Genius Hour in Your Classroom

| By Jason Hosking | What if you could learn about anything you wanted to? What are you interested in? What are you passionate about? What do you want to tell the world? How are you going to change the world? There are only three guidelines: Research something. Create something. Share it. Welcome to Genius […]

The Flipped Classroom – A Paradigm Shift

  By Matt Burns A change is here. It is not coming. It is here. It has arrived. And like the wind, teachers can feel it on their skin, and in some classrooms. The way teachers have taught for the last 100 years is undergoing a significant transformation. This article is about a paradigm shift. […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 But are Chromebooks really a panacea for the ever growing and ever evolving educational market? Or are they merely a fad destined […]

A Management Approach To Implementing New Technologies And Pedagogies In The Classroom

By Brad Murphy.  Making Change Change is difficult at the best of times, but even more so in schools that have busy schedules, traditional pedagogies with the ‘we have always done it that way’ mindset, and a myriad of approaches, methodologies and technologies all vying for teachers’ attention. David Thornburg put it that managing such […]

Retrospect Backup and Recovery Software

With the right solution, educational institutions everywhere can rest easy knowing that their digital assets are safe. Retrospect’s enterprise level features provide local and offsite backups, precise point-in-time restores, built-in file-level deduplication, VMware integration, iOS remote management of multiple backup servers, end-user-initiated restores, and industry-leading customer support, all with no dedicated IT staff required to manage […]

Dive into Splash’s new STEM Education Hub

Australia’s leading education portal Splash has launched a new Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) hub, providing more than 400 STEM resources to help students develop the necessary skills to participate in Australia’s digital economy. The Splash portal, which is used to teach more than 100,000 students every school dayi, will assist teachers seeking high quality video […]