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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: Inspiring more women in technology - why representation is key
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On International Women's Day 2024, the focus is inspiring more women towards technology and the critical role of representation in overcoming systemic gender disparity in STEM fields.
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IWD 2024: Grokking our way to gender parity in tech
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To mark IWD 2024, we delve into continued gender disparities in tech and education, but signs of progress emerge, particularly at Grok Academy, focusing on bridging the gender gap.
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IWD 2024: AI as your child's new study buddy and guide
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AI's enhanced role in education offers a personalised learning experience, easing teachers' workload, while providing tailored study schedules and multi-language support for students.
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IWD 2024: Women leading the way: Educating girls in technology
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New Zealand organisation, Digital Future Aotearoa, pioneers initiatives for digital technology education amongst girls, aimed at enhancing female representation in tech sector workforce.
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From pixels to playgrounds: the urgent need for balance in our children’s digital lives
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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As children's lives become increasingly digitalised, health experts highlight the immediate need to balance screen-time with physical activity, combating sedentary habits and potential obesity risks.
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AI project to revolutionis assessments & teacher workload
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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Bolton College's AI project FirstPass offers significant advantages for formative assessments, improving student responses and reducing teacher workload.
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Free coding education coming to Kiwis thanks to Grok Academy
Thu, 16th Nov 2023
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Grok Academy and software firm WiseTech Global collaborate, offering New Zealanders free access to extensive coding and web design education from January 2024.
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Kabuni launches immersive learning platform with 'Learn-to-Earn' model
Wed, 8th Nov 2023
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EdTech firm Kabuni introduces Kabuni WIZARD, an immersive learning platform with a unique 'Learn-to-Earn' model for youths.
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CYPHER Learning introduces AI 360 for course creation
Fri, 3rd Nov 2023
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CYPHER Learning unveils AI 360, an AI-aided suite for swift, personalised course creation for schools and businesses.
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Indian teachers co-design AI tool with Microsoft for enhanced learning
Thu, 2nd Nov 2023
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Indian teachers collaborate with Microsoft Research on an AI tool, Shiksha copilot, to improve educational content.
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Metro Bank's 'Kids Play' initiative fosters tech skills in deprived London children
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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Metro Bank's 'Kids Play' initiative is teaching tech skills to primary school children from deprived areas of London.
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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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Adobe Express reaches over 43 million students and teachers
Wed, 19th Oct 2022
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Adobe Express for Education reaches over 43 million K-12 students and teachers worldwide, becoming a preferred choice for many educational organizations.
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40 Aussie schools sign up to sustainability teaching app
Fri, 5th Aug 2022
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Over 40 schools have signed up to a new online app that helps teachers to engage students in learning about sustainability throughout the curriculum.
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Teaching remotely in a COVID-19 world
Fri, 8th May 2020
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The principles of blended learning means that meaningful learning can take place at home, and allow the students and teachers to interact and collaborate.
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Aura InfoSec & University of Waikato seek talent for new Aura Professor of Cyber Security role
Wed, 7th Mar 2018
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The new Aura Professor of Cyber Security will focus on risk assessment research and delivery, particularly in penetration testing.
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Adobe: Gen Z don’t feel prepared for a tech-driven workforce
Wed, 22nd Nov 2017
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93% of students and 78% of teachers agree that Gen Z would be better prepared for the future if they had a good understanding of technology.
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Let us tell your story - Educators is here to listen
Thu, 11th May 2017
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We want to hear from you. How is the changing digital landscape affecting your educational offerings? We want to tell your stories.
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Top Kiwi teachers win big for digital empowerment
Thu, 6th Apr 2017
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The three education leaders were celebrated at yesterday’s ceremony alongside 366 fellow teachers from the November 2015 and March 2016 cohorts.
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Collaboration keeps digital tech alive at Christchurch schools
Thu, 6th Apr 2017
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A joint effort between several secondary and tertiary institutes results in quality technology learning for high school students in Canterbury.
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Vic Uni spin-out gets $450k from big NZ innovation investor
Tue, 1st Nov 2016
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EdPotential will deliver software-as-a-service products based on advanced algorithms and data analysis capability through cloud services.
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Teacher quality 'single most important influence' on success, study finds
Tue, 30th Aug 2016
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Teachers are the most important factor in determining the education outcomes of New Zealand children, according to a new survey.
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New Zealand takes part in Trans Tasman principal exchange
Wed, 3rd Aug 2016
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New Zealand and Australia embark on a pioneering principal exchange program, enhancing educational leadership across the Tasman.