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The shifting security perimeter in higher education
Tue, 5th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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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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network infrastructure
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cybersecurity
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technology in schools
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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Edith Cowan University transforms end-user remote support to support anytime, anywhere learning
Wed, 8th Nov 2023
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microsoft
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With its integration with modern platforms and market-leading status in remote access, ECU chose TeamViewer Tensor as the ideal solution.
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Unlocking the full potential of STEM education
Tue, 31st Oct 2023
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learning
The integration of STEM education into the school curriculum is crucial in preparing the next generation for the challenges of the future.
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Te Pūkenga and REANNZ collaborate to deliver high-performance Wi-Fi to all learners across New Zealand
Tue, 31st Oct 2023
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telco
Te Pūkenga, New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology, and Crown entity REANNZ partner to provide free Wi-Fi access for all students and staff.
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Enemy at the school gates: A guide to enhancing cybersecurity in education
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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edutech
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compliance
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cybersecurity
Schools must invest in security as a core principle and foster a culture where staff understands the importance of cybersecurity.
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Telstra to deliver faster internet for QLD schools
Thu, 31st Mar 2022
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government
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telco
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telstra
State school students across Queensland will now have faster internet speeds, following a new $187m deal between Telstra and the Queensland Government.
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UPDATED: Election 2020 - Which parties care about tech's role in New Zealand
Tue, 6th Oct 2020
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nztech
Technology should be flying high when it comes to government investment and commitment from New Zealand's political parties. But is it?.
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DNZ20 report celebrates our nation of gaming junkies
Tue, 10th Sep 2019
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gaming
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consoles
Kiwi gamers debunk stereotypes, average age 34, half women, reaping gaming's diverse benefits.
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Ministry of Education says curriculum won't widen digital divide
Thu, 29th Aug 2019
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ministry of education
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cios
NZ Ministry defends digital tech in schools, denying it widens socio-economic gaps.
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Raglan: Home to NZ's first enviro-tech camp for kids
Wed, 19th Jun 2019
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technology in schools
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edtech
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omgtech
When you think of tech camps for kids, the North Island’s rugged surf spot Raglan may not be the first place that comes to mind – until now, at least.
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Kiwi company trains future innovators with robotics, coding and more
Wed, 1st Nov 2017
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schools
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robotics
'Normal' people like you and I could soon be left in the dust by the generation or two below us as OMGTech! trains our future innovators.
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Why schools need to ramp up their cybersecurity measures
Tue, 24th Oct 2017
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cybersecurity
They house the sensitive information that hackers specifically seek, are running a wide variety of unprotected endpoints, and have limited resources.
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Tairua School builds problem-solving skills with TaiTECH
Fri, 2nd Jun 2017
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technology in schools
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coding
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career pathways
Tairua School launches innovation and technology academy TaiTECH, offering specialist training in construction, cookery, art, sports science, and design.
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New $14 million student innovation space opens
Mon, 20th Feb 2017
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edutech
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creative technologies
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tertiary education
Te Ara o Mauao is a multi-purpose, technologically enhanced learning space, which offers greater informality and flexibility for learning.
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K​iwi tech start up launches new software to help schools communicate
Tue, 7th Feb 2017
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cloud services
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technology in schools
Arrowtown-based tech start up Virtual Industries Group has developed a new Software-as-as-Service product called Message My Way.
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2017: Trends and predictions for education technology
Wed, 7th Dec 2016
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yescourse
Technology is revolutionizing education, making it accessible and enhancing learning. YesCourse predicts 2017 trends including VR and predictive analytics.
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Govt gives further $1m for wireless technology in schools
Mon, 5th Dec 2016
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government
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wsnup
Government increases funding for Wireless School Network Upgrade Project to retrofit wireless technology at 34 state-integrated schools.
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International expert warns NZ to steer clear of 'corporate online schools'
Wed, 30th Nov 2016
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edutech
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e-learning
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technology in schools
Private ownership of online schools could be detrimental to New Zealand, warns education expert. Public schools are more effective, says Prof. Gary Miron.
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Noel Leeming's Mobile Learning Centre wraps up tech roadshow around Kiwi schools
Tue, 22nd Nov 2016
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3d printing
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technology in schools
Noel Leeming's Mobile Learning Centre (MLC) has clocked up 42,000 kilometres and 'inspired' more than 14,500 Kiwi kids, all through tech in learning.
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Govt offers $1m to engage young Kiwis in digital tech
Thu, 13th Oct 2016
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government
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technology in schools
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ndi
Government funds nine projects to engage students in digital technologies, including local projects and support for Maori students.
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Palmerston North City Council launches Tech Challenge
Tue, 6th Sep 2016
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3d printing
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technology in schools
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palmerston north city council
Palmerston North City Council has launched a new programme to encourage young people to become excited about science, technology, engineering & maths.
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YOU'RE INVITED: uLearn P2P - The 'Making' of our future inventors
Thu, 1st Sep 2016
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3d printing
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ulearn
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core education
​Technology that was once limited to industry organisations is now becoming affordable for schools, which is causing monumental changes.
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The two main technology challenges facing Kiwi principals
Thu, 18th Aug 2016
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document management
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ecm
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martech
NZ school principals face two main technology challenges, as schools across the country continually eye up the advantages of technology in schools.