Michael Nixon, billed as a teen prodigy, is also the creator of "The Amazing Annoyatron", and has seen his product receive an iAward at the NSW finals event held in Sydney last Thursday.
The federal government is set to trial a new visa scheme to attract highly skilled global talent and deliver innovation to Australia with a pilot programme to be launched from 1 July.
Samsung has launched a new training facility at the University of South Australia it says is one of the most technologically advanced teacher-training facilities in the country.
Optus has launched an online cyber education programme for secondary schools, TAFE and universities, including a Cyber Teacher Certification programme for ICT, mathematics and science teachers.
Construction has started on the first of 139 schools in South Australia receiving infrastructure overhauls in the state government’s $250 million STEM works programme.
Gender diversity in the technology sector will be front and centre in the Women in Technology panel debate at the 2017 CeBIT Australia conference in May next year.
Samsung Australia and the University of Canberra are collaborating on the research and development of a technology-driven learning programme to improve science and mathematics literacy for young Australians.
UK-based mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat is on the lookout for new “talent” to take up a career in the rapidly expanding space industry with the launch of its 3rd Technology Development Programme at New Scientist Live in London.
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Insufficient ICT skills is one of a number of barriers holding back some Australian organisations and businesses from moving forward on IoT projects and taking advantage of the rapidly growing Internet of Things industry in Australia, according to the CSIRO.
The Women in Technology QLD (WiT) organisation and Diverse City Careers (DCC), a job site for women, have joined forces to combine their efforts on the advancement of women in technology industries.
Text books are being replaced with tablets as school children head back to school this week, according to new research which estimates that more than 1 million children will be packing high-tech devices in their bags as they head off to school.
The ACS Foundation is broadening its Big Day In career information program, expanding it to include primary school children.
Australia’s National Science and Technology Centre, Questacon, has come together with Samsung Electronics to launch a technology partnership to support future inventors, technologists and entrepreneurs.
Inmarsat is continuing its support for the Think Global Flight this year, providing sitcom equipment for Captain Judy Rice’s round-the-world tour as she continues her mission to promote greater interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.
A joint initiative by government, industry and the National Science and Technology Centre, Questacon, has given students from secondary schools in three states experience with the cutting-edge of design technology.
Salesforce has weighed into the debate in the wake of last week’s federal budget, applauding the “radical” departure from past neglect of startups, but highly critical of Australia’s short-term reform compared to the “long game” approach on startups by our Asian neighbours.
The Australian Computer Society (ACS) wants to see bi-partisan cooperation between political parties on initiatives to bring a greater focus to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) studies in the education system.
Government support for startups and initiatives to re-focus the national training system in this year’s budget has drawn a tick of approval from the Australian Computer Society (ACS), but it wants much more to be done to meet the demands of a ‘fast-paced’ digital economy.
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