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Australian VETs increasingly prioritise digital transformation
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Digital transformation in Australian Vocational Education and Training (VET) providers surges, aiming to boost student enrolment and retention, as revealed by ReadyTech's report.
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Crayon partners with Kahoot! to boost global educational engagement
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IT services innovator, Crayon, joins forces with learning and engagement platform, Kahoot!, in a strategic partnership aimed at enhancing global educational experiences through technology.
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Banked unveils finance guide for New Zealand students
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Ppersonal finance website Banked debuts a free, comprehensive guide to help students effectively manage finances during their transition to tertiary education.
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Dell's Alienware shows off innovative tech upgrades at CES 2024
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network infrastructure
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alienware
At CES 2024, Dell Technologies unveiled innovative upgrades for its Alienware laptops, targeting not only hardcore gamers but casual players, professionals, and students too.
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Life101 Launchpad: Online course teaching practical skills to youth
Wed, 27th Dec 2023
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edutech
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students
Life101 Launchpad, a new online programme, aims to bolster youth financial literacy and life skills. .
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N4L's commitment to secure digital schooling featured in 2023 report
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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edutech
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creative technologies
Network for Learning's 2023 Annual Report highlights the unwavering commitment to secure digital education provision for NZ schools.
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Victoria's transport to be digitally transformed by HCLTech's innovative solution
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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digital transformation
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public transport
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students
HCLTech partners with Victoria's Department of Transport and Planning to launch a digital platform improving the passenger experience.
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AI project to revolutionis assessments & teacher workload
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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ai
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students
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teachers
Bolton College's AI project FirstPass offers significant advantages for formative assessments, improving student responses and reducing teacher workload.
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Amazon pledges to provide free AI training to two million people by 2025
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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cloud services
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edutech
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it training
Amazon pledges to offer free AI training to two million people globally by 2025 as part of its 'AI Ready' commitment.
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Sherrill Nixon appointed CEO of Australian Schools Plus
Fri, 17th Nov 2023
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students
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job moves
Australian Schools Plus has appointed a new CEO as it continues to work towards equity in education for all children across the nation.
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Free coding education coming to Kiwis thanks to Grok Academy
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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programming
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Grok Academy and software firm WiseTech Global collaborate, offering New Zealanders free access to extensive coding and web design education from January 2024.
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UK academia divided over role & ethics of AI technologies
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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edutech
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higher education
A stark divide has emerged in UK universities surrounding the ethics and role of AI technologies in higher education settings.
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Kabuni launches immersive learning platform with 'Learn-to-Earn' model
Wed, 8th Nov 2023
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martech
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commerce systems
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payment gateways
EdTech firm Kabuni introduces Kabuni WIZARD, an immersive learning platform with a unique 'Learn-to-Earn' model for youths.
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South Australia trials 'EdChat', an AI chatbot enhancing education safety
Tue, 7th Nov 2023
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data protection
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learning
South Australia tests 'EdChat', an AI chatbot designed to boost learning and safety, with plans to roll it out widely.
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Polytechnic & Group-IB launch Singapore's first Threat Intelligence Centre
Thu, 2nd Nov 2023
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it training
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project management
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advanced persistent threat protection
Ngee Ann Polytechnic and Group-IB join forces to establish Singapore's first student-run Threat Intelligence and Defence Centre.
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Indian teachers co-design AI tool with Microsoft for enhanced learning
Thu, 2nd Nov 2023
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connectivity
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Indian teachers collaborate with Microsoft Research on an AI tool, Shiksha copilot, to improve educational content.
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Climate career platform Terra.do launches in Australia with bold global goal
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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cartech
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power / energy
Terra.do, a climate career platform supported by Boundless Earth, launches in Australia aiming to create a global climate workforce of 100 million by 2030.
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Metro Bank's 'Kids Play' initiative fosters tech skills in deprived London children
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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it training
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Metro Bank's 'Kids Play' initiative is teaching tech skills to primary school children from deprived areas of London.
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Velocity announces this year's winners of the $100k Challenge
Fri, 20th Oct 2023
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edutech
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capital
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entrepreneur
Construction waste, plant disease detection and gender challenges tackled at New Zealand's Velocity $100k Challenge. WasteXpert wins top prize.
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Ingram Micro & Microsoft launch Australasian not-for-profit initiative
Wed, 18th Oct 2023
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edutech
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microsoft
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it training
Ingram Micro and Microsoft have kickstarted the IMpact Program, an initiative to digitally empower Australasian NFPs.
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Groundbreaking AI tutor alleviates exam stress for Australian students
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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e-learning
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creative technologies
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history
Zookal introduces AI tutor 'Exam Prep Zookal Genius' to help students excel in exams, offering personalised learning at an affordable price.
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Generative AI revolutionizing early career recruitment
Mon, 9th Oct 2023
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payroll systems
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hcm
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ai
Generative AI is quickly integrating into job application processes, especially among early-career professionals.
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Charles Sturt University partners D2L Brightspace for online courses
Thu, 14th Sep 2023
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paas
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e-learning
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iaas
Charles Sturt’s education courses will be delivered through the Brightspace platform from the start of the 2024 academic year.
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TAFE NSW and Dell bring advanced technology to students
Tue, 29th Aug 2023
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network infrastructure
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it infrastructure
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students
TAFE NSW and Dell Technologies have joined forces on a comprehensive refresh of TAFE NSW’s technology, overhauling the infrastructure and devices.