Welcome to Education Technology Solutions


Latest issue of Education Technology Magazine out now! Education Technology Solutions (ETS) magazine is Australia’s leading education technology publication. This is the official Education Technology Solutions magazine website and it features a selection of articles from the current and previous issues of the print magazine, along with some ‘web-only’ content. We trust that you will find this site a […]

5 Mins with Samir Bhana from School of Music Online


What is School of Music Online (SOMO)? SOMO is an exciting new approach to musical education delivered into schools through the use of gamification and interactive learning. SOMO is aligned with an authorised examination board in Australia that provides a structured syllabus taught either in the classroom or at home which allows the students to […]

Australia’s top educators have highlighted the importance of high tech education


  Students of the 21st century need to be creative, these skills will be paramount to their success as part of a technologically advanced society. Teaching students to answer tests prepares them to pass the rigors of school of yesteryear but not the real world in which they will live and need to survive in. […]

Is it worth upgrading to Parallels Desktop 10?

Ever dreamed what the future could hold if you could combine all of the best features of a PC and a Mac in one slick interface? Today the future has arrived.  Prior to its official release, we were given a behind closed doors test drive of Parallels Desktop 10 for Mac. Long story short, we […]

3D Printing: Impacting The Minds Of The Future


By Nigel Brockbank. Schools everywhere are changing. We can see technological advances impacting schools and the way children learn everywhere. More recently, 3D printing has been making its mark on the minds of the future. It has certainly caused a stir in the media of late, but what are the benefits to the ways in […]

Apps To Get You Moving


By Jarrod Robinson. Last year, Google search terms for “Physical Education Apps” increased by over 3,000 per cent from the previous year’s figures. This can only be described as an exponential increase that highlights the overwhelming shift towards mobile devices in the active classroom. With this being said, teachers are continually looking for apps that […]

Surveying Students Online To Improve Learning and Teaching


By Vishen Naidu, Shelly Kinash and Melanie Fleming. One of the most sensible ways of improving learning and teaching is to ask the students for feedback. At the end of each teaching period (i.e. semester or term) all universities and many schools survey their students. Usually these surveys are managed online. Questions ask for student […]

Social Network Security


By Philip Brookes. Just a few short years ago, social media was only used by early adopters and kids but now roughly half the Australian population has a Facebook account and social media participation is considered mainstream. In fact, if you did a quick online search about any individual, the odds are you will be […]


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