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How AI & facial rec could abolish schools' daily roll calls
Soon there could be no need for teachers in New Zealand to do the daily roll call – and no need for students to come up with creative ways of saying ‘here’.
NCEA exams finally go online in 2019
“Students are enthusiastic supporters of digital assessment; they tell us it reflects the way they are learning and living, with technology at their fingertips."
Vodafone releases phones with child-safe features
Along with the restriction capabilities, the Vodafone Smart N9 range also has a range of emergency and safety controls.
University tackles multi-campus AV streaming challenge
Pro AV Solutions Queensland and avt deployed a network media solution to deliver streaming across multiple University of Southern Queensland campuses.
Being BYOD ready: How to future-proof for digital curriculums
Connection numbers and the demand per device is growing exponentially in education instiutions. How can a school be ready for what’s to come?
Digital divide anxiety as school year looms
As technology in the classroom becomes a necessity, many children could be starting at a disadvantage as the financial strain becomes too much.
Class in the clouds: How AI and cloud can transform education
The global education landscape is changing, and Australia no exception. Michael Chetner explains how AI and the cloud will create a new way to learn.
What to think about when planning IT infrastructure in schools
An expert with a history of builiding successful IT infrastructure for the unique education sector shares their advice for getting it right.
Universities seeing rise in DDoS attacks
Overall, between July and September, DDoS botnets attacked targets in 82 countries.
How to address Australia’s alarming cyber security shortage
"To address the cyber security skill shortages in Australia, CySCA aims to promote cyber security as a career option."
Tech in schools can level the experience playing field
A survey by Instructure suggests technology could give students the world experience needed to help navigate an increasingly globalised world.
Iranian govt hackers phishing universities worldwide – Secureworks
The targeting of online academic resources is similar to previous cyber operations by COBALT DICKENS, a threat group associated with the Iranian govt.
Using AI to address the cybersecurity skill shortage
There is an expected shortage of over 1.8 million security professionals worldwide over the next few years.
BNZ teaches Settlers Village residents about online scams
Residents at Auckland’s Settlers Village are now wiser to the dangers of online scams, thanks to a visit from BNZ staff yesterday.
Mimecast acquires cybersecurity training firm Ataata
Ataata's security awareness training and cyber risk management platform will be integrated with Mimecast’s cyber resilience for email.
Why Australian businesses should add cybersecurity to the end of financial year checklist
Australian organisations should be looking at their ICT security as part of their planning process for the new financial year.
Qlik throws its weight behind data literacy through A/NZ education providers
According to Qlik’s recent Data Literacy Survey, there is only a 19% data literacy rate amongst graduate entry level workers in Australia.
Bridging the digital skills gap in the AEC industry
With the construction industry projected to grow by more than 120,000 jobs in the next five years, having a workforce of skilled employees is a must.
AWS funding bursary course to support local data centre workforce
The global giant has partnered with the Institute of Technology Tallaght in Ireland to help local talent pursue a career in technology.
Tableau partners with Swinburne University on new analytics course
The course is positioned as a method for increasing the digital literacy of students in a range of professions.
How artificial intelligence can assist the delivery of quality education
AI could assist a university with the processing of student enrolment applications or the reporting of academic results.
Te Papa and EQC’s Minecraft mod shakes up earthquake education
Skeleton horses and killer bunnies may not be traditional learning tools, but a new mod for Minecraft is using them to teach important lessons.
Wellington businesses promote ICT opportunities to the region’s teenage girls
"We are certain that opportunities like this make a difference in addressing the current gender imbalance in ICT."
Budget 2018: Govt. to invest $42 billion in capital spending
“We have to build the strong foundations that give every New Zealander the chance to succeed."