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South Australian Year 12 students will be the first in the nation to complete exams online

Year 12 English Literacy Students in South Australia will be amongst the first in the nation to conduct their end of year school exams online, using SoNET Systems Assessment MasterTM –  a large scale online platform that represents a new standard in 21st century electronic examinations. Assessment MasterTM has already successfully been used by national … Continue reading “South Australian Year 12 students will be the first in the nation to complete exams online”

Long road ahead to ensure the NDIS gets back on track

Since June 2016, the number of people participating in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has almost tripled, increasing from 30,000 to 112,000. However, across the country, confidence is slowly waning for many Disability Service Providers, with more than fifty per cent of organisations concerned about their ability to keep up the pace and adjust … Continue reading “Long road ahead to ensure the NDIS gets back on track”

e-Learning can Dramatically Shift the Way in Which Education is Delivered to Students from Developing Countries

Access to a good education is the fundamental right of every child on earth, however, in some parts of the world, this privilege appears to be far out of reach.  Africa, as whole, has some of the world’s greatest disparities when it comes to accessing education. Child enrolment for primary school across the continent wavers … Continue reading “e-Learning can Dramatically Shift the Way in Which Education is Delivered to Students from Developing Countries”

NDIS met with disappointment, despite opportunity for economic and employment growth

In July, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) celebrated its one-year anniversary. While the scheme has been faced with its challenges and setbacks, it has also been a year full of opportunity for many disability service providers. Publicised as the largest public policy reform in Australia since Medicare, the NDIS provides people with a disability … Continue reading “NDIS met with disappointment, despite opportunity for economic and employment growth”

Evidence Institute in Poland delivers Assessment Master to thousands of students

On the 6 -7 June and 13 – 14 June, Assessment Master was used by the Evidence Institute in Poland to successfully deliver a student competency test to over 18,000 students. Developed in Polish and with no prior experience of Assessment Master, it took the Evidence Institute just under four months to learn the system, … Continue reading “Evidence Institute in Poland delivers Assessment Master to thousands of students”

SoNET Systems in partnership with ACER and IEA to improve computer and information literacy for international students

SoNET has been commissioned by Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) and IEA to deliver the student assessment materials, translation and marking systems for the 2018 International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) main study.  SoNET was involved in the previous and first ever cycle of ICILS in 2013, where highly interactive and sophisticated item … Continue reading “SoNET Systems in partnership with ACER and IEA to improve computer and information literacy for international students”

Top 25 Government and Technology Providers 2017

Government and Public sectors are no longer what they were. Their horizontal expanse has multiplied unequivocally, so has their dependence on newer technologies to tread these new horizons. And, since the new world is plagued by concerns such as, security threats, population proliferation and depleting resources, it is only evident that state-run agencies will become … Continue reading “Top 25 Government and Technology Providers 2017”

Australia’s education program for teaching English is a step ahead of England’s

Australian schools are doing a better job at teaching English than England itself, after it was revealed that England’s education program for teaching English lags considerably behind Australia’s. This is largely down to different ways in which children are taught between the two countries. In Australia, children are exposed to a more flexible and creative … Continue reading “Australia’s education program for teaching English is a step ahead of England’s”