Zeina Chalich And Paul Hamilton Confirmed To Keynote At The K–12 Digital Classroom Practice Conference

2–3 September 2016 Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre  The K–12 Digital Classroom Practice Conference explores best digital classroom practice to achieve superior teaching and learning outcomes. This exciting new event is part of the new National Education Summit. Attend the conference to see the amazing ways digital technology can be used in your classroom to […]

The Need And Opportunity To Rethink Schooling – Just One Of Many Critical Issues For Schools

Leading a school in an age of disruption driven by technology is not easy. There are so many critical issues that schools are facing that need to be tackled. This article is confined to one issue only – the need and opportunity to rethink schooling. The Need Sounds desperate. But educators are not desperate! Some […]

Digital Leadership and Scaling Innovation

By the IWBNet Team The Australian Digital Technologies Curriculum is a comprehensive and exciting challenge for school leaders. The Curriculum has been introduced as a means of preparing our students for a world that is increasingly digitised and automated. Digital technologies provide students with opportunities to: Use design thinking Be innovative developers of digital solutions […]

Education Nation Easter Special

Looking to book in your Professional Development in Sydney for mid-year? ETS has just received confirmation from the team at Education Nation of a limited time offer. Save money by registering your team of 4 or more if you book before 1 April. Book now and mark your calendar for Education Nation 7th-8th June 2016. […]

Choosing A Device?

By Johanna Wilkins Bennett. Why is it, when searching for the ‘best device for students’ in a search engine, the cogs begin to turn with some protest, spinning wheels of death appear on screen in seconds, and there is very little in the way of immediate advice and clear direction? Simple – finding one answer […]

Dropbox partners with AARNet and CAUDIT to bring greater collaboration and savings to Research and Education sector

AARNet customers to enjoy free data for traffic to/from Dropbox and discounted licenses to Dropbox for Education Dropbox has announced a partnership with AARNet, the leading research and education network provider and Australian national research and education network, as well as the Council of Australian University Directors of Information Technology (CAUDIT), to bring greater collaboration and savings […]

Enter the draw to win your school a 65″ AstralVision Large Format Touchscreen including a bonus copy of Snowflake MultiTeach Educational Software!

The competition is open to Australian schools only and will close on Thursday 31st March. Enter the competition here. The winner will be drawn on Friday 1st April 2016. All entries will be advised of the winning school by email. By entering the competition you will be automatically subscribing to receive periodic AstralVision education specials. You can easily unsubscribe at […]

ETS v NEWS Episode 4

  Welcome back to the new school year for 2016! In this episode of ETS vNews, we bring you the latest news in EdTech and speak with Jason Castellano about some great new technology that is helping students overcome dyslexia. Plus we premier a short, fun clip we did for Fujitsu around their new mobile […]


By Anthony Speranza. According to recent figures from the US, in 2014 the Chromebook quickly became the bestselling device in Northern American educational markets and is continuing to grow in popularity (see http://bit.ly/nqtzh). But are Chromebooks really a panacea for the ever growing and ever evolving educational market? Or are they merely a fad destined […]

Why Coding Matters

By Reid Moule. Despite any individual beliefs or opinions about value, the world is changing. Some changes are understandable and even predictable and occur on the larger stage of social, environmental and political life. Others are incremental, peripheral and are only recognised in hindsight. Change in education tends to be not necessarily at the periphery, […]