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Learn to speak 30 different languages with virtual reality
"We realised the best way to teach languages would be to create an immersive experience that replicates real-life scenarios..."
NZ’s first Maori robotics challenge to be held in Whakatane
Twelve teams from primary schools across the Eastern Bay of Plenty will compete in a new regional robotics competition...
Flinders University aims for connected cloud with Dell Boomi
Flinders University has turned to Dell Boomi's iPaaS as it seeks to deliver a personalised and customised education experience to its 26,000 students.
Synnex targets education and entertainment with new robotics deal
Synnex Austraia is adding UBTech Robotics to its portfolio in a deal which targets the education and entertainment markets.
Why IT security is a critical part of every learning environment
“Education institutions rely on technology delivered through the network for learning. If a device brings down the network then learning stops."
Telstra's Security Operations Centre launched in Sydney
Telstra’s Sydney Security Operation Centre is now fully operational, with Melbourne’s opening hot on its heels.
Startup bringing STEM workshops to more schools with Mercedes win
MindKits was established in December 2008 after seeing a lack of support for New Zealanders in learning robotics and physical computing.
Kiwi kids attempt world record - to get the most kids coding in 24hrs
Kiwi school children all over the country will play a part in setting a new world record this Tuesday - to get the most kids coding in 24 hours.
A Kiwi startup is revolutionising education and workplace training with virtual reality
Corvecto is a Kiwi startup that works with enterprise organisations of all sizes looking to grow their business through virtual reality...
Become a certified self-driving car engineer from the comfort of your couch
New Zealand's first micro-credential, a self-driving car engineering programme is to be delivered online by Udacity...
Coding for kids? littleBits teaches the essentials through intuitive games
The littleBits Code Kit is an introduction to coding in the classroom that promises it will engage students and teachers alike...
Cybersecurity starts with training your employees
At the end of an education and awareness initiative, all users should be able to understand how to identify security threats & how to respond to them.
Dr. Lance O'Sullivan & The Moko Foundation to hold Northland socioeconomic summit
The Moko Foundation will run a summit in Waitangi focused on improving the health, education, leadership and economic standing in Northland.
Are Asian nations too relaxed about cybersecurity?
"Systems proposed to make people more secure (e.g., HTTPS indicators in browsers) may not be as effective on a global scale as previously thought."
Crime drama inspires NZ student to embrace cyber security career
The allure of crime shows like NCIS could be enough to attract more people to study for a career in cyber security.
Catholic Education WA and University of Sunshine Coast make Microsoft moves
Microsoft clocks up two more education wins with Catholic Education Western Australia and The University of the Sunshine Coast.
Security training – a vital first step, but not a solution
Educating employees to protect themselves against phishing and credential theft is necessary, but is it sufficient?
Exclusive interview: Elanation battles child obesity & anxiety with tech
78% of kids who search the internet for content end up frustrated, confused or anxious because that sea of content is so overwhelming.
The three types of employees that can cause a data breach
More and more companies are realizing that trusted & trained employees can also pose an enormous threat. We have identified three types of employees.
ESET offers free cybersecurity awareness training program
ESET is now offering free cybersecurity awareness training for anyone who wants to learn about cybersecurity and the risk of being attacked.
Education solutions steal the show at DIGMYIDEA Maori Innovation Challenge
The winners were Maori sign language app SeeCom and scholarship application platform Scholar+.
Updated: Red Education signs security training deal with Symantec, EC-Council & ForgeRock
IT training firm Red Education has signed deals with Symantec, EC-Council and ForgeRock to boost security training.
New online training tool to help Kiwi businesses slash their cyber risk
Aura Information Security has finished work on the very first module of its e-learning programme as part of the Cyber Security by Kordia suite.
NZTech says immigration and education must equal a healthy tech sector
NZTech says New Zealand is putting its focus overseas to attract tech talent, but it shouldn't be our only initiative.