News & Analysis

CareMonkey, the edtech parents use to keep track of school tasks, rebrands and expands as Operoo

- August 13, 2020 2 MIN READ

CareMonkey – the management system for school and parents to deal with online forms, medical data and excursions and other school adventures – has rebranded as Operoo. While parents deal with email requests, the system is designed for schools and other organisations to cut slow, time-consuming and repetitive paper-based tasks. Operoo CEO and co-founder Troy… Read more »

News & Analysis

David Gonski is chairing a new edtech accelerator for Rio Tinto aimed at creating a future digital workforce

- March 10, 2020 2 MIN READ

  Mining giant Rio Tinto is investing $10 million in a new startup accelerator to tackle potential skills gaps in Australia’s future workforce. The four-year Future Minds Accelerator program, supported by startup accelerator BlueChilli and Amazon Web Services (AWS), will target school-age learners, with prominent businessman and University of NSW Chancellor David Gonski chairing an… Read more »

Profiles

School Bytes is taking the pain out of office admin

- April 10, 2019 2 MIN READ

Young entrepreneur Blake Garrett has set about eliminating a pain point that will be dear to the heart of many a school principal. Garrett is the founder of School Bytes, a comprehensive cloud-based school management platform which allows a school’s front office staff to streamline their admin and operational processes. They say necessity is the… Read more »