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EdTech set to transform education across Asia, says UNESCO
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HP and Cambridge launch fellowship to empower Asian education leaders to strategically utilise EdTech, addressing key educational challenges and improving access, relevance, and quality.
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IWD 2024: International Women's Day 2024: Realising your own potential
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The edtech industry continues to evolve as a promising avenue for women to realise their full potential through various roles.
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IWD 2024: Inspiring the next generation of leaders through well-being
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Edtech advancing inclusivity and well-being in classrooms, fostering female leadership as International Women's Day 2024 focuses on 'Inspire Inclusion' theme.
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Singapore's Geniebook recognised in top 150 digital learning companies
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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Singapore-based EdTech company, Geniebook, has been recognised in the GSV 150: Top Growth Companies in Digital Learning and Workforce Skills 2024, being the only entity from Southeast Asia to make the list.
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New Zealand's academyEX wins global award for innovative Edtech platform
Tue, 27th Feb 2024
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New Zealand's edtech sector celebrates as academyEx and the Ministry of Social Development triumph in the World Summit Awards, receiving acclaim for their innovative job skills platform, Digital Passport.
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Touchable Earth wins at Kids Judge Bett 2024 event
Fri, 16th Feb 2024
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Touchable Earth, an Auckland-based company, earns top honours from Kids Judge Bett at world's largest EdTech event, Bett UK, for promoting global citizenship and geography in a unique app format.
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STX Next integrates AI into services, appoints Head of AI
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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STX Next intensifies expansion plans by integrating Artificial Intelligence into its services, following the recent appointment of a Head of AI.
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DataStax's 2024 predictions forecast AI dominance in organisations
Fri, 5th Jan 2024
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DataStax unveils 2024 AI predictions highlighting an imminent dominance of generative AI, increased regulation, risks of dark AI, resilience of AI companies proficient in governance, and transformative impacts on the SMB sector.
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Three industries display tech will transform in 2024
Sun, 31st Dec 2023
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While much of the focus is on things like artificial intelligence (AI) and automation, consumer-grade technology also has enormous potential to transform industries.
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The shifting security perimeter in higher education
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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Shifting the security perimeter from places and platforms to people marks a significant evolution in strategy.
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Education has gone digital: here’s how to drive student success
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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The sweet spot for EdTech occurs when the technology is fit for purpose and students and teachers know how to use the technology and get the most out of it.
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Groundbreaking AI tutor alleviates exam stress for Australian students
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Zookal introduces AI tutor 'Exam Prep Zookal Genius' to help students excel in exams, offering personalised learning at an affordable price.
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Library For All, AWS & Cognizant boost education for displaced Ukrainian children
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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AWS and Cognizant join forces to support the Library For All non-profit, which aims to help displaced Ukrainian children.
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Titan of Tech - John Baker of D2L
Thu, 5th Oct 2023
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John Baker, the President, CEO, and Board Chair of education technology company D2L, is transforming the way the world learns.
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Edtech surging across Asia Pacific and Latin America
Tue, 11th Jul 2023
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As the market grows, companies are expanding their offerings and improving their financial infrastructure to remain competitive.
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MAXHUB announces the E2 Series Interactive Flat Panel for better education outcomes
Tue, 27th Sep 2022
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MAXHUB has released its latest Interactive Flat Panel, the E2 Series, featuring a 4K screen and advanced connectivity.
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Local edtech companies can gain edge with student data promise - NZ Tech Alliance
Fri, 23rd Sep 2022
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Edtech surveillance by multinational tech companies to harvest pupils' personal data is provoking controversy, clampdowns and court cases in the US and Europe.
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Education Perfect accelerates Māori language through tech
Wed, 7th Sep 2022
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New Zealand edtech company, Education Perfect (EP; aims to boost Māori language learning with its online courses and competitions.
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The intelligent learning platform: a transformational teaching and learning experience
Fri, 26th Aug 2022
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Educational technology has evolved with the introduction of intelligent learning platforms, offering automation, data insights, and personalised learning.
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Modern Campus appoints Sharon Schwarzmiller as marketing senior vice president
Fri, 22nd Jul 2022
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Former Cengage executive, Sharon Schwarzmiller, appointed as Modern Campus' senior VP for marketing to boost growth and drive innovation.
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Mooven appoints Nick Walsh as account executive based out of New South Wales
Fri, 15th Jul 2022
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Nick Walsh appointed as account executive for Mooven, aiming to accelerate customer growth in Australia's eastern states.
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Modern Campus appoints Jessica Phinn as Chief People Officer
Fri, 18th Mar 2022
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Modern Campus appoints Jessica Phinn as Chief People Officer to lead all aspects of HR and continue exponential growth through talent engagement.
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D2L integrates Microsoft Teams into education training platform
Tue, 25th Aug 2020
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D2L's Brightspace learning management system will offer deeper integration with Microsoft Teams for online education and training.
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7 ways educational technology improves classroom experiences
Thu, 20th Aug 2020
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Educational technology integration is crucial for today's classrooms, with benefits including better student outcomes and increased engagement.