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Artificial Intelligence

The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Education

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been steadily affecting people’s lives over the past few years. Every industry has benefitted from utilising artificial intelligence in their operations – from simple CCTVs to highly complex self-directing drones.  The limitless possibilities of artificial intelligence in education One of the more surprising developments involving AI is its huge potential to […]

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Assessment

Why Measuring Literacy Performance is Important

Malcolm X once said, “Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” However, sizeable segments of the world’s population are still illiterate.  According to recent global literacy performance measurement studies, about two-thirds of the world population (roughly 750 million adults) lack the basic arithmetic, reading, and […]

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Dyslexia Learning strategy

4 Ways to Encourage a Love of Reading in Young Children

Some children naturally adore reading. Even at a young age, these children sit and look at the pictures in their favourite books rather than play with toys or watch television. Other children are much less enthusiastic; trying to get through a short story with these unexcited readers can be exhausting. If you identify as a […]

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Dystech winner of EduGrowth Business Plan Competition

Dystech winner 🥳 Dystech has won the Australian Edtech Business Plan Competition organised by EduGrowth. The competition is designed to drive innovation within the Education Technology and Innovation sector. Applicants are asked to submit ‘Business Plans’ which need: to be innovative; to address the education sector; to clearly articulate the impact; to demonstrate the effectiveness […]

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Amazon invites regional Dyslexia startup Dystech to Singapore

Australian start-up Dystech was recently invited to attend a special three-day educational event held at Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Singapore. Currently creating an assessment app for Dyslexia, Dystech was one of only five Australian startups to be invited. Co-Founders Hugo Richard and Jim Radford were given the opportunity to access free training and workshops, […]

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Dyslexia

Why We Should Stop Calling Dyslexia a Disability

If there is one curious thing about dyslexia, it is the fact that society still needs to be educated about it despite the enormity of literature on the subject. Assumptions about it persist.  One of the most common misconceptions about dyslexia is that it is a learning disability rather than a specific learning difference. In […]

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Dystech heading to Australia’s MedTech Challenge September 2019

Local Gippsland digital start-up Dystech has been shortlisted to participate in the largest MedTech challenge in Australia. Dystech is currently developing an app to allow the early assessment of dyslexia using artificial intelligence. Now in its 5th year, “MedTech’s Got Talent” is part of Australia’s largest medical device accelerator program. The program is a unique […]

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Artificial Intelligence

From Sci-Fi to Real Life: Why Artificial Intelligence Matters in the Modern World

It wasn’t long ago when authors and movie writers wowed their audiences with stunning narratives about artificial intelligence (AI). Although these fictional stories often portrayed AI as murderous robots with human-like thinking capacity and logic, AI  in the real world is not as exciting.  In fact, you might be surprised to know that some of […]

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Let’s Talk Dyslexia

Let’s talk Dyslexia Yes, we did it!This last Saturday was really crazy… waking up at 6 am, rushing everywhere to get tea, coffee, microphones, video, chairs, flyers, etc… Yes, it was the day of Gippsland’s first conference on dyslexia featuring speakers Rhonda Campbell, Shae Wissell and Prof. Gilles Richard. Objective: Encouraging awareness for dyslexics, their […]

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Dystech at the Digital Innovation Festival Victoria

This post is to share a piece of good news. I am privileged to be talking at the Digital Innovation Festival Victoria, but importantly I will be sharing the scene with two fantastic individuals 😁 Tickets Here <— Digital Innovation Festival Victoria #DIF The 2019 digital innovation festival or what we call #DIF is a […]