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Cloud
Atturra signs partnership to support ANZ higher education
Atturra will partner with Berger-Levrault to support ANZ higher education institutions with schedule and campus management.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Auckland ICT Graduate School adopts AWS programme
“For tech companies to continue to grow and compete on a global stage, AWS is working to grow the skills base and cultivate the next generation."
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Education
Aussie students want fully digitised university experience
"We're seeing great innovation around how universities are delivering curriculum, however universities need to ask studentswhether it's in the right direction."
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Higher education
Students get chance to work with new game design engine
"We want to give educational institutions an easy and affordable way to engage students with their passion for game development."
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Higher education
New Student Management System helps NMIT serve students
"We wanted to ensure that the business is meeting global standards for education, and with Tribal’s help, we’re delivering exactly that."
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Ovum
Blackboard provides a roadmap to the cloud for higher education
The widespread availability of business-grade “as-a-service” (aka cloud) offerings is affecting all industries. Higher education is no exception.
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Websites
New Kiwi website aimed to help school leavers
"For a large number, school’s over. Having useful info to help all students regardless of what options they choose, is the key point behind the site."
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Gartner
Top 10 strategic technologies in higher education
In New Zealand, technology spending in the higher education sector will total NZ$268 million in 2016.
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Digital Transformation
Digital transformation driving IT spending in higher education
Higher education IT spending in the Asia Pacific region is expected to significantly increase by 2019, thanks to digital transformation initiatives.
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Education
Huawei targets Australian ICT education space
"Information technology is transforming the way we teach, learn and administer in the education world,” says Dong Wu from Huawei.
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Extreme Networks
What higher education will look like in 2020
“A new style of learning is emerging, and the new tools are expected to change the face of universities dramatically by 2020," says Extreme Networks.
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Digital Learning
Online higher education courses provide wider access, higher quality and lower costs
Technology is vital in providing accessible education to students around the world, said Sir John Daniel at an event in Wellington.
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Massey University
Conference with the ‘IT’ factor focuses on future...
Information technology specialists from the tertiary education sector will be descending on Massey University’s Palmerston North campus during early September.
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Cloud
IBM heads up innovative partnership to boost local digital economy
"Unitec students are benefiting from unique career development opportunities and developing skills that are highly valued by employers, giving them a significant edge when they graduate and look to transition into another job."
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REANNZ
Wellington welcomes ‘offsite campus’ to CBD
"By extending the eduroam footprint beyond institutional boundaries, we’re turning Wellington’s CBD into an offsite campus for the global knowledge community."
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Unified Communications
Video links students to the workforce, says expert
Video conferencing is assisting students to build the skills they need to enter today’s digital workforce, says Marci Powell, Global Director for Education Industry Solutions at Polycom and industry expert in the field of educational technology and telecommunications.
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Steven Joyce
Summit sets high expectations for tertiary education’s future
This week’s Innovations in Tertiary Education Delivery Summit 2014 (ITES2014) has kicked off in Auckland, hosted by the Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister, Steven Joyce.
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Higher education
A new look for eLearning guidelines...
eLearning Guidelines for the tertiary sector are now improved, with updated guidelines and a new website to support online teaching and learning.
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Apple
NZ first as uni reveals iPad app...
Massey University’s ‘definingnz’ magazine now has its own iPad app, the first of its kind to be published by a New Zealand university.
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IBM
Fortune 500 company delivers opportunities to Unitec
The Fortune 500 company Concentrix has joined the IBM Delivery Centre at Auckland’s Unitec Institute of Technology, with the partnership bringing numerous benefits to the students and the business community.