for participants [...]

Cysec – Cyber Security Challenge

A few weeks ago I was invited to Cysec by a friend that is studying at Adelaide University. Cysec is a new initiative by some Adelaide Uni graduates to boost the skill set of the students at the [...]

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