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Hutt Valley celebrates women in tech
"I’m also happy to see a focus on the essential part women are playing in these growing industries."
Social media makes academic research more accessible
"Academics no longer operate from the safety of ivory towers: they are able to engage with a much wider audience."
Communities of online learning a step closer
"We know that a good education is a passport to the future and we are committed to modernising our education system to meet the challenges."
Otago's online MBA among the world's best
"The Otago Online MBA represents a major breakthrough in business education in New Zealand."
Construction begins on exciting new Christchurch school
"The new Ao Tawhiti Unlimited Discovery school will be another jewel in the local education network."
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
“I believe this programme will have a significant impact on the future safety of our students and our community.”
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
Year 9 students are preparing for the future with 3D printing and design skills under their belts.
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
"Hopefully over time this will help develop a healthy approach to credit amongst our youth.”
Digital learning supported in New Plymouth school upgrades
“It’s essential that students with learning support needs receive the same educational opportunities as their peers..."
ICT makeover for Auckland school
An ICT makeover has catapulted classrooms at Manurewa Intermediate into the future.
Website to help battle bullying
A long-awaited interactive website has been launched to help combat bullying in the Mid Canterbury region.
Technology aids reading comprehension
A new study has found 10 and 11-year-old boys who used technology in their reading comprehension learning made gains of up to six times the nationally expected average.
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
An Auckland secondary school teacher who took night classes in computer studies so she could use ICT in her teaching, has won the 2013 Prime Minister’s Science Teacher Prize.
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
A new high-tech facility in Auckland aims to get students to think beyond the ‘on’ switch on the devices that consume much of their lives and to focus on what it is that makes things work.
New app may help young readers
School students may benefit from the latest innovation in reading – sound tracks incorporated into e-books.