Education

Collaborating for a brighter future at Quakers Hill Public School

By Bert Lo Campo, Principal, Quakers Hill Public School Here at Quakers Hill Public School, the mantra, ‘Imagine, Believe and Create,’ is our guiding principle for learning, our aspiration for teaching, and I’d like to think something that permeates the corridors, classrooms and keen young minds of all our students. … Read more »

Redefining learning as we know it with Microsoft Showcase Schools

By Travis Smith, Teacher Engagement Manager, Microsoft Australia The world in which students use technology to learn today is vastly different from the world that existed when technology was first introduced to the classroom. Technological developments have created a thriving community of passionate educators and leaders – who all are … Read more »

Dallas Brooks, a diversity rich school using O365 to drive real impact

By Adrian Hanson, Leading Teacher, Dallas Brooks Community Primary School  Dallas Brooks community primary school, is a diverse school located in Broadmeadows, 18km north of Melbourne’s CBD. The school has a holistic approach to learning – with technology woven into everything that they do, using Microsoft O365 programs such as … Read more »

A new wave of collaborative educators at Hillcrest

While some people try to keep their school days in distant memory, Daren Mallett ensures they stay top of mind – making sure he doesn’t fall into the same trap that caused him to temporarily lose his love of learning. Now working as Hillcrest Christian College’s Digital Learning Co-ordinator, Daren … Read more »

Making the library a lunch-time learning staple

While many people finish high school with a sentiment of never returning, Lynette Barker had other plans. For as long as she could remember, Lynette always wanted to be a teacher, first stepping in front of a classroom in 1985. Now 32 years on, Lynette has truly experienced the role … Read more »

Curtain Call: E2 sets the stage for an international production

Deanne Joosten, Head of eLearning at Phoenix P-12 Community College, is a ‘passionate drama teacher at heart’, but has recently discovered an equally strong passion for IT and empowering her peers to use technology in the classroom in more meaningful ways. Over the last eighteen months, Deanne has been exposed … Read more »

Upskilling students for life at Hale School

For Toby Trewin and the team at Hale School, maintaining a longer post-school vision for their students is critical for ensuring the skills learned in the classroom today are the skills that will set them up for success tomorrow and beyond. Having originally studied Industrial Design during the digital revolution, … Read more »

BYOD: A window of opportunity for Lowanna College

This guest post is written by Matt Robinson, the Information & Communication Technology Manager at Lowanna College. He shares his story of how technology helps him and the 1000+ students at Lowanna College to reach their full potential. In our community we recognise that 24/7 access to technology, both at … Read more »