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Top 5 issues education decision makers must consider
The five key issues education decision makers must consider as technology places increasingly heavy demands on network infrastructure.
Are smartphones a vital education tool?
“Mobile devices render an enormous number of possibilities at all levels of educational technology integration.”
Digitisations means educators need to adapt teaching styles
"Far from being reluctant to admit mobile devices to classrooms, educators believe that their proliferation is already having a positive impact."
Gloriavale - what exactly is being taught in school?
Registered by the state; inspected by the Education Review Office, and partially funded by taxpayers – but what is taught there?
BYOD in the classroom: The benefits
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is a trend that's taking hold of the education sector, bringing benefits such as increased accessibility to information a
Tech expo to showcase new tech in NZ schools
The Kapiti Tech Expo is a digital enablement event that supports growth for schools and SMEs and enhance consumer awareness of digital technologies.
Education sector not immune to the effects of digitisation
Traditional educational business models are being fundamentally challenged by digitalisation.
The Mind Lab: Igniting innovation in students and teachers
The Mind Lab by Unitec is an education offering for Kiwi children and teachers. It’s dedicated to science, technology, innovation and discovery.
NZ's IT industry: Where are all the women?
ANZ bank and WelTec have teamed up to encourage women to consider technology careers and address the shortage of skilled female IT professionals in NZ
Kiwi company leaps into education market with digital literacy tool
Kiwi company Bud-e Digital has launched Bud-e Reading, the literacy product targeted at New Zealand students and designed to be exportable.
New schools and more classrooms as government invests $244 million
The investment is in addition to the $700 million already being invested providing schools with ultra-fast broadband, via the N4L Managed Network.
New online tool to make NZ school boards more accountable
A new online self-assessment tool will measure New Zealand school boards’ governance and identify where they can improve.
Cyberbullying in schools: the law
Education Law in NZ says schools are to provide a safe physical and emotional environment including addressing behaviours such as cyberbullying.
National Library does about face on Services to Schools cuts
“Following discussions with people in the education sector I have decided to extend the current service to the end of the 2015 school year."
Sustainable Farming Fund backs web-based education
“The fact that its web based, and not restricted to books and blackboards, will add to its attraction to both students and teachers."
New Era scoops Microsoft Education Partner of the Year award
Microsoft has acknowledged New Era as a key channel partner in the New Zealand education sector by awarding them ‘Microsoft Education Partner'.
N4L and NZQA partner up to help Kiwi teachers
N4L has officially partnered up with the NZQA to enable teachers to manage their moderation requirements within Pond.
Microsoft's Week of Code campaign launches in NZ
Microsoft and the High Tech Youth Network’s ‘Week of Code’ campaign has officially kicked off in the Asia-Pacific region.
Samsung offers education solutions for schools
"Samsung's solutions enrich the learning experience, enhance teaching effectiveness and allow administrators to run institutions more efficiently."
Tech boot camps grow young entrepreneurs
Young technology entrepreneurs in the Waikato region will benefit from $60,000 of funding for Online Education Limited.
Emerson sets out to educate engineers on the data centre
Emerson Network Power has gathered more than 100 consulting engineers in Australia and New Zealand for its Consultants Master Class forum.
Carter Holt cladding 'inherently defective', appeal court hears
Carter Holt Harvey's cladding sheets and systems used through 880 school buildings were "inherently defective" and the Ministry of Education is entitl
Top 10 technologies impacting education in 2015
Gartner has identified the top 10 strategic technologies and provides recommendations to education CIOs and IT leaders about adoption and benefits.
Tech spend in global education to exceed $67.8 billion
Social and economic pressures are forcing senior education leaders to rethink business models and consider a range of new technologies.