Category: EduHack

EduHack Wrap-up

July 9, 2014  ·  Categories: EduHack  ·  No Comments

Missed EduHack and want to check out what the teams got up to? Attend and want to relive the action? Here's a snapshot courtesy of many of the tweets from the weekend: Eduhack launches tonight! Follow #Eduhack to see what happens when students, educators and digital designers ignite innovation in education — CNPE (@CNPE_Aus) June 20, 2014 Off to @CNPE_Aus #eduhack...

Hacking for a better education

July 1, 2014  ·  Categories: EduHack, Media Release  ·  No Comments

High school teacher Shane Hunt and entrepreneur Jamie Bell didn’t know each other when they got to talking at an education ‘hackathon’ on a Friday afternoon. By the end of the weekend, the pair had teamed up to pitch for support for a digital solution to an education challenge; they went on to win a cash injection, as well as...

Why Startups Need To Listen

June 12, 2014  ·  Categories: EduHack  ·  No Comments

Is your purpose to solve a problem, or to be a hero? Too many so-called leaders, whether of one-person social ventures, or hundred-person philanthropically backed not-for-profits, seem to have forgotten that their purpose is not to be a hero, to single-handedly save the world from poverty, disease or lack of education. Their purpose (at least according to their mission statements)...

Diary of a young hackathon attendee

May 30, 2014  ·  Categories: EduHack, Uncategorized  ·  No Comments

  1. What did you expect from the Adappt hackathon before you went along?   I didn't have any set expectations prior to attending Adappt. I knew that I was going to meet other young like-minded social entrepreneurs, which was really exciting and something I wanted to do for a while but I didn't have an avenue for it. Adappt...

Education + Hackathons = Innovation

May 29, 2014  ·  Categories: EduHack  ·  No Comments

  EduHack is Australia's first education focussed hackathon. Find out more here. Typically, when you ask someone what makes a successful hackathon, they’ll start talking about food quality, prizes, power strips, access to caffeine, etc. Those are of course important logistical components of a hackathon, but they don’t fully capture the magic. For the uninitiated, Hackathons are.... My job is to help people...

Educators, You Are Enough!

May 28, 2014  ·  Categories: EduHack  ·  No Comments

  EduHack is Australia's first education focussed hackathon. Find out more here. Like an itch, my start-up idea kept creeping back into my mind. Sometimes I would take a second to scratch it and do some research, but usually I would just ignore it. I was a teacher, not a coder. I was a mentor, not a designer. I was a coach, not...

EduHack Announcement

May 1, 2014  ·  Categories: EduHack  ·  No Comments

From June 20 to 22 The Centre for New Public Education and myEd are joining together to bring you Australia’s first education hackathon. Over three days students, educators, digital developers and designers, and entrepreneurs will come together to turbo charge innovative technology-based solutions to some of education’s big issues. Together, CNPE and myEd are aiming to break down silos to convene students...