Knowledge and skills assessment form an integral part of the education and corporate sector, with training outcomes commonly assessed in order to gain knowledge about student learning, manage changes to workplace structure and to guide the direction of future learning. Assessment activity is often undertaken to check student progression relative to others at a national, … Continue reading “Educational Outcomes Assessments”
Security Alerts for Android devices due to Dresscode malware When installing applications onto your Android phone, users should display caution, following several reported security breaches through the Google Play Services platform due to infected software. Up to 400 infected apps have been reportedly downloaded by hundreds of thousands of Google Play Users, using malicious software … Continue reading “Security Alerts for Android devices due to Dresscode malware”
NDIS – A new way for the future of disability management Those suffering from a disability, whether physical or mental, can often feel shut out of society and unable to experience meaningful participation in the community. While there has always been some level of community support to assist these people, there is hope that the … Continue reading “NDIS – A new way for the future of disability management”
The recent difficulties of Greens leader Richard di Natale relate to the fair remuneration of live-in staff, but they highlight a closely related area of employment abuse – the use and misuse of unpaid interns. And they illustrate the appetite of the media for damaging exploitation narratives. Internships can provide a win-win outcome for inexperienced … Continue reading “The Rights – and Wrongs – of Internships”
Cybercrime, like any other enterprise, operates on the strength of a calculation of risk versus reward. We are all – unfortunately – familiar with the simple phishing email telling us our shipment could not be delivered, or using some similar pretext to persuade us to divulge confidential information about ourselves. Presumably (since they keep doing … Continue reading “Email Scams – Irritation or Serious Threat?”
With the NDIS still in trial at sites around Australia, the details of how exactly it will work are still far from clear to many of us. But it’s not too early for service-providers to be taking some important steps to prepare themselves for the new regime that the NDIS is ushering in. The Big … Continue reading “NDIS, the Challenge and the Opportunity”
We are delighted to announce that SoNET Systems will be working with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) to provide ICT services in 2016 for their Digital Trials and Pilots project. The work includes digitising some of the externally assessed subjects such as Business Studies, History and French as part of the Authority’s transition from … Continue reading “Working with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)”
We are delighted to announce that SoNET Systems has won the tender for provision of Online Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (OLNA) assessment services for the Western Australian Government Agency – School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA).
In September, about 30,000 students took the Australian NAPLAN 2014 test using our very own software – Assessment Master.