Tag: Technology

Telepresence Robots – The Way Forward

20 August, 2017
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MissingSchool engaged in further discussions, consultation and development of telepresence robots as a solution to school connection for seriously sick and injured kids. This included further development of a working proposal for a national pilot of telepresence robot technology and investigation of funding sources, potential partners and discussions with government (including the introduction of the […]

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Online Donations Available

21 July, 2017
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MissingSchool has implemented a pay-online donation system via our website using Paypal. You can now donate to fund initiatives that keep seriously sick kids connected to their education, everywhere in Australia, every day. You can select exactly where your donation will go: –        To supporting kids, families and carers –        To advising officials and advocacy […]

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Code for Australia

1 April, 2017
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Code for Australia is based on the belief that the problems we face cannot be solved unless a greater number and diversity of people become involved. It brings citizens, government and industry together to collaboratively solve social issues. MissingSchool participated in Code for Australia, worked on the concept and practice pitched for the telepresence robot […]

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Enabling Technology to Connect Sick Kids to Their Schools

30 October, 2016
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Recently, MissingSchool began to investigate the application of telepresence robots as a solution to school connection for seriously sick and injured kids. This included a working collaboration with VGo (providers of telepresence robots in the USA), and development of a working proposal for a whole-of-jurisdiction pilot of telepresence robot technology in the Australian Capital Territory.

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