Stories by Rebecca
Hutt Valley celebrates women in tech
Hutt STEMM Festival aims to inspire young women into tech careers through breakfast talks and hands-on activities. #STEMM #womenintech.
Social media makes academic research more accessible
Academics say social media is making research more accessible, allowing for broader conversations and public debates.
Communities of online learning a step closer
New Zealand moves closer to implementing online learning with second reading of Education (Update) Amendment Bill. #COOL #education.
Otago's online MBA among the world's best
NZ's Otago University celebrates as its Online MBA programme ranks 4th globally by CEO Magazine, outshining many prestigious institutions.
Construction begins on exciting new Christchurch school
Construction begins on new Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery school in Christchurch, featuring flexible learning spaces and digital workshops.
Primary students’ results improve with fibre broadband
The New Zealand Government’s investment of over $1 billion into ultra-fast broadband is beginning to show results.
Collaboration keeps digital tech alive at Christchurch schools
A joint effort between several secondary and tertiary institutes results in quality technology learning for high school students in Canterbury.
Interactive videos help foster healthy relationships
Palmerston North's Awatapu College pioneers interactive programme to teach students about healthy relationships and consent.
New online resource to teach sign language
On the 11th anniversary of New Zealand Sign Language becoming and official language, a new resource aims to teach it.
Funding to help put a stop to online bullying
Steps towards responsible digital citizenship have been made as a student led programme receives funding to tackle online bullying head on.
3D technology helps school fundraising
Innovative tech students at Wellington's Marsden Collegiate boost school funds with bespoke 3D-printed plant pots.
Online competitions grow Great Kiwi learners
Thousands of students of all levels to compete in English, mathematics and science thanks to new online competitions.
Credit scores for kids on education app Banqer
Banqer's new credit score module educates pupils on financial history's impact, prepping them for future fiscal prudence.
Digital learning supported in New Plymouth school upgrades
Construction set to begin on $2m learning support centre at Spotswood College and $1.6m expansion at Te Pi'ipi'inga Kakano Mai Rangiatea.
ICT makeover for Auckland school
Manurewa Intermediate soars into the digital age, thanks to a £40k ICT upgrade from Vodafone, enriching learning with new tech.
Website to help battle bullying
New website aims to combat bullying in Mid Canterbury, offering a supportive community and resources for both victims and perpetrators.
Technology aids reading comprehension
Study shows technology boosts reading gains in 10-11 yr old boys, achieving up to 6x the national average at a Palmerston North school.
Schools to become digital hubs
Schools with ultra-fast broadband will soon be able to share their fibre connections with their local communities.
Academics to ‘hack’ an open textbook
This weekend, academics from New Zealand and Australia will collaboratively write – or hack - an open textbook.
Training in IT helps teacher win award
Auckland teacher's IT training earns her the PM's Science Teacher Prize, revolutionising science education with technology and inclusivity.
Is the end nigh for cyberbullies?
Facebook, Twitter, Ask.fm, Snapchat and other forms of digital media have all come under fire for the ease of which they can be used for cyberbullying.
App to bring Nelson history to life
An augmented reality history-sharing app is being developed to share the Nelson-Tasman region’s history and stories.
Thinking beyond the ‘on’ switch
Auckland's new Mind Lab challenges students to understand the inner workings of technology, promoting hands-on learning in science and engineering.
New app may help young readers
New Booktrack app, blending sound with e-books, to enhance reading for Auckland students, revolutionizing engagement and comprehension.