Is technology the future of education?

A collaboration between ABC Education and Deakin Motion.Lab conveys how technology benefits students’ learning, and engages them in the classroom. Fist published April 2018 With technology advancing rapidly in today’s society, it was only a matter of time until schools began integrating it into classrooms. So much so, that terms like ‘digital literacy’ and ‘digital […]

The State of Document Management in Education 2017/18

Following the 2017 Association of School Business Administrators (ASBA) conference, Fuji Xerox sent a survey to conference attendees asking for feedback on the state of document management in private education. The results provide some interesting insights into the challenges and trends being felt by schools and business managers. When asked to identify the top administration […]

The 5 Stages of 3D Printing Adoption

3D printing isn’t just a technology, it’s a journey. After nearly a decade of building 3D printers and teaching the world how to use them, we’ve noticed some trends in how people experience the technology—from a user’s first exposure to their most recent challenges and successes. The Curiosity Stage Before most people see a working […]

Interview with an Expert: Dominic Parsonson of Fuji Xerox Australia

Dominic Parsonson is a senior additive manufacturing specialist and expert at Fuji Xerox Australia, and works with industrial companies and educational institutions to identify and implement additive manufacturing solutions. Having worked in the additive manufacturing industry for a number of years, we were pleased to be able to speak with Dominic to discuss his thoughts […]

National STEM School Education Strategy 2016–2026 gives funding for 3D printers

In 2015, all Australian education ministers agreed to the National STEM School Education Strategy 2016–2026, which focuses on foundation skills, developing mathematical, scientific and digital literacy, and promoting problem solving, critical analysis and creative thinking skills. The strategy aims to coordinate current activities and improve STEM education. A STEM Partnerships Forum was established to support more […]

MakerBot Replicator+, the best 3D printer for schools

MakerBot Replicator+ was awarded as the best 3D printer for schools 2017 by All3DP magazine. That’s because no other 3D printing manufacturer has invested so heavily in building a dedicated ecosystem for the education space. The MakerBot Replicator+ has specific safety features optimised for the classroom. There’s a removable flexible bed that isn’t heated; an […]

MakerBot Pro Series: The Drone

This story is part two of MakerBot’s series of design studies, exploring iterative design and the relationship between designers and their tools. You’ve probably taken something apart just to see how it works. Maybe you fixed it, maybe you marveled at the ingenuity of the design, but something about it was fascinating. I had this […]