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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.
Why IT security is a critical part of every learning environment
“Education institutions rely on technology delivered through the network for learning. If a device brings down the network then learning stops."
Telstra's Security Operations Centre launched in Sydney
Telstra’s Sydney Security Operation Centre is now fully operational, with Melbourne’s opening hot on its heels.
Startup bringing STEM workshops to more schools with Mercedes win
MindKits was established in December 2008 after seeing a lack of support for New Zealanders in learning robotics and physical computing.
Kiwi kids attempt world record - to get the most kids coding in 24hrs
Kiwi school children all over the country will play a part in setting a new world record this Tuesday - to get the most kids coding in 24 hours.
A Kiwi startup is revolutionising education and workplace training with virtual reality
Corvecto is a Kiwi startup that works with enterprise organisations of all sizes looking to grow their business through virtual reality...
Become a certified self-driving car engineer from the comfort of your couch
New Zealand's first micro-credential, a self-driving car engineering programme is to be delivered online by Udacity...
Coding for kids? littleBits teaches the essentials through intuitive games
The littleBits Code Kit is an introduction to coding in the classroom that promises it will engage students and teachers alike...
Cybersecurity starts with training your employees
At the end of an education and awareness initiative, all users should be able to understand how to identify security threats & how to respond to them.
Dr. Lance O'Sullivan & The Moko Foundation to hold Northland socioeconomic summit
The Moko Foundation will run a summit in Waitangi focused on improving the health, education, leadership and economic standing in Northland.
Are Asian nations too relaxed about cybersecurity?
"Systems proposed to make people more secure (e.g., HTTPS indicators in browsers) may not be as effective on a global scale as previously thought."
Crime drama inspires NZ student to embrace cyber security career
The allure of crime shows like NCIS could be enough to attract more people to study for a career in cyber security.
Catholic Education WA and University of Sunshine Coast make Microsoft moves
Microsoft clocks up two more education wins with Catholic Education Western Australia and The University of the Sunshine Coast.