Key Factors of the Australian EdTech Market


Key Factors of the Australian EdTech Market

Australia ranks fifth in terms of delivering quality outbound tertiary international learning space.

The primary reason why this destination is so attractive for international learners is because it offers quality education. In the global front, Australia is well-known for its education institutions that retains quality assurance frameworks and it is indeed praiseworthy.

At present, the education sector in Australia is focusing on reforms that will helps in delivering nationwide literacy and numeracy testing and the online resource. Right now the Australian government is also trying to fund for reforms which will remove big challenges and create a need-based funding mechanism. This will help in achieving sustainable and continuous reform and improvement in schools.

Australia as a key player in the EdTech Market

Australian educators were very clear with why they have encouraged EdTech in their learning process. The Australian government was also quick in understanding the benefits of EdTech so it supported the use of technology in Australian schools.

Educational technology in Australia has impacted the 21’st century learning process in many ways; let’s hear what Dan Haesler has to say on it in the video below.

1. Introducing professional development opportunities for teachers - it is a time when the developed countries were moving from traditional chalk and talk set-up. From the students perspective the children are getting disengaged with educational material. So to capture the attention of students and offer value to the learning process, it was important to introduce a paradigm shift in the education sector. The developed nations like US were already using EdTech and sealed the existing gap in education sector.

In this area, the Sydney Centre for Innovation in Learning (SCIL) transformed the educational thinking and practice at NBCS and in the wider educational community by designing a range of programs and research projects. Such programs and innovative steps helped in transforming the educational thinking and practice. Check more on interaction of education technology in learning process in the video below.

2. Introducing Digital Education Revolution (DER) - this step brings in a parity in the use of small device technology. Such initiative has helped in placing technology in the hands of students who could otherwise not afford to purchase technology. Through DER, the students could access educational apps, augmented reality, 3D printing, geo-spatial technologies etc.

This step has helped the tech savvy teachers play with technology and allow the tech savvy teachers play with technology and sync it in the learning process to attract the students’ attention. Classes have become more engaging and motivating for the students.

3. Edtech has helped change the Course evaluation process - by introducing technology in the education sector of Australia, it is fast modifying the ways by which course evaluation are delivered, collected and analyzed. In the process it is also supplementing course evaluation process by making it deeper than before and more actionable.

With the extensive use of technology, educators are now able to quickly close the course evaluation feedback loop faster than ever before. Secondly, the digital technology is also enabling educators to gather qualitative data mining through the process of open-ended learner feedback. Thirdly, with technology integration today, course evaluators can fast combine both summative and formative evaluation.

To conclude the Australian education technology sector is structured, well placed and is fast growing. The country has already had a strong tie with Asia pacific and with education sector becoming stronger than before, it would continue to attract talents across the world to pursue their higher education in this destination. 

About the Author
Author: Ananya DebroyWebsite: http://edtechreview.in
Ananya is currently working as the Content Manager at EdTechReview. She has a keen interest in Ed Tech and the ways in which it is strengthening the education sector as a whole. She is an avid reader and loves to meet relevant people & unleash new updates on various innovations in the EdTech world as it indirectly helps her pen down well-researched blogs on the niche. Follow her @AnanyaDebRoy

Like what we do?

The Latest EdTech News To Your Inbox

Follow us:

   

   

 

Latest EdTech News To Your Inbox

 

The EdTech Tweets

EdTechReview RT @tinapeji_21: <20 days b4 Aug11! Save the date and register to @etr_in Hyderabad! edtechreview edchat Hyderabad PLN https://t.co/PiD…
About 8 hours ago
EdTechReview Delhi NCR, Maharashtra schools now build your school brand, merchandise with @CampusMall (Institutional merchandise… https://t.co/FywQdfhDvY
About 11 hours ago

Follow etr_in on Twitter

About ETR Community

EdTechReview (ETR) is a community of and for everyone involved in education technology to connect and collaborate both online and offline to discover, learn, utilize and share about the best ways technology can improve learning, teaching, and leading in the 21st century.

EdTechReview spreads awareness on education technology and its role in 21st century education through best research and practices of using technology in education, and by facilitating events, training, professional development, and consultation in its adoption and implementation.

 

-> Read More

Join The Community

Subscribe and Join the 55,000+ members who trust us...

Testimonials
I find every news, reviews very informative and interesting. This site is indeed a great site for both teachers and learners. Thanks to EdTech for creating such an enriching site on education. Hats off!!
- Regin Brown, Educationist and Blogger, United Kingdom


My group likes this site because it's so up-to-date and has tons of relevant articles.
- Angela Giuliano, Teacher, New Mexico


Your write ups and articles ignites the minds making them receptive to the whole new wealth of EdTech.
- Jagat Rana, Parent, India


EdTechReview has some great resources for teachers who need to get some ideas about technology in the classroom.
- Loretta Wideman,Teacher, East Africa


EdTechReview keeps educators up to date with trending tech savvy terms relative to the discipline.
- Dr. Ingrid Rizzolo,Education Professional, Curriculum and Instruction Designer, New York City Area

-> Read More

Go to Our Client List

Adobe Avaya Bettasia Bonio Campus Management CK12 CKS Evernote IBM Intel IQPC Kidzania McGraw Hill Moodle Moot USC Rossier CMR University The British School Canadian International School Pathways Ridge Valley

Subscribe to our Newsletters...