Responsible for promoting the value of geospatial applications in Australian classrooms and universities, plus managing the ongoing implementation of Esri Australia’s GIS for Schools program, which donates ArcGIS Online to Australian classrooms.
Esri Young Scholar 2017 – a year in review
Since winning the Australian Esri Young Scholars Award in 2017, Alan Pearse has been working on several projects as well as getting stuck in to his university studies. We caught up with him to chat about what he’s been working on over the last year, and what’s on the horizon.
Students use GIS to track cattle movements
A new program has launched in Australia where students use GIS technology to track herd movement and work with emerging agri-tech to bridge the digital divide.
Flying high: the 2018 Esri Young scholar
Adrian Darmawan, a Bachelor of Geospatial Science student at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, is the winner of the 2018 Esri Young Scholar award for his innovative project that uses drones to assess landslide risk.
Teacher Talk: Navigating the GIS Classroom
Australian teachers see the power of using GIS in their classroom, but many aren’t sure on the pedagogy and teaching method to use. We look at tried and tested approaches, to help make the transition as smooth as possible.