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South Australian students trial nation-first electronic Year 12 exams

SoNET Systems is excited to conduct and deliver online final year exams in partnership with SACE Board. This is the first time in Australia that year 12 students in South Australia and selected schools in the Northern Territory could take their final year exams online. http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-11/sa-trials-first-year-12-electronic-exams/10230748?pfmredir=sm Click the button below to follow us on LinkedIn.

NDIS software helps providers to defeat the challenge – iCase, a configurable cloud-based NDIS IT solution

NSW has become the first state to fully roll out the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) in July 2018. According to the government, more than 85,000 people with disability in NSW are using the NDIS. At the same period, the final stage of the NDIS roll-out in the Northern Territory has commenced, while Western Australia … Continue reading “NDIS software helps providers to defeat the challenge – iCase, a configurable cloud-based NDIS IT solution”

Positive changes to DES program to take effect as of July 1, 2018

Positive changes to DES program to take effect as of July 1, 2018 As of the 1st of July, changes to the Disability Employment Services (DES) program will take effect; this marks the beginning of a long-awaited reform, first proposed in the 2017 Federal Budget. It is anticipated that the Australian Government will invest over $3 … Continue reading “Positive changes to DES program to take effect as of July 1, 2018”

Roll out of online NAPLAN testing proving to be a success

In May this year, NAPLAN was transitioned from its current paper-based test to computer-based testing, with results so far suggesting it has been a positive move. Whilst there have been a few minor technical glitches associated with the first trials, such as power failure, browser issues and failed internet connections, students, by and large, appear … Continue reading “Roll out of online NAPLAN testing proving to be a success”

How To Create Better Working Conditions For Community Service Workers That Improves Outcomes for Vulnerable People

The Community Services Sector in Australia is a wide-spanning industry, which covers a range of welfare services, including disability care, residential aged care, home care, child care, and family support. This is achieved through face to face, or telephone interaction, either through advocacy, counselling, and community development, or through direct service delivery, undertaking tasks such … Continue reading “How To Create Better Working Conditions For Community Service Workers That Improves Outcomes for Vulnerable People”

Why Digital Technology is necessary for the Community Services and Disability sector to progress forward over the next 5 years

The non-for-profit industry, in particular the Community and Disability Services sector, is currently facing major challenges including: pressure to operate under tight conditions, increasing competition, changes in consumer choice, and an increased demand for services, especially with the rollout of the NDIS. This is further compounded by the fact that the policy environment is in … Continue reading “Why Digital Technology is necessary for the Community Services and Disability sector to progress forward over the next 5 years”

Assessment Master now hosted in AWS Frankfurt

Due to strong demand and our growth in Europe, SoNET has recently established our third global hosting site in Amazon Web Services in Frankfurt, Germany. This site is currently undergoing GDPR assessment and compliance tests. By delivering Assessment Master geographically close to our clients, we can provide even better performance and scalability of our SaaS … Continue reading “Assessment Master now hosted in AWS Frankfurt”

SoNET partners up with ProctorExam to improve test security

Academic misconduct, whether through plagiarism, deception or cheating, is a common occurrence in many educational settings, from primary school right through to University. With the advent of web-based learning, this problem has become even more prevalent, creating the need for online assessment software that provides a secure testing environment. Assessment MasterTM SaaS, a product of … Continue reading “SoNET partners up with ProctorExam to improve test security”