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Caltex 'Fuel Your School' to raise $100,000 for STEM projects
Tue, 9th Aug 2016
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The Caltex 'Fuel Your School' initiative is back for 2016, giving NZ schools the chance to secure their share in $100,000 funding for STEM projects.
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'Day in the life of' tech event hopes to draw females into tech careers
Mon, 8th Aug 2016
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it industry
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nztech
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technology in schools
Several high profile firms are taking part in Shadow Tech Day, an annual event designed to inspire female students to look at a future career in IT.
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$1 million up for grabs as Govt pushes digital tech in schools
Mon, 8th Aug 2016
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ministry of education
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Kiwi schools & technologies providers can bid for $1 million in creative project funding, thanks to a new Request for Proposal announced by the govt.
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Hutt City Libraries computer classes proving a hit
Wed, 27th Jul 2016
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hutt city council
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technology in schools
Hutt City Council hails success of computing classes at Hutt City Libraries, with over 370 people attending in term 2.
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Nikki Kaye speaks: Progressing 21st Century school infrastructure
Mon, 18th Jul 2016
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ministry of education
I thought it may be useful to give you an update on where we are at with the wider education portfolio, including digital infrastructure.
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MYOB praises digital tech curriculum announcement
Wed, 13th Jul 2016
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edutech
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accounting systems
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digital banking
Cloud accounting software provider MYOB has praised the New Zealand government's decision to include digital technology in the school curriculum.
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NZ school curriculum set for digital shake up
Tue, 5th Jul 2016
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ministry of education
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technology in schools
New Zealand education embracing digital technology in a bid to prepare children for the future, says Education Minister.
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Tech focus with Teacher-led Innovation Fund
Tue, 28th Jun 2016
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government
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technology in schools
Hutt Valley MP champions a £300k tech education boost for local schools, fuelling Hutt's transformation into 'Technology Valley'.
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The future of technology in schools
Mon, 13th Jun 2016
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edutech
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
The completion of the Schools Network Upgrade Project (SNUP) program is an important milestone for New Zealand schools.
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Manaiakalani group helping NZ decile 1 schools embrace tech
Thu, 9th Jun 2016
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auckland university
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manaiakalani
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cios
Digital technology is being used to give Kiwi school students an equal footing in education, no matter what their socioeconomic background.
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Old-school or new age: Is technology a distraction in education?
Tue, 7th Jun 2016
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poly
With the proliferation of technology throughout our lives, many are suggesting that schools need to go ‘back to basics’.
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Auckland school to get $10 million upgrade
Thu, 31st Mar 2016
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e-learning
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ministry of education
The spaces will be flexible to support different ways of teaching & learning, and feature the latest IT infrastructure to support digital learning.
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Is technology more important than textbooks?
Wed, 30th Mar 2016
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tes global
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technology in the classroom
New survey finds open educational resources used more in US classrooms than textbooks, according to TES Global report.
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New Turnitin tech tool 'delivers big results'
Wed, 24th Feb 2016
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learning
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technology in schools
Turnitin's new technology, Revision Assistant, encourages students to revise more often and improve their essays, according to pilot release.
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Should teachers be the primary decision maker about tech in the classroom?
Thu, 17th Dec 2015
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tes global
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edtech
Teachers in the US want more control over the selection and delivery of education technology in schools, a survey reveals.
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Work starts on Unitec's $250m tech revamp
Mon, 14th Dec 2015
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unitec
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technology in schools
The redevelopment project aims to deliver world-class, technology-based learning and teaching to Unitec students.
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Technology hindering kids' writing skills
Mon, 7th Dec 2015
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edutech
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e-learning
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technology in schools
Handwriting is at risk of becoming a lost skill in New Zealand, with 65% of parents believing it will disappear in the next 20 years, according to a new study commissioned by BIC.
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Government helping NZ schools harness digital tech
Fri, 4th Dec 2015
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n4l
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managed network
To participate successfully in the future, young people today need to be learning a range of 21st Century digital skills.
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Connected Learning Advisory to help teachers with tech in schools
Fri, 20th Nov 2015
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edutech
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e-learning
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ministry of education
Kiwi schools get free tech integration advice from the Connected Learning Advisory, boosting digital learning benefits.
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Schools not taking advantage of technology in the classroom
Wed, 7th Oct 2015
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the organisation for economic co-operation and development
There is a digital divide in the classroom and schools are not taking advantage of the potential of technology in the classroom according to the OECD.
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Students and teachers offered free coding workshop
Mon, 31st Aug 2015
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coding
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programming
Lower Hutt students and teachers are being invited to attend a free workshop to learn about coding and computer programming this school holidays.
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Caltex launches initiative to improve STEM in schools
Tue, 4th Aug 2015
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caltex
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stem
Caltex has launched a fundraising campaign through its Fuel Your School initiative which will see schools receive funding towards STEM activities.
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Ministry of Education backs digital tech for teaching
Thu, 30th Apr 2015
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nz
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ministry of education
Digital technologies are changing the face of education and are impacting how education is delivered. They are also bringing many opportunities to NZ.
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Top 10 technologies impacting education in 2015
Wed, 4th Mar 2015
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technology in schools
Gartner has identified the top 10 strategic technologies and provides recommendations to education CIOs and IT leaders about adoption and benefits.