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MGM Wireless, the maker of the Spacetalk all in one children’s smartphone, watch and GPS device, has been awarded a majorcontract by the Western Australia Department of Education to supply MGM Student Absence Notification Messaging Software and Services to all WA Government schools.

Published in Deals

 Students across schools in the Wide Bay region of Queensland are having their online safety skills boosted with participation in the Optus’ Digital Thumbprint Program, a free in-school program that supports young people to be safe, responsible and positive online.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Ninety per cent of parents consider Australia’s education system to be “poor” or having “room for improvement”, with more than one in three admitting they feel ill-equipped to support their child’s learning in the next decade, according to new research.

Published in Education

A veritable tsunami of ransomware attacks hit Windows systems in the US public sector in 2019, with at least 948 government agencies, healthcare providers and educational establishments being affected at a cost estimated to be about US$7.5 billion, the security firm Emsisoft says in a report.

Published in Security

The advent of Internet-connected school classrooms has given rise to new dangerous online threats, despite the fact that they have transformed the learning process in schools all over Australia, according to a new report.

Published in Security

Enterprise software provider TechnologyOne has launched its pilot program STEAM Lab for a STEAM-based experiential program, aimed at school students, at Morayfield State High School, in South-East Queensland.

Published in Listed Tech

The South Australia Department for Education has developed a new initiative, titled the "School Improvement Dashboard", that has been rolled out to all 512 South Australian Government schools to facilitate school improvement planning.

Published in Business Intelligence

Global cloud software solutions provider Nutanix says Australian schools and educational institutions are increasingly moving to e-learning, preparing students for a "digital future".

Published in Strategy
Monday, 24 September 2018 11:28

Civica wins South Australian Education contract

The South Australian Department for Education is to deploy a SaaS solution from software applications, digital solutions and managed services company Civica across schools and educational institutions in its jurisdiction.

Published in Deals
Friday, 17 August 2018 12:38

Record numbers attend girls tech event

A record 2000 schoolgirls from 73 Victorian schools have participated in a Melbourne tech event designed to encourage them to take up a career in the technology sector.

Published in Strategy

A total of 103 Australian primary and secondary schools will each receive a polymer 3D printer from GE as part of its "Additive Education Program", in what is the largest such rollout in Australia, to "give students hands-on additive manufacturing experience".

Published in Development

Students participating in a STEM skills initiative by national broadband network company NBN Co have presented their ideas during an online "Futurist’s Fair" after completing a three-month period of brainstorming.

Published in Strategy

Yes, you heard right, Acronis has set up a new foundation to support education and protect knowledge worldwide, having built a school in Myanmar, another in Cambodia and with more planned for Latin America, the Middle East, South East Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

Published in Development

Australian-listed education technology company Schrole Group has entered into a binding term sheet ahead of an agreement with International School Services to provide a comprehensive recruitment service for international schools under the brand ISS-Schrole Advantage.

Published in Deals

The Australian Computer Society has joined other industry bodies in welcoming the Australia 2030 report on innovation from Innovation and Science Australia and called on government and Industry to embrace the recommendations.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 11:19

France to ban mobile phones in schools from Sept

The French Government has announced that it will ban the use of mobile phones in primary, junior and middle schools from September next year.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Perth-based educational technology company Schrole is partnering with US company First Advantage to launch a new product that it says enables international schools and teachers to easily conduct employee background checks.

Published in Strategy

HP Inc's new Kids Fund is a local programme in line with the company's global commitment, announced in July this year, "of US$20 million in technology, training and R&D funding to enable better learning outcomes for more than 100 million people by 2025".

Published in Development

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