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Join Microsoft and Australasia’s Education Community at EduTECH Australia 2019

When everybody plays, we all win June is looking to be pretty exciting as EduTECH Australia 2019 kicks off on June 6, bringing together educators, leaders and futurists from across Asia Pacific and Australia to share, discuss and breathe in the latest developments for education and technology. This year’s EduTECH is going to be bigger and better than ever, so if... Read more

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Cloud and CRM graduate with flying colours for UNSW, transforming campus experience and boosting efficiency

UNSW is a leading Australian university, one of the Group of Eight, and ranks among the top 100 universities in the world. It has even bigger ambitions. The UNSW 2025 strategy is focussed on establishing the University as Australia’s Global University with a stellar reputation for discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership. It is investing $3... Read more

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Kristine Kopelke transforms professional development with Learning Hub

Like many teachers Kristine Kopelke wears a number of hats. One of them is a very big hat indeed. Beside teaching digital technologies at Queensland’s Meridan State College, Kopelke is the manager of the Contemporary Learning Hub based at the college. The Hub provides professional development (PD) through online and face to face workshops for educators across... Read more

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Talkin’ Chalk; Bec West transforms teacher education one video at a time

Bec West has been a teacher for 16 years, and like most of her peers is an advocate for inclusive learning, and passionate about building strong learning communities. Unlike most of her peers Bec also has about 8,000 people from around the world who subscribe to her YouTube videos where she shares her teaching insights and experiences. While just over half of the... Read more

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Pioneering the next generation of genomics research—in the cloud

Australian National University (ANU) is the top-ranked university in Australia, and the 24th best university in the world. Researchers at ANU contribute to this prestigious ranking by advancing knowledge and conducting groundbreaking studies, including cutting-edge genomics research. Over the past year, Dr. Sebastian Kurscheid, a research fellow in the Department of Genome... Read more