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AASQA wins National Award

CARG is delighted to share with you that the Autism Academy for Software Quality Assurance (AASQA) won the Business and Higher Education Round Table (BHERT) Award in Melbourne last November. AASQA came in top in the category of ‘Outstanding Collaboration for National Benefit’ (see Below are some of the judges’ comments which are all very encouraging:

  • “This program is of outstanding value to our society. The uptake of the program is enormous. This is a great contender for the award.”
  • “This is a tremendous program; it shows excellent partnerships and outcomes.”
  • “The unique characteristics of this project make a fascinating application of university skills with a special group of people generating long term benefits to them and the industry using their skills.”
  • “An inspiring approach that brings together a number of international components, local research and a network of collaborators.”

Further news of this award can be found here –

We would like to thank all of you (ninjas, mentors and parents) for your support over the years. Without your participation, we will not be able to achieve this success within a short period of time.

We look forward to 2019 as we continue to make greater impact in the area of learning through the AASQA CoderDojo.