March 19, 2024


The power of transformative education for global citizens

It was great to join the Global Citizen Now! Event in Melbourne earlier this month which featured a range of innovators dedicated to ending poverty. The event featured 350 inspiring youth leaders from around the world, including the brightest minds, influential decision makers, and the biggest names…

December 12, 2022


Cisco aims to train 6.7 million people in Asia-Pacific in digital and cybersecurity skills over the next 10 years

MELBOURNE, Australia., December 08, 2022 – Today at Cisco Live Melbourne, Cisco, a worldwide leader in technology, announced that it aims to train 6.7 million people in Asia-Pacific in digital and cybersecurity skills over the next 10 years. The skills will be imparted through its Cisco Networking…

August 24, 2022


Equity and Access in K-12: The role technology and industry have to play

I am constantly reminded of the transformative potential of education, but never more so when I share a room with passionate educators. I had the opportunity to do this in August as part of the Education Summit held in Perth. The stories and insights from education experts focused on the theme for the…

August 16, 2022


Using technology to securely transform the education sector in one of Asia’s largest economies

The education sector needs technology just as much as anyone else in the world. It gives students the flexibility to learn on-demand, creates opportunities for inter-departmental and inter-university collaboration, allows the creation of shared databases to house important research documents,…

October 21, 2021


La Trobe University invests in Cisco Technology to become a Resilient Digital University

Cisco and Optus to deliver technology infrastructure through software-defined access solution Builds on the La Trobe & Cisco partnership: Research Chair, National Innovation Industry Network Technology enabling La Trobe’s Net Zero goals through the ‘Living Lab’ concept La Trobe University…

July 9, 2020


Universities and TAFEs to increase their use of digital technologies: insights from education executives

More than 30 education executives from Australia, New Zealand and the US met virtually over Webex last week to discuss the outlook for education in what is being described as a `next normal’. The topic, Reimagining Education in a post COVID-19 World, was part of a round table which Cisco convened as part…

June 15, 2020


Enabling Collaboration and Innovation in Teaching & Learning at Curtin University

Seeing how educators and administrators are finding new ways to use technology to enhance learning and teaching outcomes for students is quite amazing, especially when they share how they are leveraging the full capabilities of Cisco’s technology in innovative ways. In the past 15 years I have visited…

May 25, 2020


Industry and Academia collaborating to share expertise and unlock innovation

Research and industry collaboration are key in helping to deliver applied innovation at scale and reduce the time it takes to solve business problems through the use of current and emerging technologies. It is the future model for enabling co-innovation at scale in Australia. Working directly with…

March 31, 2020


Enabling Virtual Learning at Scale for the ‘Education State’

In Australia, the Victorian State Government is committed to building a world class education system to continue to enhance Victoria’s status as the ‘Education State’. Schools are the front line of this effort to build a system that provides every student with the knowledge, capabilities and attributes…