05 May Pivot in focus at Scotch College, Adelaide

post-scotchWe were thrilled to be profiled by the Principal of Scotch College, Adelaide, in his Term 2 communication to the school community. Pivot has been working with Scotch for three years and the Pivot approach is now deeply embedded within the school’s teaching and learning framework, providing real insights and metrics for teachers and school leaders, and a powerful avenue for student voice.
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20 Mar Pivot named as a ‘best idea’ in education, PWC

post-pwcPivot was profiled in PWC’s leading paper on steps to advance meaningful education reform in Australia, as an example of a ‘best idea’ that has been proven to help boost teaching effectiveness and should be rolled out more broadly. Pivot’s Director Belinda Harries was invited to present to the Sydney launch of the PWC paper, and join a panel discussion on education reform with former Scottish First Minister Lord Jack McConnell and former. Innovation adviser to President Obama, Chris Vein.
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07 Sep Pivot named a “Startup Star”: The Weekly Review, 2016

Pivot Professional Learning is profiled in The Weekly Review as a ‘Startup Star’ on the rise. Cleo Westhorpe, Belinda Harries and Caitlin Macleod speak about their professional development tool designed to “prove” the current performance of teachers and “improve” their effectiveness in the classroom. The powerful platform has now surveyed well over 5000 classrooms Australia-wide.

Read more about The Weekly Review’s Startup Star here

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02 Jul Pivot partners with the Australian Association of Maths Teachers

Aamt-logo-wbg-300pxWe’re excited to announce a new partnership with the Australian Association of Maths Teachers to help maths teachers and faculties to better understand their impact in the classroom. If you’re a maths teacher looking to prove and improve your teaching effectiveness, please register your interest here for a place in our nation-wide trial in 2016:

Head to the AAMT website for more information

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27 May Pivot awarded a Top 50 in the Anthill Smart100

Smart_100_Tat_CapitalThey’re innovative, Australian, highly commercial and they’re changing the world, one idea at a time. Pivot Professional Learning was proud to be among the Anthill Smart 100 in 2015 for developing and building a powerful online professional learning tool that allows teachers to reflect upon and improve their instructional practice, allowing them to achieve better outcomes for the most important person in the equation: the student.

Read more about Pivot’s Top 50 placing here

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