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A help or hindrance: How technology is shaking up education
“It’s all about making sure New Zealand is ready for where it’s going to be. This is the year we need to start talking about what our students need."
Spending needed on education infrastructure, says ACT Party
“The Council has not considered the implications of changing land use on education in the area, where schools are already bursting at the seams.”
Education costs only going to increase, says ASG
“Regardless of whether you send your children to a state, state integrated or private school, the costs of that education will clearly increase."
HiveSchool: One solution to the challenges of the digital classroom
Aerohive Networks has released a new connected learning application known as HiveSchool, designed to help teachers leverage technology in class.
Education leaders: It's a changing world and you need to act like it
“To empower these young people to thrive in this great digital transformation, our education systems must bring more focus to lifelong learning."
Oxford Learner's Thesaurus app offers free downloads
The Oxford Learner’s Thesaurus is celebrating World Thesaurus Day today with a promotion on its app for iOS and Android.
What Apple's latest iOS update means for educators
Apple's latest iOS update brings a range of new features designed specifically for the education system, including shared iPads and the Classroom app.
Advances in collaboration technology sends educators ‘back to school’
What’s needed to upskill our educators to ensure they have the tools and knowledge required to thrive within this technology driven learning world?
Online courses grow in popularity, user demand becomes more complex
The e-learning market is growing rapidly, with more Massive Open Online Courses as well as commercial online courses available around the world.
Facebook and Make More 'dare' students to become teachers
"Teaching is such a fascinating, rewarding profession, and many people don't realise how much opportunity is there."
Better digital education the key to New Zealand's success
Cyber security is a challenging game for any organisation. Staying on top feels a little like bailing water from a leaking boat.
Education Act Update receives 'huge' response
The Education Act Update has received more than 1,800 submissions from the general public and sector groups.
In pictures: Apple's iTunes U for the classroom
iTunes U helps educators organise their classrooms in a seamless fashion, enabling teachers to deliver lessons, grade assignments and stay connected.
New iPad learning tool will change the way you teach
“We believe that technology has the power to transform the classroom. It can pave new ways of thinking. New ways of sparking ideas."
Youth programme launched to foster NZ's future leaders
OMGTech! says the Youth Leadership programme has been designed to help New Zealand create a strong pipeline of future leaders in the technical space.
Ministry of Education and Microsoft, bringing Kiwi students into digital world
“This new approach has clear long term benefits for schools as it will enable them to move quickly towards a cloud-based model of IT infrastructure."
OMGTech! launches Hour of Code for Kiwi students
“By understanding how a computer works we can be empowered to not only read and use technology but also write and create tech to shape our future."
Auckland school kicks off Microsoft’s worldwide Skype-a-Thon
Yesterday New Zealand led the world into the global Microsoft Skype-a-Thon, a 48-hour long event designed to connect schools around the world.
Microsoft hosts nationwide Skype and education event
According to Microsoft, the event is designed to connecting classrooms around the world and showcase how technology can be used to enhance learning.
New Zealand to get a new education leadership centre
The Ministry of Education is funding a new centre for education in an effort to encourage leadership and growth in the sector.
Educators can create their own textbooks, thanks to Kindle
The Textbook Creator helps teachers covert PDFs of textbooks and other education resources into Kindle books and interactive content.
Security policy: The first line of defence for your school’s network
Network security starts with people. Your people. Staff, teachers, administrators, visitors and anyone else who might have access to your network.
Kiwi research symposium kicks off in Wellington
Porirua will play host to the third annual Whitireia and WelTec Research Symposium (WWRS), presented in association with the Open Polytechnic.
Students work to make business life easier for SMEs
“The challenge gave our members the opportunity to develop and connect with the real world of IT and inspired them to push their limits."