Education New Zealand stories
YOU’RE INVITED: Energise 2017 - learn from education's thought leaders
Energise is small enough to be intimate, while big enough to stretch thinking and is purely education-focused with not a sales pitch in sight.
We made it: The biggest Educator stories that shaped 2016
As far as years go, 2016 was without question a turbulent one for those in the education industry - here are the biggest stories of the year.
How your school can keep up with the digital revolution - and not fall behind
The tech world is booming - as a result, coding skills are in high demand, with related jobs paying significantly more than the average position.
Kiwi schools stuck in server land, remain slow to adopt the cloud
“The 9-3pm model for education is changing, and the best way to support this cost effectively is through the cloud."
IT a top earning degree for Kiwi students
“The highest earning qualifications include health-related fields, engineering and information technology.”
EdTech World Tour comes to an end: 'NZ has been a great inspiration'
Busson and Jarre say at each stage of the New Zealand leg, they were welcomed and impressed by this country’s approach to edtech.
ENZ boosts student engagement with improved website
Education New Zealand (ENZ) has launched new website pages and rolled out a number of improvements as part of its aim to deliver meaningful content.
More Kiwi schools turn to N4L's Managed Network
John Hanna, N4L CEO, says he credits the survey’s positive responses to the company’s school-centric approach, and proactive approach to support.
Understanding copyright for schools
Copyright describes a set of exclusive rights that are given to owners in relation to the creation of audio, image or video works, says NetSafe.
ECNZ says ‘about time’ for early learning investments
ECNZ says the Advisory Group of Learning report is welcome, and there are some standout recommendations.
The Mind Lab: Preparing Kiwi kids for jobs of tomorrow, today
Technology can be an enabler for alternative learning methods and approaches, helping to prepare students for jobs of the future.
N4L launches podcast, sparks discussion about education in NZ
N4L has launched a new podcast series 'The Point of Learning' to spark a discussion about leadership in teaching and learning from a NZ perspective
Technology putting greater demands on Kiwi teachers
“In the past decade or so teachers have had to respond to major changes which include new technology, a new national curriculum, and NCEA."
How maker culture activates innovation in Kiwi classrooms
'Maker culture' is gaining ground as a tool to activate creative learning and innovation within the classroom, according to CORE Education.
VLNC recognises Kiwis embracing online learning
The Virtual Learning Network Community (VLNC) has recognised four individuals embracing the online learning environment at the 2015 VL Awards.
N4L hosts free Pond workshop
Kiwi teachers have the opportunity to attend a free workshop held by Network for Learning (N4L) this week.
Kiwis, get on board: EdTech market explodes
EdTech for Export is hosting an eT4e conference this June in Wellington, with the aim of encouraging industry collaboration and networking.
Top ten technology trends impacting NZ schools
Core Education has identified ten key digital technology trends, within key areas of change, that are impacting all aspects of education in NZ.
HP launches competition for rural Kiwi schools
HP has partnered with Rural Women New Zealand to officially launch its second annual Rural Schools Competition for small Kiwi schools.
Free coding workshop targets Kiwi high school students
These school holidays a free web coding workshop will take place at Upper Hutt Central Library for students 14 to 18 years old.
NZ Government invests $5m into digital learning advisory service
A new advisory service that’s aimed at helping schools understand the digital learning opportunities available has launched in New Zealand.
Classrooms around New Zealand go digital with Chromebooks
A new digital teaching system is being rolled out across the Far North of New Zealand by a group of principals and educators.
Kiwi teachers to learn about Japan’s cutting-edge technology
Eight New Zealand science and digital technology teachers are set to bring newfound knowledge of Japan’s technology into New Zealand classrooms.
Lincoln University student creates 'invaluable' app
IT grad, Tao Zhou, has completed an internship at a plant breeding and research company where he developed an app to help staff carry out field work.