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Degree no longer mandatory with tech opportunities - NZTech
“As soon as you remove the preconception that everyone needs a degree you can tap into lots of new talent," says NZTech CEO Graeme Muller.
THETA 2017 gathers tertiary industry to discuss tech
THETA 2017 is looking to be one of the most relevant conferences for decision makers and infrastructure managers in the tertiary sector.
STEM degrees set students up for serious salaries
"STEM graduates with a Bachelor's degree or above change jobs less than other graduate groups, but are more likely to end up in high paying industries
Potential barriers to innovation in tertiary education revealed
“A good tertiary education system is one that meets the needs of all learners – including those from diverse backgrounds and with diverse goals."
Govt to invest $35 million in NZ's 'Entrepreneurial Universities'
$35 million will be poured into 'Entrepreneurial Universities' that can attract researchers, innovation and ultimately grow New Zealand education.
Students concerned that the tertiary sector isn't tackling tech trends
Victoria University of Wellington Students' Association (VUWSA) has called for more focus on providing service quality and innovation.
Building the digital universities of tomorrow - challenges and opportunities
Students’ needs and expectations will continue to change as new technologies arise and affect the education sector.
A modern solution for a modern problem: IBM tackles cyber security
"By leveraging Watson’s ability to bring context to huge amounts of unstructured data, impossible for people to process, we will bring new insights."
NZTC rolls out global online education service
“We are looking forward to sharing our NZTC early childhood education opportunities with students living and working abroad."
Victoria based uni begins IT transformation with UXC Keystone
“UXC Keystone worked closely with Federation University Australia to ensure the ServiceNow solution met all of the institution’s needs."
How is NZ's tertiary sector stacking up?
"This is the first step looking at how our tertiary education system can innovate to meet the needs of learners and the community in the future."
Brydge iPad keyboards available now for Kiwi students
Brydge has released new wireless keyboards in New Zealand for secondary and tertiary students who want to turn their iPad into an education tool.
Blackboard rolls out two new SaaS offerings
"This is a big day for our customers, as it represents the latest step we've taken to provide them with an LMS that is tailored to meet their needs."
Tertiary institutions need IT and innovation to stay relevant
"Institutions cannot remain static and expect to survive - they must assess the changing environment and take action in collaboration with IT."
Demand for online learning courses through the roof
Demand for technology in education, which can be accessed from any location, has sparked a revolution in the online learning segment.
Blackboard's latest update is all about better communication
"Meaningful dialogues between peers, as well as between student and teacher, are the building blocks to an effective overall communication channel."
New Zealand tops OECD countries in education investment
“The results demonstrate New Zealand’s commitment to equipping our students with the skills they need for the 21st century."
Government looks to update NZ's tertiary education
The Government is investigating new models of tertiary education that fit better with the changing demands of today’s world.
Do dropping tertiary rolls mean slim times for suppliers?
Tertiary enrolments are set to topple going into 2016, but it is uncertain how this will impact the demand for IT resources in the tertiary sector.
IT employers look past formal education to find innovators
“When it comes to IT jobs and finding the right candidate there’s more than formal education to consider.”
Tertiary providers required to publish graduate employment outcomes
All universities, wānanga and polytechnics will be required to publish information about the employment status and earnings of graduates as of 2017.
Kiwi educators: How are you using technology?
Educators need to evaluate how they’re using technology, and look at whether their choices are accelerating learning, or making a student passive.
Tether takes out top place at Microsoft NZ Imagine Cup comp
Three Auckland University students have won first place at the 2015 Microsoft Imagine Cup competition for Tether, an app that helps people find work.
Emulex invests in Kiwi tertiary students
Emulex Corporation is continuing to invest in New Zealand’s education sector and develop its next generation of engineering talent.