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Nine Lanterns specialise in
creating engaging eLearning
solutions for a range of blue-chip
corporates, healthcare organisations, government departments
and education
al institutions

Our experience in designing and
building bespoke online training solutions
has taught us what works, why
and in what circumstances.

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Evan raises over $600 doing a 'Bloody Long Walk'!

Evan Irving-Pease, a Senior Developer here at Nine Lanterns, completed a 'Bloody Long Walk' over the weekend and raised over $600 for the Australian Mitochondrial Society in the process. 

Evan, along with his partner Hayley, was part of a team from Murdoch Children's Research Institute that raised a fantastic total of over $4100. 

The walk was indeed a 'bloody long' one, stretching 35km from Victoria Park to Brighton via Southbank.  It took Evan and Hayley six hours and five minutes to complete it - well ahead of their 7 hours target.

Mitochondrial Disease, known as 'Mito' to those

James Ballard to present at upcoming PechaKucha Evening!

James Ballard, Senior Analyst here at Nine Lanterns, will be presenting at the ELearning Association's PechaKucha evening on 27th November 2014 at the Centre for Adult Education in Melbourne. 

The title for James' presentation is 'Personalised Learning Environments' and comes hot on the heels of his presentation on two subject matters at the ELLTA Conference in Penang, Malaysia on 17-19 November; Connected Learning and Learner Engagement. 

'PechaKucha' is a presentation style where 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds, meaning presentations are only 6 minutes and 40 seconds in total.

ELearning Association Showcase - 9th October - FREE event!

Nine Lanterns will be exhibiting at the ELearning Association Showcase this Thursday - 9th October at the KPMG Building in Melbourne's CBD. 

The Showcase is your opportunity to discover the best and brightest of our eLearning community. Demonstrations of e-learning projects will include finalists of the 2014 eLearning Excellence Awards and members of the Association.

Nine Lanterns have been nominated as finalists in three separate categories at the awards and will be showcasing the nominations at the event.

The event is to be held at KPMG, Level 5, 147 Collins Street, Melbourne between

Nine Lanterns' Online Learning Experts set to present throughout Asia-Pacific!

Nine Lanterns' Online Learning Experts have been invited to present at events across Asia-Pacific this coming Spring/Summer.  

James Ballard, our Senior Analyst and self-confessed Moodle expert, will present papers on two subject matters at the ELLTA Conference in Penang, Malaysia on 17-19 November; Connected Learning and Learner Engagement. James will also present on Leaner Engagement at the HETL 2015 Conference Utah Valley University, Utah, USA,  on 20-22 January 2015. 

Meanwhile, Kate Casey and Scott Wallace will be presenting at the Health MoodleMoot to be held in Sydney on 27-28

The award nominations keep rolling in!

Fast on the heels of a finalist nomination in the AITD awards, Nine Lanterns have been nominated as finalists in three separate categories in the eLearning Excellence Awards held by the eLearning Association. 

Nine Lanterns have been nominated in the following categories: 

This is the 7th time the awards have been held by the

Nine Lanterns Finalists in the AITD National Training Excellence Awards 2014!

The team at Nine Lanterns are delighted - and extremely proud- to have been nominated as a finalist in the 'ELearning Achievement' category at the AITD National Training Excellence Awards 2014, for a course we completed in partnership with the Australian Psychological Society.

Training allied health professionals who have basic skills and knowledge about the complexities of child development and the assessment and treatment of childhood mental health difficulties is a huge challenge.

Visit the eLearning Development Company of the Year at LearnX 2014!

The team at Nine Lanterns are delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting at LearnX 2014, to be held at Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre on 14th October. 

Now in it's 7th Year, the LearnX conference precedes the LearnX Awards presentation where Nine Lanterns will collect a Gold Award for Best ELearning Development Company.

The prestigious awards, which are in their seventh year, recognise the exceptional impact of organisational learning and performance within the Asia-Pacific Region.

Members of the Nine Lanterns team will be on-hand to answer your questions about what we

Nine Lanterns welcome Hanny Santoso as new QA Manager

Following a strong period of growth, Nine Lanterns are delighted to announce the appointment of Hanny Santoso to the role of QA Manager.

Hanny brings a wealth of experience to Nine Lanterns having worked previously as Technical Project Manager for Education Services Australia, IT Project Manager for e-Works and E-learning Centre Manager for Bina Nusantara University in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Hanny was awarded an MSc in Computer Science from Curtin University of Technology in Perth, WA, and a BSc in Computer of Science and Information Systems from Bina Nusantara University in Jakarta.


Nine Lanterns will be presenting several webinars over the course of 2014 and beyond. We will make them available on this page for you to listen to at a time convenient to you! 

Latest Webinar

ScaffoldLMS Webinar - E-Portfolios 

Recorded 21st October 2014, 10am AEST. Listen to the webinar here. 

Links to the resources mentioned during the webinar: 

JISC Paper - Effective Practices with E-Portfolios

'Personalised Learning: Developing a Vygotskian Framework for E-Learning' by James Ballard and Philip Butler. 

Previous Webinars 

ScaffoldLMS Webinar - Interoperability - LTI and Experience API 

Recorded 9th September 10am AEST. Listen to this webinar here

ScaffoldLMS Webinar - Administration of ScaffoldLMS 

Recorded 12th August 10am AEST. Listen to this webinar here


ScaffoldLMS Webinar - Recognising Achievement: Mozilla Open Badges

Recorded 29th July 2014 - 10am AEST. Listen to this webinar here.


ScaffoldLMS Webinar - Theme and Responsive Design 

Held on 15th July 2014. 

The webinars above are part of the ScaffoldLMS Webinar Series. To see our upcoming webinars, click here



Excellent opportunity for an experienced QA Manager

Nine Lanterns currently have an excellent opportunity for an experienced QA Manager to join our team: 

  • Full-Time ready for immediate start
  • Melbourne based modern offices (Abbotsford, right on the Yarra)
  • Flexible working conditions

Nine Lanterns specialise in customised eLearning content and web application development for a range of blue-chip corporates, not-for-profit charities, healthcare and educational organisations. 

We have a opportunity for an experienced Quality Assurance Manager to join our highly skilled and stable team of 16 full time staff plus contractors.

In addition to