Equipping students with skills to be
innovators and entrepreneurs

Published May 31, 2016
As any seasoned conference-goer will attest, after a day of intense learning, collaboration and concentration, attending a closing keynote is the perfect way to sit back and reflect upon the 'big picture'.

K-12 Ed Leaders learn the value of
'fun' in motivational session

Published May 30, 2016
Educators are well aware of the digital transformation taking place at the forefront of education, that is, in the classroom spheres of learning and engagement.

Muhammad delights educators with
hard-hitting EduTECH address

Published May 31, 2016
When it comes to delivering a hard-hitting address to an auditorium littered with morning-weary delegates, there's certainly no time for a spot of sly napping with Dr Anthony Muhammad on stage.

EduTech 2016 kicks off in Brisbane

Published May 30, 2016
EduTech – the largest education event in the Southern Hemisphere – kicked off today at the Brisbane Convention Centre, bringing together a range of education experts, technology providers and teachers.

Google director sends Qld teachers
online

Published May 31, 2016
An international director at Google has encouraged Australian teachers to connect with their generation Z students through technology.

QParents app to connect parents
and schools across Queensland

Published May 30, 2016
A new smart phone app will help state school parents stay connected and engaged with their child’s education. Education Minister Kate Jones launched the QParents app at the EduTech International Congress and Expo today.

Google director sends Qld teachers
online

Published May 31, 2016
An international director at Google has encouraged Australian teachers to connect with their generation Z students through technology.

New QParents App launched at
EduTech Education expo

Published May 30, 2016
A new app that'll enable parents to keep a closer eye on their child's progress was one of the highlights at the latest EduTech Education expo in Brisbane. Rhea Abraham reports.

EduTech 2016

Published May 30, 2016
(Video by Pearson)

Insights from EduTECH 2016

Published May 30, 2016
We asked EduTECH attendees, 'What's your key takeaway from EduTECH 2016?'
(Video by Pearson)

Student Reporter Interviews at
EduTech 2016

Published May 30, 2016
Our student reporters are on the ground floor discussing virtual reality, robotics and their applications for learning in the classroom at EduTECH Australia. #‎EduTECH
(Video by Pearson)

Student Reporter Philip Groves at
EduTECH 2016

Published May 29, 2016
Student reporter, Philip Groves from Brisbane Boys Grammar at EduTECH 2016, discussing new technologies and education programs in Australian schools.
(Video by Pearson)

Student Reporter Nick Whip at
EduTECH 2016

Published May 29, 2016
Student reporter, Nick Whip from Brisbane Boys Grammar is at EduTECH 2016, discussing new technologies to improve classroom learning outcomes.
(Video by Pearson)

Student Reporters at EduTECH 2016

Published May 29, 2016
Day 1 of EduTECH 2016, featuring our four roving student reporters from Brisbane Boys Grammar.
(Video by Pearson)

BubDesk, EduTECH, soft skills and
Roz Ward under the microscope in
Talking Eds

Published June 3, 2016
In the second episode of APN Educational Media’s new Week in Review podcast, now titled Talking Eds, new editor Patrick Avenell is joined by James Wells from Education Review and Campus Review and Loren Smith from Early Learning Review to dissect the week’s biggest stories.

Diary of a Casual Relief Teacher

Published June 6, 2016
Recently I have been encouraged to refine
my skill set and pursue those of an ICT Co-ordinator, renewing a passion conceived during Uni for all things technology and learning.

STEM skills and surviving disruption:
David Thodey

Published May 30, 2016
David Thodey is chair of the board at CSIRO and the former chief executive of Telstra. He delivered the evening keynote on day one of EduTECH in Brisbane, on the subject of STEM education and the need to equip students with the skills to become innovators in our digital economy and prepare them for future jobs.

Get student data visualised, for easy
analysis

Published May 31, 2016
Schoolworx is a student administration program for primary and high schools that enables administrators to visualise the performance, attendance and discipline of students and cohorts.

Wireless, not powerless: how wifi is
changing education

Published May 31, 2016
One of the most striking features of the EduTECH conference being held this week is how happy and satisfied all the delegates, speakers and exhibitors have been with the free wireless internet available at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

‘The library is not a shhh place
anymore’: Softlink

Published May 31, 2016
Softlink is a Brisbane-based company specialising in library software for schools. Its most recent release is Oliver V5, a purely web-based app that enables students to access books, both the paper and electronic kind, while at the school, at home or on the road.

Firefly moulding the student,
teacher, parent triangle

Published May 30, 2016
Londoner Joe Mathewson co-founded Firefly in 1999 to create a link between students, teachers and parents. The current iteration of this software enables teachers to set assignments, students to complete them and parents to monitor their kids’ progress.

Right tech tools can transform
learning

Published May 30, 2016
David Barnett is managing director of Pearson. Originally a textbook company, Pearson has evolved into a provider of tech-focused learning solutions. Barnett is in Brisbane exhibiting the company’s wares at EduTECH.

Macquarie Uni rolls out
HSCStudyLab to hone STEM skills

Published May 30, 2016
Macquarie University has launched a new online resource to help high school students revise for their end-of-schooling exams. It’s modeled on the New South Wales HSC curriculum and, to start with, comprises biology, chemistry and physics modules.

School software solutions and 3D
printing the focus for Konica Minolta

Published May 30, 2016
Japanese technology company Konica Minolta is exhibiting both software and hardware solutions for primary and high schools, and higher education, here at EduTECH in Brisbane.

Out and about at EduTECH
(image gallery)

Published May 30, 2016
Education Review is live from the EduTECH in Brisbane. We pounded the pavement, wandering the expo stalls with a camera at hand, so you don’t have to. Let’s take a look!

How to begin Digital Transformation
at School – after EduTECH

Published June 9, 2016
In all our time in working with schools it has become increasingly clear that no school is the same. Every school has different goals, different challenges and different priorities.

Dr Anthony Muhammad discusses
school culture and competitive
mindsets

Published June 8, 2016
On the morning of day two of EduTECH International Congress and Expo, US educator Dr Anthony Muhammad took to the stage for his keynote 'Endless possibilities: Liberating mindsets to effect change'.

Schoolzine eNewsletter: SPECIAL
EDUTECH EDITION

Published June 9, 2016
This month we were excited to attend EduTECH in Brisbane as an official media partner. EduTECH 2016 was a huge success, with over 6,600 attendees and 221 speakers!

The Educator Weekend Wrap:
Principals lack training, EduTech
2016 & the world’s best public
schools

Published June 4, 2016
In this week’s top story, principals warned that vital compliancy training is lacking for many school leaders – something that has consequences not just for them, but for their schools as well.

Education entering the digital
fast lane

Published July 13, 2016
Digital technology is delivering a revolution in education which its proponents say is removing the old barriers of geographic access and socio-economic circumstances while also changing the way humans behave creatively, a major conference has heard.

Dr Megan Vazey appointed
EduTECH’s new Head of Education


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