Topic: Education

The Education sector is comprised of specialised units that deliver education and training. These are either publically owned and operated, or privately owned and operated, either for profit or not for profit.


Stepping stones to success

Goanna Education is an Australian-owned First Nations enterprise. Co-founder, non-executive director and Dunghutti man Liam Harte AAICD and CEO Sally-Anne Browner outline the demands of scaling for gr...

Bridging the digital divide

The future is increasingly dependent on a population with sufficient tech smarts to operate in a digital environment, yet for several segments of Australian society, that survival skillset is lacking.

Are you ready for changes to cyber risk fraud controls?

A new Australian Standard AS8001:2008 - Fraud & Corruption Control was released on 11 June 2021. The standard is of particular importance to boards and importantly how they assess their cyber risk...

5 reasons directors must actively consider ethics in the boardroom

While directors are bound by fiduciary and statutory duties, including the duty to act in the best interests of the organisation, it is imperative that board decisions take an ethical lens and conside...

Faster than a speeding bullet

Now valued at $100 million-plus, share trading and superannuation startup Superhero is making investment more accessible — and more transparent.

International education sector learns new ways of coping with closed borders

As the world waits for coronavirus restrictions to ease and borders to reopen, educators are finding innovative ways to reach and retain international students.

Giving children a better future in Timor-Leste

A trip to Timor-Leste opened his eyes to the world and changed his life and now 22-year-old Australian social entrepreneur Adam Hegedus has made it his mission to build pre-schools there. His inspirin...

Practera leads shake-up in online education

Australian edutech startup Practera experienced a huge spike in demand as the COVID-19 lockdown hit. Co-CEOs Wes Sonnenreich and Beau Leese, and CFO Suzy Watson, outline how it has adapted.

How to prepare for the residential Company Directors Course™

The residential Company Directors Course takes your investment in your directorship journey one step further: it allows you to escape everyday distractions and immerse yourself in your learning. Here ...

Continuous education will help your board innovate for the future

Directors must ensure they continue to upskill and learn if they expect their organisations to successfully innovate for the future, says Kate Harper GAICD.
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