Tag: Education ICT

Tag: Education ICT

SysAdmin Day!


My thanks to Brett for noting this very important event which honours those of you in ICT admin positions around schools. With tongue firmly in cheek, System Administrator Appreciation Day and the website behind it have some good fun while quietly making a pertinent point about the undervalued SysAdmin role – “Let’s face it, System Administrators get no respect 364 days a…

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ICT in NZ Schools – the Election Looms!


It was interesting to drive around  my part of the world over the weekend and see so many political billboards already erected, even if they were all just for one party!  The signs were concrete reminders that the election will be held here in New Zealand in only a couple of months, on September 20th. In the preamble to the full-on…

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ICT in Australian Education


The “black budget” in Australia has certainly caught the headlines leading up to and after its announcement this week.  This is the new Coalition Government’s first budget and they have clearly decided that the first year of the election cycle is the best time to implement a wide raft of tough measures that will be unpopular with many voters! It’s always…

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