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You're invited: NZTech Advance Education Technology Summit
The summit brings together two facets of education technology, both of which will have an impact on the economy and the future for NZ students.
How your school can keep up with the digital revolution - and not fall behind
The tech world is booming - as a result, coding skills are in high demand, with related jobs paying significantly more than the average position.
Worlds collide: Design lecturer uses 3D tech to bring history to life
“The technologies that went into making the pieces in 1917 and the technologies that go into re-making them today could not be further apart.”
Fortinet’s secure networks improve visibility and simplify management
Fortinet’s single-pane-of-glass dashboards provide comprehensive ICT visibility for enhanced decision-making.
5 golden rules for using technology in classrooms
Is technology a distraction? Does it help teachers and students in their learning journeys? The debate is never ending.
Interactive content and gamification: Key trends shaping education
"These technologies are data-driven and sophisticated online platforms and software that adjust to learner interactions and performance levels."
Education technology critical for developing 21st century skills
"Parents and educators prefer to use technologies to impart foundational academic skills rather than to foster social and emotional skills."
Top computer science university revealed
“Though the US and UK remain dominant, our most inclusive rankings ever show that excellence can be found in an ever-increasing number of places."
Labour’s big ideas
The Labour Party has announced 10 Big Ideas as part of its Future of Work conference held in Auckland this week, with technology playing a big role.
How can you overcome the device enrolment nightmare?
The education sector has redefined the way students learn with digital tools - smart WiFi networks are a must.
EdTech World Tour comes to an end: 'NZ has been a great inspiration'
Busson and Jarre say at each stage of the New Zealand leg, they were welcomed and impressed by this country’s approach to edtech.
Ed-tech holds 'enormous power' to foster learning beyond the basics
"Tremendous innovation is happening in education as well as across industries that we can learn from to design new learning experiences."
Kiwi schools ditch the textbooks, take up sports wearables
“It’s incredibly exciting to see how this technology makes learning hugely relevant to the next generation."
From student tests to innovative learning: Top EdTech trends of today
"A growing number of educators are talking about how technology is able to free them up to holistically transform how they teach."
Maplesoft rolls out major update to education software
“Maple is the ideal tool for anyone who touches math, and this version comes with enhancements for interactive problem solving and more."
Sony Global Education looks to revolutionise education with blockchain tech
"Sony says it views blockchain as a core technology that has the potential to significantly shape the educational landscape of the future."
Sharp rolls out interactive whiteboard built for the classroom
Sharp has announced the release of a new interactive whiteboard for the classroom, just in time for a new school year.
Surface Pro 3 tool of choice for Christchurch school
Microsoft has teamed up with St Andrew’s College to help the educators and students get the most out of technology in the classroom.
These start-ups are making tracks in the EdTech space
A number of education technology start-ups have arrived on the scene, with many attracting attention for their innovative solutions.
Microlearning: The e-Learning method taking off around the world
Among five emerging types of learning, microlearning shows the highest rate of adoption - and arguably the greatest potential for growth.
Vodafone launches scholarships to give Kiwi youth head start
“We’re delighted to partner with the Christchurch Polytechnic and NZSE to support kiwis into the workforce."
Schools in a state of transition, educators struggle to keep up
Educators and institutions are facing growing challenges, particularly by the way of limited funding and training, and close mindedness.
Learning innovations at Auckland school grabs Microsoft attention
Opaheke School has been selected to be a 2015-2016 Microsoft Showcase School due to its successful integrations of tech with teaching and learning.
Education summit explores use of tech in the classroom
“The invitation to speak at the summit recognises what we are doing to create digital learning opportunities throughout our school sector."