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Apps
Apprentices get digital solution to the paperwork problem
Tertiary provider comes up with app to help apprentices in their on-the-job experience. Late nights of paperwork soon to be a thing of the past.
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Online learning
Online training could make New Zealand roads safer
Higher Ed and business worlds meet with hopes to improve road safety with innovative online driver education simulations and research.
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Open Polytechnic
Teachers get tech for breakfast at Hutt Valley STEMM
"Science is the key to our future. We need more scientists, but we need them to be able to create, collaborate and be digitally literate."
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Online learning
COOLs are coming and Te Kura is ready for the change
"High quality online learning uses technology as a tool to help provide learning programmes that address learner’s personal needs.”
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Edchatnz
Let us tell your story - Educators is here to listen
We want to hear from you. How is the changing digital landscape affecting your educational offerings? We want to tell your stories.
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Online learning
Digital inclusion doesn't stop at the prison walls
“I’m delighted we’re able to provide prisoners with more opportunities to further their education and develop positive study habits and confidence.”
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Online learning
Go Pollock bridges gap between digital and traditional teaching
"We want to make an impactful connection between both education and technology, as well as the student and the teacher"
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The Mind Lab
New learning platform broadcasts the lab into the lounge
A new website, built from the ground up with young learners, seeks to let kids take the lab home with them.
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Business
Otago's online MBA among the world's best
"The Otago Online MBA represents a major breakthrough in business education in New Zealand."
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Finance, Leasing & Rental
Kiwibank invests in financial future of young Banqers
“It demonstrates demand for financial education in schools, and affirms that there is appetite for the solution we’re providing.”
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Ministry of Education
Digital tech at the forefront of education direction
“For young people growing up today, the virtual world is as real as the physical world."
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Online learning
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.
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Online learning
Online competitions grow Great Kiwi learners
Thousands of students of all levels to compete in English, mathematics and science thanks to new online competitions.
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Education
International expert warns NZ to steer clear of 'corporate online schools'
"Research on online schools has revealed that they have serious problems, such as extremely high student attrition and very poor results."
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Victoria University
Victoria University joins edX platform to take online learning global
Victoria University is about to take higher education around the globe in partnership with the world's top academic institutions.
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LinkedIn
LinkedIn launches online learning platform to tackle 'ever-shrinking shelf-life of skills'
LinkedIn is hoping to make it easier for businesses and professionals to boost their professional skills, with the launch of LinkedIn Learning.
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Digital Marketing
Adobe launches 'industry-first' Digital Marketing Accreditation
Adobe has teamed up with General Assembly to offer the Adobe Digital Marketing Accreditation, to be run by experts and 'Adobe technology evangelists'.
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SPCA
SPCA launches new online platform for educators
“I think that we will look back at this launch as a critical juncture for animal welfare in New Zealand."
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Microsoft
Kiwi instructional management system Hapara launches on Microsoft Office 365
Hapara on the Office 365 platform gives educators the tool they need to enable visibility, personalised learning & safety in this digital environment.
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Employment
Businesses are recognising the power of upskilling
Online learning is quickly becoming the primary means of upskilling, providing measurable value to businesses and their tech pros.
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Innovation
Blackboard Collaborate named ‘product of the year’
"Blackboard is focused on designing and delivering innovative solutions and services to learners and instructors around the world."
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Hekia Parata
Online maths and literacy platform extends to all Kiwi schools
E-Ako is an interactive online resource currently used in primary schools. From today it will be available to all state and state-integrated schools.
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Government
Govt needs to look at online learning for skills shortage, says expert
"Global inequality and the skills gap is one of the biggest challenges facing governments."
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Education
English teacher launches Kickstarter to bring eLearning to the masses
“While English and arts subjects are essential for every person, they have long been overlooked by edtech companies.”