Remix Flyer

Looking for creative practitioners for REMIX Museum Hack 2016

REMIX Museum Hack 2016 REMIX Museum Hack 2016 will be a first of its kind event in Western Australia, connecting our best technology innovators, coders and designers with primary school children. In line with STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths) principles, hack teams will interpret children’s drawings developed in response to a Western Australian Museum […]

Pyne curriculum review prefers analysis-free myth to history

Pyne curriculum review prefers analysis-free myth to history By Tony Taylor, University of Technology, Sydney Education Minister Christopher Pyne launched his review of the Australian Curriculum last week and, as expected, the recommendations for the teaching of history left a lot to be desired. Stuck in its “Judeo-Christian” time-warp, the history review is in part […]

EcoChallenge 2015 – Water and Sustainability Game for schools

“Water and sanitation problems have reached boiling point: children are dying unnecessarily at the rate of 20 jumbo jets crashing every single day.” Ravi Narayanan UNEP DHI Eco Challenge 2015 October 2014 – March 2015 Tell your teacher friends and colleagues We hope you will all be spreading the word and will be helping to […]

Corporate co-option of education…

“There are many lessons here, some of which apply directly to you as a learning leader. 1. Educational institutions need and want closer relationships with business to drive their own transformation. You, as an employer, should meet with local universities and schools, and help them understand your workforce needs. 2. Massive open online courses will […]

#ETMOOC Introduction

I’m currently working in a university as an eLearning Advisor – charged with bringing a shift towards more effective application of quality pedgagogy and the unbiquitous tools for learning that exist in our digital landscape. Here as more of a lurker than a doer, looking at the structures and models that the #ETMOOC is employing. […]