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Coursera
Coursera launches Career Academy and certificates from Meta and IBM
"Students and workers need access to fast-tracked learning and career pathways to take advantage of these unprecedented career opportunities."
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LMS
CYPHER LEARNING advances online learning in Australia
With the launch of ILP, CYPHER LEARNING aims to emphasise the difference between a traditional LMS and an intelligent solution.
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PIJF
Schooling security: How safe are Kiwi kids in the age of hybrid learning?
With the inevitability of online and hybrid schooling becoming the norm for many Kiwi kids, parents and educators are finding the risks significantly higher than pre-pandemic levels.
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Gaming
Study shows Australians prioritise protection over convenience
A recent study by McAfee has identified the shifts in needs, attitudes, and actions that will impact Australia in 2022.
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Infosys
Infosys & Tennis Australia foster leadership & digital inclusion
"We agreed that the next phase in our relationship would be to jointly build programs that have a larger positive impact on our community.”
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STEM
Study: Online learning helping reduce the gender gap in STEM and digital skills in Australia
Online learning is reducing the gender gap in STEM and digital skills in Australia, according to a new study by Coursera.
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Coding
CoderSchool closes US$2.6 million pre-Series A funding
CoderSchool has announced closing a US$2.6 million pre-Series A round led by Monks Hill Ventures. 
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SaaS
Case study: How Pattern helped SimTutor secure online education
SimTutor provides a software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution designed for online healthcare education and e-learning content creators.
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Online Training
DDLS launches new online learning platform to support changing business needs
"DDLS Plus is another step towards our commitment to help organisations fill critical ICT skills gaps, while enabling students to expand on their career potential.”
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Infosys
Infosys commits to bringing online learning to all learners
According to a new announcement, the company has stated it is ‘focused on improving digital accessible learning experiences for people with disabilities’.
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Cybersecurity
New CompTIA cybersecurity skills certification available worldwide
Private sector business and defense organisations alike rely on CompTIA Security+ to build cybersecurity skills among their frontline cyber defenders.
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Online learning
Skillsoft launches new leadership focused online learning resource
Skillsoft has launched a new series of online learning resources designed to help people with leadership development, with a particular focus on digital leadership skills required to be successful in today’s fast-changing world.
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Innovation
Alibaba Cloud brings tech innovations to those impacted by COVID-19
“At Alibaba Cloud, we are committed to providing industries that have felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic with advanced technological solutions that will offer much needed support and guidance."
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Microsoft Teams
Content learning hub hits its stride during COVID-19, raises US$40m
The company states funding will be used to increase market expansion in North America as well as expand its content provider partner network in direct response to the increased demand for the platform.
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Employment
Alteryx launches free data science course, looks to upskill global workforce
“COVID-19 underscores the importance of something we’ve believed in for a long time - data analytics technology complements and enhances our human capabilities."
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Machine Learning
Interview: Thriving in lockdown - how a coding school in Vietnam beat the odds
It's March 10 2020, and CoderSchool in Ho Chi Minh just went entirely online. A success story followed - here's how a lockdown helped a school thrive.
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Online learning
Pluralsight offers 7,000+ online tech courses free for April
In a bid to encourage online learners to stay home and upskill during COVID-19 lockdowns, Pluralsight, the enterprise technology skills platform, has made its 7,000+ courses available for free for the month of April.
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Education
Cyclone named essential NZ supplier for online learning devices
The Ministry of Education has selected Cyclone as one of a handful of essential business suppliers for devices and technologies used in distance and online learning.
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Online learning
Nanogirl launches online STEM learning programme for self-isolated Kiwis
The team at Nanogirl have launched an online learning platform for Kiwi kids to help get them through the COVID-19 lockdown period. 
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Training
Cellebrite brings greater online learning to law enforcement
Cellebrite, the digital intelligence solutions provider for public and private sectors, has extended its online learning capacity for digital forensics professionals facing travel restrictions.
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Education
Tech in schools can level the experience playing field
A survey by Instructure suggests technology could give students the world experience needed to help navigate an increasingly globalised world.
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STEM
Addressing the STEM skills gap with continuous online learning
Pluralsight talk about how online learning can prove to be an effective tool in closing the STEM skills gap within an organisation.
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Online learning
e-Learning provider launches new experience driven platform
"Learning experience is just as important. For that reason, we decided to build a world-class immersive learning experience, not just content."
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Online learning
'Online home' for Kiwi kids launched in New Zealand
“Children need an online playground that both reflects their world and allows them to imagine who they can be."