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AUT launches online course to support Kiwi entrepreneurship
The Practical Innovation and Entrepreneurship Paper (ENTR770) welcomed its first official intake of students on March 14.
NZ entrepreneurs launch interactive learning ‘games’ for kids
The Zingoshi Chronicles, a transmedia project created by two New Zealand entrepreneurs comprises books, video games, and eventually a TV series.
Can a pizza box be used to harness the power of the sun?
Genesis Energy believes that its Energising Young Minds competition will help school students learn to enjoy STEM subjects.
The University of Auckland gets its own AR expert
One of the world’s pioneers in researching and commercialising AR will join the University of Auckland.
RMIT launches blockchain strategy course to educate business leaders
The 8-week online course starts on March 19 and was developed by the University’s Blockchain Innovation Hub, Stone and Chalk, and Accenture.
Unitec’s The Mind Lab and MOTAT join forces to empower Kiwis in STEM
"More than 40,000 students have learnt how to create, code, invent, test and build solutions using problem-based learning and technology in our lab."
Dell Boomi announces big local customer wins
The company has revealed projects with UTS, The Fred Hollows Foundation and Study Group.
Jacinda Ardern a great example for tech industry, says Tech Women NZ exec
Mistry previously worked for the Manukau Institute of Technology, Wang and Apple and has her own company CreateOps.
Report: Education providers need to step up & help fix IT skills shortage
“Technology is changing continuously and rapidly which also implies the required IT skillsets are evolving continuously and rapidly."
Pega, AU Govt. and Canberra uni form dream team for tertiary students
“This is an exciting partnership in which industry, government, and the University meet to ensure our ICT graduates are job-ready.”
Epson Moverio AR smart glasses revolutionise student learning
“This cutting-edge facility is the future of technology-driven education and provides students with a truly immersive virtual environment..."
Adobe: Gen Z don’t feel prepared for a tech-driven workforce
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.
Ingram Micro NZ and HP driving VR for schools
Five Kiwi resellers will soon be big winners in the eyes of their favourite schools, with an Ingram Micro NZ HP promo providing VR kits for schools.
Propellerhead helps Kiwi kids get access to digital education
More Kiwi kids will have access to tech education, thanks to New Zealand software company Propellerhead...
NT Govt & Charles Darwin Uni to fund Associate Professorship in Cyber Security
"This is an exciting initiative that will enhance CDU’s ability to carry out research in cyber security, improve our capacity to provide advice."
Auckland startup hosting events to raise awareness on work-ready skills
21C Skill’s Lab founders want business and education to work together to ensure young people have the right skills to survive and thrive.
The future is technology: Another company invests into coding for kids
The continued expansion of this industry highlights the importance of this skill in a tech-driven future...
Microsoft unveils new 365, Dynamics and Azure features at Ignite
The company talked about it's aiming to enable customers to harness data, AI, hybrid and cloud technologies to evolve business process.
3D printing a booming market across Asia Pacific
Education is leading the charge with 3D printing, but there's another - somewhat surprising - growth market for the technology...
AI, big data, IoT technologies driving education spend
IDC is forecasting education spend in APAC to top US$11.8b by 2020, with Singapore, Australia and New Zealand the tops for spend per capita.
Learn to speak 30 different languages with virtual reality
"We realised the best way to teach languages would be to create an immersive experience that replicates real-life scenarios..."
NZ’s first Maori robotics challenge to be held in Whakatane
Twelve teams from primary schools across the Eastern Bay of Plenty will compete in a new regional robotics competition...
Flinders University aims for connected cloud with Dell Boomi
Flinders University has turned to Dell Boomi's iPaaS as it seeks to deliver a personalised and customised education experience to its 26,000 students.
Synnex targets education and entertainment with new robotics deal
Synnex Austraia is adding UBTech Robotics to its portfolio in a deal which targets the education and entertainment markets.