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  • Intergenerational Report fails to address digital skills

    The Federal government’s Intergenerational Report failed to address the critical issue of digital skills, which are now the foundation for a successful economy, the Australian Computer Society (ACS) said on Friday.

    Written by Byron Connolly06 March 15 10:51
  • Startups win reform in Abbott's competitiveness agenda

    The Australian government will reform how employee share options are taxed to make it easier for startups to attract and retain talent, as part of a $400 million Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda unveiled today by Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

    Written by Adam Bender14 Oct. 14 15:12
  • Why technology education is not cutting it

    Large numbers of high school staff teaching ICT are not formally qualified, which may have contributed to the drop in students studying technology courses at universities and colleges over the past 12 years.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett16 June 14 16:00
  • ICT misses out in govt's 'pathetic' university funding

    The Gillard government is investing an additional $97 million to boost the number of Commonwealth-supported university placements, but ICT is not seen to benefit from that, according to tertiary education spokespeople.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett15 May 13 14:40
  • Google supports technology curriculum reform

    Google has shown its support for the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority’s proposed reforms in technology education for high school students.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett14 May 13 16:29