Case Study: STEM Studies

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In 2017, Parklands Christian College, launched a new subject STEM Studies for the Year 10’s.  In this blog, our speaker Kristie Schulz – Lead Teacher of Mathematics and Science  at EduTECH Asia shares the school’s journey with us. STEM Studies 2018 STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) at Parklands Christian College is not your typical STEM class. There are no robotics labs, we …

The 4th Industrial Revolution in Education

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The world economic form had published an article on the 4th industrial revolution, highlighting how technological revolution will fundamentally change the way we communicate and live our everyday life and how we should be responding to this change. One of the areas this could definitely impact is Education. The question of how to prepare the younger, and even the current, …

Tying ed-tech with everyday learning [VIDEO]

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Technology has become integrated in the classroom in so many ways, that we often don’t even think about how we are using it.  Educators need to make better use of ed-tech tools for instruction, and find ways to better students’ learning outcomes by offering the best learning experience everday. Split across eight premium tracks of content, plus a day dedicated to …

Towards an Open Access Indonesia: The need for bringing open source solutions to academia in Indonesia

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If there is any country which illustrates the need for open access solutions, it’s Indonesia. A sprawling archipelago of over 17,000 islands, 922 of which are inhabited by over 132 million internet users. 64 million Indonesians are active on Facebook and its capital, Jakarta, was named the world’s most active city on Twitter. More than any other technology, the web …

Harnessing technology to prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s workplace

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When it comes to education, the world of tomorrow for students is already here. The introduction of digital technologies has disrupted industries worldwide. As a result, tomorrow’s workplace will require new skills that students must prepare for. However, almost half of today’s companies believe they do not have the digital talent they need, whilst less than half of senior university …

Project Based Learning at Green School Bali

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With the last session of our 6 week intensive Project Based Learning program LEAP at Green School Bali, we tried something slightly different to kick off the program. In the past, we have used the time to do team building activities and identify common interests in the hopes that our students will find projects that reflect their passions. This latest …

Building a green campus environment

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From making sure that resources and waste are managed well, to nurturing a wide range of plants and trees on the campus, Tangling Trust aims to set a great example of a sustainable school. The Operations team at Tanglin Trust are fully supportive of the school’s sustainability efforts and take a lead when it comes to managing the campus.  Brain …

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Keynote insights: Brian Alexander on getting the most from edtech

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EduTECH Asia is just a couple of months away, and here at HQ we’re busy putting the final pieces in place for what is going to be an incredibly exciting week. One of the speakers who will be kicking off the show will Bryan Alexander, who amongst other work is known for his superb monthly Future Trends in Technology and Education …

Role of CIO’s and IT Directors in Schools

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As technology continues to permeate every aspect of education chief information officers (CIOs) can no longer operate in silos. Technology is now a key player in both information technology (IT) operations and daily classroom activities. Why is such a role at such a senior level not only needed, but crucial to the future of high schools? In this article Paul Herring, Senior IT …