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Education technology stories

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Redeemer Lutheran College modernises campus network with BES IT & CommScope
Fri 20 Aug 2021
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Brisbane-based K12 school Redeemer Lutheran College has enlisted the help of IT solutions provider BES IT to upgrade the college’s internet connectivitity and campus security.
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7 ways educational technology improves classroom experiences
Thu 20 Aug 2020
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The use of properly integrated educational technology can also lead to better student outcomes, more well-adjusted students, improved student retention, and more.
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Auckland ICT Graduate School adopts AWS programme
Wed 7 Aug 2019
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“For tech companies to continue to grow and compete on a global stage, AWS is working to grow the skills base and cultivate the next generation."
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Aussie students want fully digitised university experience
Tue 18 Jun 2019
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education
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e-learning
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higher education
"We're seeing great innovation around how universities are delivering curriculum, however universities need to ask studentswhether it's in the right direction."
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OneSmart unveils AI-driven education products
Mon 29 Apr 2019
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Integrating innovative new technology into products significantly improves the educational experience.
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NZ's LNAAT application achieved through industry collaboration
Wed 27 Feb 2019
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education technology
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tribal group
ServiceIQ and ELPNZ are the first TEOs to utilise the LNAAT API.
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Tech Data brings Lightspeed Systems to ANZ with new distie deal
Thu 22 Mar 2018
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mobility
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education technology
Lightspeed Systems is an education technology provider that partners with schools to deliver mobility and management solution programs.
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No Prime Minister's education award for tech this year
Mon 15 May 2017
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learning
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ministry of education
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education technology
"While the 2017 Focus Prize could not be awarded this year, we know that there is significant innovation in local curriculum design"
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New coding kit for kids set to be a game changer
Fri 5 May 2017
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education technology
Founder and CEO of littleBits, Ayah Bdeir says the combination of games with a tactile experience makes for an incredible learning tool.
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Rotary Club and Ākina Foundation team up to kick-start social enterprise
Fri 5 May 2017
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education technology
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ākina foundation
Now in its third year running, there is $10,000 cash to be won to help kick-start social enterprises - last year was an online NCEA tutorial platform.
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Gardening with digital skills at Christchuch high school
Thu 13 Apr 2017
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software
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education technology
The project aims to give students practical gardening as well as digital skills.
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YOU’RE INVITED: Energise 2017 - learn from education's thought leaders
Tue 4 Apr 2017
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digital transformation
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education new zealand
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education technology
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.
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Kiwi educator only one in Australasia to be chosen for Google Academy
Wed 22 Mar 2017
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Tarawera High School professional development e-learning leader, Sam Gibson will soon be joining just 35 other certified educators around the world.
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How the modern librarian is guiding research in the online era
Wed 11 Jan 2017
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libraries
Teaching proper research methods is about so much more than enabling students to turn in the perfect paper.
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Helping students become global citizens with Skype
Tue 10 Jan 2017
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voip
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skype
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microsoft new zealand
Technology is disrupting education in ways that students and educators could not have conceived.
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We made it: The biggest Educator stories that shaped 2016
Fri 16 Dec 2016
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education
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education new zealand
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techday
​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.
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Digital tools still need to work with analog brains
Mon 21 Nov 2016
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e-learning
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digital learning
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ovum
Research suggests that there are significant educational benefits to some old-fashioned analogue skill sets that can be critical to the way we think.
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IN PICS: Bett Asia 2016 - defining the future of education
Thu 17 Nov 2016
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education
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digitisation
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education technology
The Bett Asia 2016 summit took place this week, gathering all the leading policymakers, researchers and most forward thinking educators in APAC.
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Teachers never fear - Microsoft assures tech won’t replace you... yet
Thu 17 Nov 2016
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microsoft
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education technology
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digital education
“Your students are learning without you” - does this phrase spell the end of teachers or the beginning of a new era?
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Baxter the robot to inspire Northland students at science & tech fair
Mon 15 Aug 2016
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robotics
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education technology
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baxter
Baxter the humanoid robot will make an appearance at the Central Northland Science and Technology Fair, inspiring intermediate & high school students.
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Victoria University & LINQ accelerate ICT grad students' learning
Tue 9 Aug 2016
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victoria university
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education technology
"LINQ will accelerate students’ learning process, giving them access to a powerful and intuitive way to model information."
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Researchers use brain-scanning tech to ‘read’ students’ brains
Tue 2 Aug 2016
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education technology
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education software
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science
Yes you read right. What if we could read students’ brains and see what they’re thinking?
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CodeCamp teaching Kiwi kids coding and tech literacy
Tue 26 Jul 2016
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education technology
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coding
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code camp
CodeCamp has been thrilling Kiwi children during the school holidays this year, teaching them the basics about coding and digital literacy.
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The connected classroom - the Internet of Things in education
Tue 28 Jun 2016
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education technology
There will be 37 million connected devices in New Zealand by 2020, so it’s no surprise that everyone is still talking about the Internet of Things.
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