Digital Education news stories
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Snobal launches VR collaboration app for remote working and studying
Available globally now from the Snobal website, the newly launched app builds on the company's eight years experience in developing cloud VR/AR solutions for enterprise and education.
New Zealand at serious risk of ruining digital future
"In a world where digital technology underpins every part of our society and economy, we must not risk our digital future."
Free ICT training made available to A/NZ citizens
“The building of digital skills has never been more important and there is an abundance of opportunities for those looking to take their career further within the ICT field."
Huawei launches ICT Certification program in Asia Pacific
The tech company reveals its long-term plan to bridge the ICT talent gap in the Asia Pacific
Teaching remotely in a COVID-19 world
The principles of blended learning means that meaningful learning can take place at home, and allow the students and teachers to interact and collaborate.
Y Soft launches 3D printing solutions for education providers
Y Soft Corporation has launched premium 3D lessons in the YSoft be3D Academy as well as a new 3D/2D EDU bundle for schools wanting to update their 2D and 3D printing management.
Victoria University to launch digital services micro course
“This course will give people the tools to understand and improve digital accessibility, whatever sector they’re in.”
How Kiwibank aims to enable greater digital inclusion
"Online tools can offer a more convenient and cheaper customer experience, but there can be barriers to usage."
Microsoft & Data#3 give at-risk youth a helping hand
Australian technology firm Data#3 and Microsoft have offered a helping hand to the Melbourne City Mission in order to help train at-risk young people and prepare them for future employment.
Digital divide anxiety as school year looms
As technology in the classroom becomes a necessity, many children could be starting at a disadvantage as the financial strain becomes too much.
LearnCoach closes $1.5m seed round
The tutorials are designed for students who want to learn NCEA subjects but can’t make it to a physical classroom.
The STEM crisis: What the technology sector can do to help
"Fostering closer ties between schools and industry leading ICT organisations could see the latter delivering programs which help students appreciate STEM skills."
Young Enterprise & BP launch STEM scholarship for students
Young Enterprise and BP are two companies behind the encouragement and has now launched a new scholarship programme for year 12 and 13 students who take STEM subjects.
New solution makes it easier to adopt digital education
N4L has released an innovative solution to streamline the process of digital education and create more time for actual learning.
IN PICS: Bett Asia 2016 - defining the future of education
The Bett Asia 2016 summit took place this week, gathering all the leading policymakers, researchers and most forward thinking educators in APAC.
Teachers never fear - Microsoft assures tech won’t replace you... yet
“Your students are learning without you” - does this phrase spell the end of teachers or the beginning of a new era?
Microsoft survey: The top skills students need for the future workplace
Transforming learning for the digital era has been the top agenda at this year’s Bett Asia 2016 summit - here's some of their invaluable findings.
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Amazon Inspire, a free service for digital educational resources
Amazon Inspire is a free service for the search, discovery and distribution of digital educational resources.
Collaboration on education policy key to success
Politicians need to engage in more collaboration with the profession in developing education policy, says New Zealand principals’ Federation president
Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards - winners
"The awards help raise the bar for the profession by identifying and showcasing quality teaching.”
Educators' lack of maths skills hampering children?
"A shocking amount of taxpayer money has been spent on what can only be described as a failed experiment on our most precious resource, our children."
National standards have no place in classrooms of today
“Any tool based on national standards, whose flaws have never been resolved, is not going to offer helpful information to advance children’s learning.