While printed newsletters were once the rage, schools are now embracing tools like The Skool Loop App to help them communicate better with parents.
The Sydney School of Entrepreneurship has opened its doors this week, kicking off its first pilot course to educate students.
No Yelling allows learner drivers to connect with instructors, book appointments and complete transactions through an app and online platform.
Arludo’s games are focused on teaching students using immersive modern game elements, such as augmented reality, focusing on subjects like biology.
Connect Education is offering students an online platform that allows them to completing practice work developed and guided by graduate students.
Machinam has created an app that takes what students are learning in class and helps them apply it to real world problems.
To help parents connect with others in their school or local community willing to lend a helping hand is Hobart startup AirParents.
Gamified learning app Quitch reminds students outside the classroom via push notifications to answer timed quiz questions based on their coursework.
Adelaide startup Makers Empire has developed an app and teaching kit that allows kids to create 3D designs which can later be printed.
Commpow is an ecommerce platform where a small cut of each purchase will go directly to a school to help them finance resources and facilities.
Edutech startup Quizling has been selected to take part in the SxSWedu Launch competition, the only Australian startup set to pitch at this year’s event.
Edstart allows parents to receive a loan for their child’s school fees, which they can pay back over a period of up to 10 years.
Although we’ve diverged quite rapidly into the digital world, many Australian schools are stuck in an age-old bind and relying on paper-based forms – a labour-intensive, unreliable, and inefficient process for teachers, parents and students alike.
I love some of the things happening in the education sector right now; it seems that there is a growing consensus within Generation Y that, on the whole, traditional education never really gave us a well-rounded view of the real world and as such many of us have fallen prey to some harsh life lessons when it comes to work, money and … well, life.
Cherie Thompson is a passionate youth advisor on a mission to set the standard for youth employment across Australia. On the 7th of October, she will be launching the much anticipated ‘Go Getta Job’ – the nation’s first online job board and information portal dedicated to teenagers.