Australian small business IT specialist Calvert Technologies has continued its growth surge with the appointment of globally-trained technical engineer Puneet Awasthi to its team.
Calvert Technologies is an Adelaide-based company that specialises in providing IT support and consultancy services to small businesses. The Microsoft Gold Certified Partner, which focuses on providing quality solutions that don’t “break the bank”, is currently experiencing record demand.
With a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Delhi University in India, Puneet has built up an extensive track record in IT infrastructure management and IT infrastructure support in the seven years since he graduated.
Puneet’s most recent assignment involved working as a contracted Microsoft Server and Network Engineer on a major Active Directory migration project for South Australia’s Department of Families and Communities.
South Australian company Platypus Software this week will show leading educators its innovative Student ePortfolio system, which creates an electronic learning space for each child and his or her teacher.
At the event on Wednesday, August 5, global software giant Microsoft will also appoint RGMT Pty Ltd –trading in SA as Platypus Software - as South Australia’s newest Microsoft Gold Partner, an elite program which acknowledges the company’s expertise in the education sector.
Educators from across the State will attend this event to see the unveiling of the Platypus Student ePortfolio System, which provides an electronic learning space for each child to support SA's new Personalised Learning initiative.
Platypus Software founder Ron Green, a former state-wide advisor for the SA Education Department, said "personalised learning" was an enormous paradigm shift for teachers and students. "Personalised education has been discussed in research and policy papers for many years," he said.
Kids Around Town is a parent-friendly initiative that reduces the cost of entertaining a young family on a tight budget through a combination of handy advice, thrifty activity ideas and relevant discount vouchers.
The $28 family guide, which gives one third of its sale price to the charities selling them, is scheduled for launch before the October school holidays. As well as listing free family fun activities such as playgrounds, libraries and markets, it will include discount vouchers from local businesses such as The Beachouse at Glenelg, Wiggly Worms, Toyworld and the Capri Theatre.
Sheree, who developed her business plan between kiddie playdates and kindergarten, said the Kids Around Town concept was born from her frustration as a parent. “The current crop of discount voucher books is designed more for couples than families with youngsters,” she said.