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AcademyEX celebrates diversity in landmark New Zealand graduation
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New Zealand's academyEX celebrates the graduation of a 100-strong, diverse cohort, endorsing its successful learning model.
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AI & VR part of junior leadership initiative between Infosys & Table Tennis Victoria
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Infosys launches a Junior Leadership programme in partnership with Table Tennis Victoria to enhance young players' digital knowledge and leadership skills using the 'Infosys Springboard' platform.
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Report reveals rise in global digital stalking in 2023
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Kaspersky's 2023 report highlights a worrying rise in global stalkerware abuse, with approximately 31,000 victims recorded, marking a 6% increase from 2022.
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Digital Future Aotearoa calls for greater laptop donations
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Amid a growing digital divide, Digital Future Aotearoa urgently appeals for laptop donations for their RAD initiative, supporting educational and employment aspirations of Aotearoa's youth.
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New Zealand's academyEX wins global award for innovative Edtech platform
Tue, 27th Feb 2024
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New Zealand's edtech sector celebrates as academyEx and the Ministry of Social Development triumph in the World Summit Awards, receiving acclaim for their innovative job skills platform, Digital Passport.
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UK landline digital switchover summons connectivity fears
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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UK landline switchover to digital could jeopardise safety of 95% of those over 65, according to disability and elderly advocacy groups urging for delay until 2030.
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AI & remote work reshape business practices by 2024
Fri, 12th Jan 2024
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AI is revolutionising business and project management in 2024, with employee-led tech selection underpinning changes in a remote-work dominated era.
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Alteryx study reveals potential AI impact on future enterprise in Singapore
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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Alteryx's study predicts AI's considerable role in shaping future Singaporean enterprises, with 78% of leaders saying AI is already impacting their organisation.
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Navigating the AI-dominated era: Alteryx highlights future enterprise trends
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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New research by Alteryx details the roadmap for enterprises in the AI-dominated era, stressing the need for strong regulations.
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Alteryx study reveals how AI is shaping the enterprise of the future
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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Alteryx study reveals insights into how artificial intelligence (AI) will shape future enterprises, based on data from 2800 global decision-makers.
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UK tech leaders discuss digital skills crisis at Parliament Street Summit
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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At Parliament Street Summit, UK tech leaders debated the urgency of Britain's digital skills gap and potential solutions.
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HCLTech graduates first digital apprentices in New Zealand, plans expansion
Sun, 5th Nov 2023
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HCLTech celebrates the graduation of its first group of digital apprentices in New Zealand and plans to expand the program.
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TDCX Foundation aids youth digital literacy for its first anniversary
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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TDCX Foundation celebrates first anniversary with projects enhancing digital literacy for Southeast Asian youth. #socialimpact.
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Why we should listen to Gen-Z's cybersecurity literacy need
Thu, 20th Jul 2023
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There’s no advancement in IT without cybersecurity at the front, and these young adults have a skill gap in the area.
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Why content subscription services remain relevant and profitable in Cambodia
Wed, 1st Mar 2023
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As the world becomes increasingly digitised, content subscription services have emerged as one of the most profitable consumption models.
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Cybersecurity hackathon aims to boost digital awareness
Wed, 13th Apr 2022
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Global cybersecurity provider Secureworks is hopes growing digital literacy will also boost interest in the field.
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Shouldering the responsibility of payment security
Fri, 18th Mar 2022
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Digital payments have become second nature for shoppers, but scammers are taking advantage. How can the industry fight back?.
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ADIA welcomes Australian Government's greater focus on digital literacy
Thu, 9th Jan 2020
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ADIA welcomes Australian Government's commitment to digital literacy, aiming to reduce the digital divide and enable social and economic participation.
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New Horizons invests in Australia's workforce, seeks to close skills gap
Tue, 10th Dec 2019
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New Horizons Computer Learning Centers is investing in Australia's workforce development to address the country's skills gap and boost growth opportunities.
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Affordable digital training that works for you
Mon, 8th Jan 2018
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Bringyourlaptop.com have made it easy and affordable for you to increase your digital skill set and get ahead of the competition.
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Phonics more important than ever in a digital age
Mon, 12th Jun 2017
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Massey University children's literacy specialist Tom Nicholson discusses how spelling is even more relevant in a digital age than ever before.
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Robots can be programmed in the playground with Swift
Wed, 7th Jun 2017
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Children to code robots and drones with Apple's Swift Playgrounds, transforming the way programming is taught in schools.
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Teachers get tech for breakfast at Hutt Valley STEMM
Tue, 16th May 2017
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Hutt Valley teachers feasted on tech innovation with Open Polytechnic's digital learning showcase at the STEMM festival.
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Warehouse Stationery looks to keep handwriting alive in digital world
Mon, 11th Apr 2016
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Warehouse Stationery launches initiative to promote handwriting in New Zealand schools, giving children the chance to write a postcard for free.