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  • Aussie innovator, Solange Cunin, brings space down into the classroom

    A self-confessed space geek, Cuberider co-founder and CEO, Solange Cunin, has achieved at 23 what most can only dream of. Not only has she helped launch the first Australian rocket mission to the International Space Station (ISS), but she is changing the mindset of kids on the ground, helping them do real-life space missions.

    Written by Jennifer O'Brien09 March 17 16:43
  • Breaking down barriers to tech education

    If we are to encourage more people to study technology, then breaking down time and money barriers to get accredited, formal education is key to making this happen, according to Peter Argent, academic director of Coder Factory Academy.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett09 Dec. 15 14:05
  • AIIA criticises government's latest STEM report

    The Federal Government’s recent report on how to encourage and leverage STEM skills in Australia has failed to provide any clear pathway to achieve current objectives, according the AIIA.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner13 Aug. 15 10:02
  • 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
  • STEM Education Gets Boost From White House

    President Barack Obama has announced new, expanded programs to get more students enrolled in science, tech, engineering and math courses.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin29 May 14 05:51
  • 5 Technology Initiatives and Reforms IT Wants in Washington

    Leaders from Microsoft, Cisco and other tech players are pressing their agenda as they meet with the White House and Congress this week. Some initiatives have been years in the making -- and will take many more years to see through -- but other reforms may not be far off.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin04 April 14 01:31
  • Early STEM Education Will Lead to More Women in IT

    A leading advocate for introducing girls to computer science argues that educators must develop required programs at the K-12 level to resolve gender imbalance in the tech sector.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin01 April 14 00:47
  • Raspberry Pi now has its own app store

    The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced that the new Pi Store is open for business, providing a centralized source of software for users of its tiny PCs.

    Written by Jon Gold17 Dec. 12 20:01