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Can Mentorship Fill the Education Gap?

Can Mentorship Fill the Education Gap?

In my last article I called 2021 the year of Resilience. We learned how to endure uncertainty, manage constant anxiety and weather repeated lockdowns. Let’s be honest – we missed out on a lot.  I’d like for 2022 to be … Read More

How to increase student retention through learning analytics

How to increase student retention through learning analytics

Student retention has been an important concern for higher education, vocational and workplace education providers for years. While the COVID-19 pandemic has put strain on the educational industry in many ways, its effects will continue to reverberate for years to … Read More

Title: Why I Founded a Business Built for the Future of Learning

Why I Founded a Business Built for the Future of Learning

As a systems engineer and developer working in the IT department of Sydney’s oldest and most prestigious K-12 schools, I developed a passion for education and how our students will shape our futures.  It was only when I had children … Read More

Using learning analytics to improve online learning in 2022

Using learning analytics to improve online learning in 2022

While education providers and students around the world hope to get back into real world classrooms in 2022, we’ve learned a lot about the benefits of online learning and blended learning environments. The insights we’ve gained will help us shape … Read More

7 steps to developing better student dashboards in K-12 education

7 steps to developing better student dashboards in K-12 education

Future-thinking schools often want to take advantage of the benefits of technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning for their staff and students. This is a fantastic initiative, and definitely a long term goal for all education providers, as there … Read More

How Vocational Education benefits from data analytics and visualization

How Vocational Education benefits from data analytics and visualization

Vocational education and training (VET) is a critical arm of any nation’s education infrastructure, including Australia’s. This article explores how the VET system can benefit from advances in education technology and business intelligence, including data analytics and visualizations.  In Australia, … Read More

2021: The Year of Resilience in the Australian Education & EdTech Community

It’s been a year of growth in challenging conditions.  Our personal and collective resilience as individuals, as teams, as communities, and as industries has been tested. Our reliance on technology has evolved our expectations of flexibility, work-life balance and social … Read More

It’s a ‘no brainer’- why EdTechs need an analytics partner

How Education Analytics enhance EdTech Investments and Learning Outcomes

I’ve had the privilege of speaking at two education technology (edtech) industry events in the last few weeks: the Holon IQ EdTech Top 50 announcement event and an EduGrowth webinar on Product Development for scaling EdTech. What struck me about … Read More

5 ways learning analytics helps schools predict risk and manage early intervention

5 ways learning analytics helps schools predict risk and manage early intervention

Traditionally, educational institutions have employed manual methods of analyzing student data to flag possible at-risk students. This manual analysis relied upon a fairly narrow analysis of a student’s history, behavior and performance, took a great deal of time, and often … Read More

The A B C of adopting school dashboards

The A B C of adopting school dashboards

Gartner defines data-literacy as the ability to understand, share common knowledge of and have meaningful conversations about data, especially to drive better business outcomes. In the world of education, the prime goal of data literacy is to enable educators to … Read More