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LearnCoach closes $1.5m seed round
The tutorials are designed for students who want to learn NCEA subjects but can’t make it to a physical classroom.
18 Dec 18
NZTech’s top three tech trends impacting the wellbeing of Kiwis
CEO Graeme Muller says these major tech developments will significantly impact lives of New Zealanders for the better.
24 Jan 18
You're Invited: Conference explores games and learning
Upcoming conference invites educators and the games industry to meet and look to the future of learning, together.
19 Jun 17
NZ’s slow technology uptake could affect education
“If we, New Zealand, became early adopters as well as empowered our young people to work at crafting technology to solve every-day problems."
12 Jun 17
New app seeks to fill gap in Maori language resources
“Many New Zealand families here and overseas want to learn some te reo Māori especially for use with their young children..."
06 Apr 17
Digital learning supported in New Plymouth school upgrades
“It’s essential that students with learning support needs receive the same educational opportunities as their peers..."
27 Mar 17
Digital tools still need to work with analog brains
Research suggests that there are significant educational benefits to some old-fashioned analogue skill sets that can be critical to the way we think.
21 Nov 16
Gaming workshops inspire 'aha' moments in youth
Gaming workshops are the way to boost youth interest in science and technology, encouraging them towards gaming, programming and coding careers.
18 Jul 16
Nikki Kaye speaks: Progressing 21st Century school infrastructure
"I thought it may be useful to give you an update on where we are at with the wider education portfolio, including digital infrastructure."
18 Jul 16
$3m for Taranaki and Whanganui schools
"The investment will expand capacity and will focus on providing flexible learning spaces with the latest infrastructure to support digital learning."
09 Jun 16
Wearables in the classroom - it's all the rage
"Wearables are becoming commonplace in our everyday life, and are now being heartily adopted by schools around the world."
26 May 16
Teachers feel technology improves classroom experience, but few implement it
It has been revealed that the large majority of teachers believe technology helps facilitate learning, however a small minority effectively use it.
10 May 16
Another multi-million upgrade for Auckland school
“This project is further proof that the Government is committed to modernising school property and getting ahead of Auckland’s population growth."
26 Apr 16
$26m redevelopment for Takapuna Grammar School begins
Takapuna Grammar School is set to start a major redevelopment worth $26 million that will vast improvement to the school's digital learning spaces.
14 Apr 16
Interactive content and gamification: Key trends shaping education
"These technologies are data-driven and sophisticated online platforms and software that adjust to learner interactions and performance levels."
11 Apr 16
Auckland school to get $10 million upgrade
The spaces will be flexible to support different ways of teaching & learning, and feature the latest IT infrastructure to support digital learning.
31 Mar 16
In pictures: Apple in the classroom
"We believe that technology has the power to transform the classroom."
11 Feb 16
Informal learning opportunities abundant during holidays
Summer holidays can lead to a drop in children’s learning levels when they are left to electronic devices.
11 Jan 16
$8.5 million revamp for Wellington school
The focus of the redevelopment will be on creating an innovative learning environment, with the latest IT infrastructure to support digital learning.
14 Dec 15
Ed tech market grows, thanks to ongoing innovations
The education technology and smart classrooms market is set to reach $93 billion by 2020, driven by education hardware and software innovations.
08 Sep 15
Are you prepared for the education technology revolution?
“Schools are often reluctant to change their existing MIS but need to realise education is entering a decade of remarkable opportunity."
23 Jul 15
Connected Learning Advisory enables Maori elearning
The Ministry of Education’s Connected Learning Advisory is helping New Zealand schools and Māori communities make the most of digital technologies.
22 Jul 15
NZ Government invests $5m into digital learning advisory service
A new advisory service that’s aimed at helping schools understand the digital learning opportunities available has launched in New Zealand.
09 Apr 15
Online higher education courses provide wider access, higher quality and lower costs
Technology is vital in providing accessible education to students around the world, said Sir John Daniel at an event in Wellington.
03 Dec 14