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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

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Virtual bombs and Immersive Reader transform learning intervention

  Teaching children with autism brings a unique set of challenges to the classroom – which is why Matt Harrison encourages them to first defuse a bomb. Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes is a co-operative virtual reality computer game where the player wearing the VR headset is trapped in a (virtual) room with a bomb they must defuse. The other players have the... Read more

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Microsoft Education Webinar Series

Join us in our upcoming webinars aimed at school educators and IT managers. The Inclusive Classroom Wednesday March 20th 4-5pm AEDT Presented by: Troy Waller Click to register now:  The Inclusive Classroom Webinar Microsoft's mission is to empower all people and all organisations to achieve more. The classroom is no different. Microsoft Windows and Windows-based... Read more

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Queensland Academies streamlines selective application process using secure cloud

As many parents already know, the process of applying for selective or private schools can be complex and emotionally fraught. Application forms need to be completed, documents submitted and potential students tested and interviewed. It’s no less complex from the other side with schools needing to manage the often cumbersome and traditionally paper-based application... Read more

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Saint Stephen’s College applies coding to the curriculum, empowering students to achieve their full potential

Saint Stephen’s College is a co-ed Prep to Year 12 independent school on Queensland’s Gold Coast. With around 1,350 students, one of the core tenets of the school is to ensure students are empowered to achieve their full potential. Key to that, according to the director of eLearning, Matthew Jorgensen, is equipping students with the confidence to engage with, and... Read more

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Catholic Education WA (CEWA) fires up Teams and Office 365 for Virtual School Network, expands student opportunities

Since HG Wells first wrote The Time Machine, people have flirted with the possibilities that time travel might afford. In Western Australia, Meredith Roe is opening up the world of time travel to students across the State. But instead of having to clamber into a machine, fire it up and relocate instantly to the town or city where their teacher is located, students simply... Read more