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AI in schools
Business Efficiency

Transforming Education by Understanding AI Opportunities and Challenges

Imagine a classroom where learning is personalised, teachers are freed from administrative burdens, and data provides valuable insights to improve student success. This is the potential future of education, shaped by the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI). While AI offers exciting opportunities for personalised learning, teacher support, and data-driven decision-making, its integration into schools raises

Business Efficiency

Data Privacy in Schools – Best Practices for Managing Student Information

With technology playing a vitally central role in the ways schools operate and educate today, and data volumes within schools growing significantly, schools need to adopt best practices to ensure the security, accuracy, and accessibility of their data. This article is a deep-dive into the essential strategies for information management, including the latest technology, tools

Students using AI in school
Industry News

AI In Schools, The Future of Learning – The Impact on Education IT and Security

The education landscape is evolving, and artificial intelligence (AI) is emerging as a transformative force. While adopting AI offers exciting possibilities for enhanced efficiency, personalised learning, and optimised school operations, it’s crucial to remember that preparation is key. Just as important as implementing AI solutions into a school, is the need to ensure the school’s

School Cybersecurity Practices
Improving Cybersecurity

School Cybersecurity Practices Every School Needs

With the rise of school-focused cyberattacks over the last few years, schools have since sought the guidance of expert IT professionals to raise their cybersecurity levels and help them implement controls, such as cyber response plans, to protect themselves against sophisticated cyber threats. While most schools have response plans, they often lack a specific cyber

Efficient data management
Business Efficiency

The Evolution of Computing for Education: Demystifying Hybrid Cloud Solutions

In the ever-evolving world of technology, schools continually seek efficient and effective ways to better manage their IT resources and technology budgets. For business leaders within schools, understanding the nuances of various computing models is crucial, especially when considering the shift towards hybrid cloud solutions. This blog post aims to elucidate what hybrid cloud is,

Educational Technology
IT Tips & Tricks

Optimising Learning Outcomes with Educational Technology

Education technology has become inherent to most schools today. In addition to providing individual and enhanced support for each student, there are a world of benefits for parents, educators and even schools themselves. Since schools introduced technology to their ways of working, learning has been optimised and the schools are able to offer more engaging,

supply chain cybersecurity
Improving Cybersecurity

Why understanding your supply chain risk matters

Schools spend a significant amount of time and resources protecting their infrastructure and digital assets, but a substantial amount of them don’t have a good handle on the cybersecurity risk that their supply chain introduces. Like businesses, many schools rely heavily on the services that third parties supply, and ensuring that these providers prioritise cybersecurity

Australian school kids mobile phone
Industry News

The Use of Mobile Phones in Schools

There’s no doubt that technology in schools has countless benefits. From institution management software and finance systems to high speed internet and the laptops and tablets used in classrooms, technology has accelerated the learning experience and empowered both educators and learners. But not every piece of technology is welcomed into classrooms. Mobile phones, and whether

Secure school network
Improving Cybersecurity

Navigating the Cybersecurity Storm: A Clarion Call for School Boards to Fortify Digital Defences

After a year of high-profile hacks, the Federal Government and its corporate regulators are now moving to hold all board members accountable for the cyber resilience of their organisations. Increasingly school boards are no exception, and are being actively held to account. While there have been many hacks of various corporate and government entities in

Improving Cybersecurity

Prepare, Don’t React, with a Cybersecurity Strategy

In an era dominated by technology and interconnectedness, the security of educational institutions’ digital assets has become an increasingly pressing concern. Schools must adopt proactive measures to safeguard their sensitive data and shield their reputation from ever-evolving cyber threats. The educational landscape has undergone a profound transformation with the widespread integration of technology into classrooms

IT operations
Business Efficiency

Top 10 IT Operations Best Practices for Australian Independent Schools

A Comprehensive Guide for School Business Managers and Principals In today’s digital age, reliable and secure IT infrastructure is crucial for any educational institution. Technology plays an increasingly significant role in teaching, learning, and administration, making it essential for Australian independent schools to establish and maintain robust IT operations. The right IT environment can help

ICT Strategic Review
Business Efficiency

Building Tomorrow’s Schools Today: The Advantages of an ICT Strategic Review

In today’s digital age, information and communications technology (ICT) has become an indispensable part of education. The effective use of ICT enhances teaching, learning, and administrative tasks. As technology continues to evolve rapidly, it’s crucial for schools to stay current. One of the most practical ways to ensure the alignment of a school’s ICT infrastructure

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